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2019 Top Predictions for Insurance

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: December 10, 2018

Number of Pages: 9

Price: $95.00 USD

Will current insurance trends continue, slow-down, or accelerate? Will brand new developments rock the industry? Each year SMA makes predictions about the upcoming year in insurance. more »

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Insurance in Transformation: New Models, New Partnerships, New Entrants, New VC Investments

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: November 28, 2018

Number of Pages: 9

Price: $995.00 USD

We are witnessing an unprecedented era of experimentation in the insurance industry. There are important announcements every day regarding new activities, many of which would have been unheard of 10... more »

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Emerging Tech in Personal Lines: Broad Implications, Significant Activity

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: October 15, 2018

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $995.00 USD

Emerging technologies are affecting personal lines insurance in significant ways. They are changing the risks faced by customers, providing new options for interaction, revolutionizing how insurers assess and select risks,... more »

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Emerging Tech in Commercial Lines: Ramping Up Adoption

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: October 5, 2018

Number of Pages: 14

Price: $995.00 USD

Emerging technologies are spurring transformation at commercial lines organizations – but not all at the same rate or with the same business impact. more »

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Transformation in Action: Success Stories and Use Cases

2018 SMA Summit Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: September 28, 2018

Number of Pages: 23

Price: $995.00 USD

SMA has released a new report on the 2018 SMA Summit: Transformation in Action which was held in Boston on September 16 – 17, 2018. The Summit was a resounding success. more »

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Who Is Really Disrupting The Insurance Industry? And What You Can Learn from Munich Re’s Journey

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: July 11, 2018

Number of Pages: 8

Price: $995.00 USD

“Disruption” is frequently an emotionally charged word. In today’s InsurTech-infused world, it has become a word that is most frequently associated with “aspiration versus reality.” Many external forces have been... more »

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InsurTech 2018: 10 Key Themes Will Shape the Future

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: May 2, 2018

Number of Pages: 17

Price: $995.00 USD

2018 is a pivotal year for the InsurTech startup movement. This report identifies ten key themes that illustrate how InsurTech is changing and what to expect in the coming years.  more »

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The Emerging Tech Landscape: 10 Mega-Trends for 2018 and Beyond

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: March 29, 2018

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $995.00 USD

There are so many developments in the technology world and so much change that it is difficult to keep up. more »

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Innovation is Mandatory: SMA Annual Innovation in Insurance Report

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: January 11, 2018

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $995.00 USD

Innovation is normalizing in business models and being woven into business strategies and plans, and insurers are figuring out how to create a culture of innovation. more »

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2017 InsurTech Recap: The Momentum Continues to Build

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: December 29, 2017

Number of Pages: 22

Price: $395.00 USD

This research report contains a collection of thirteen blogs published by SMA over the past year on the InsurTech movement. The report includes a recap of the year for InsurTech. more »

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Winning With Convergence: The 5 Foundational Realities

An SMA e-book

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: December 22, 2017

Number of Pages: 16

Price: $395.00 USD

The insurance industry is in transformation, resulting in huge challenges for managing current operations while leveraging new capabilities from InsurTech, emerging tech, and digital. more »

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Progress Toward a Connected World: A Compilation of Insurance Blogs

An SMA Research Summary

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Furtado, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: December 5, 2017

Number of Pages: 37

Price: $695.00 USD

This research report includes twenty-one blogs published by SMA over the past year on emerging technologies and the connected world. more »

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2017 SMA Summit: Winning With Convergence

A Special SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: October 5, 2017

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $995.00 USD

This research report provides highlights from all of the speakers and sessions of the SMA Summit event held in Boston, September 18, 2017. more »

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InsurTech and Personal Lines: Examples, Use Cases, and Implications

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: October 4, 2017

Number of Pages: 14

Price: $995.00 USD

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Insurance Transformation: Looking 10 Years Back, Looking 10 Years Forward

An SMA e-book

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: August 4, 2017

Number of Pages: 14

Price: $395.00 USD

The world has changed dramatically in the last 10 years and is likely to change even more dramatically over the next 10. more »

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The Top 10 Best Practices in Insurance Innovation

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: July 13, 2017

Number of Pages: 10

Price: $395.00 USD

Some of the best innovation success stories are built out of the lessons learned from watching the attempts of others as they either falter or flourish. more »

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InsurTech and Commercial Lines: A Surge of Activity and New Implications

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: May 25, 2017

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $995.00 USD

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AI/Machine Learning in Insurance: A Force to be Reckoned With

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: April 6, 2017

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $995.00 USD

AI/machine learning is one of the top technology areas of interest for insurers today. This SMA research report takes a fresh look at the broad field of artificial intelligence, focusing... more »

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2017 Emerging Tech Landscape: Implications for Insurance

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: February 28, 2017

Number of Pages: 10

Price: $995.00 USD

This report identifies four key trends in emerging technologies and discusses their implications for the insurance industry. more »

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2017 InsurTech Landscape: Aligning to Business Strategies

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: February 23, 2017

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $995.00 USD

SMA has been actively engaged in the InsurTech movement through research, InsurTech clients, and involvement in related insurer strategies. more »

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Insurance in Transformation: Building 7 Bridges to the Future

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: January 12, 2017

Number of Pages: 10

Price: $995.00 USD

In times of rapid evolution, it is imperative that organizations have clarity about the business actions they can take to get to the other side of a changed business environment. more »

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SMA Top 10 Insurance Predictions for 2017

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Furtado, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: December 21, 2016

Number of Pages: 8

Price: $995.00 USD

2016 was a memorable year for insurance. Ongoing trends and game-changers are likely to make 2017 another year of transformation for insurance. more »

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Emerging Technologies in L&A Insurance: 2016 and Beyond

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: December 8, 2016

Number of Pages: 11

Price: $995.00 USD

This research report assesses thirteen emerging technologies in the context of Life and Annuity insurers’ progress and plans. more »

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Innovation in Insurance in 2016: The Coming of Age

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: December 6, 2016

Number of Pages: 14

Price: $995.00 USD

This is the fifth annual report on innovation from SMA, and is based on a survey of insurers and observations regarding market activities. more »

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Blockchain in Insurance: Insurer Progress and Plans

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: November 10, 2016

Number of Pages: 11

Price: $995.00 USD

Blockchain is a revolutionary technology that could fundamentally change the way business is conducted and result in the restructuring of major industries. more »

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Bridging Today to Tomorrow: Seven Paths to Become a Next-Gen Insurer

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: November 2, 2016

Number of Pages: 10

Price: $995.00 USD

At the 2016 SMA Annual Summit, SMA introduced the concept of insurers building bridges from today to their future state as part of the transformation to becoming a Next-Gen Insurer. more »

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Reflections on Emerging Tech and the Connected World

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: October 20, 2016

Number of Pages: 26

Price: $395.00 USD

Developments in emerging tech, the connected world, and InsurTech are progressing at a dizzying pace. And the implications for the insurance industry are significant. more »

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The 2016 SMA Innovation in Action Awards: Solution Provider Case Studies

An SMA Special Report

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: October 6, 2016

Number of Pages: 19

Price: $1,495.00 USD

The annual SMA Innovation in Action Awards for Solution Providers are given to those solution providers whose innovative solutions or services are enabling insurers to make real progress in their... more »

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The 2016 SMA Summit Recap

An SMA Special Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: September 29, 2016

Number of Pages: 14

Price: $995.00 USD

This research report provides highlights from all of the speakers and sessions of the SMA Summit event held in Boston, Sept. 19, 2016. more »

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The 2016 SMA Innovation in Action Awards: Insurer Case Studies

An SMA Special Report

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: September 19, 2016

Number of Pages: 43

Price: $2,500.00 USD

The annual SMA Innovation in Action Awards for Insurers are given to insurers of all types and sizes who are rethinking, reimagining, and reinventing the business of insurance. more »

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Emerging Technologies in P&C Insurance: 2016 and Beyond

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: September 13, 2016

Number of Pages: 11

Price: $995.00 USD

This research report assesses thirteen emerging technologies in the context of P&C insurers’ progress and plans. more »

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The InsurTech Universe: Understanding Company Positioning and Maturity

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Jennifer Overhulse, Principal Owner, St. Nick Media

Publication Date: August 31, 2016

Number of Pages: 12

Price: $995.00 USD

Tracking the activity and investments in the rapidly expanding InsurTech space is one thing. It is quite another for an individual insurer to assess which trends and companies are most... more »

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The Changing Face of Claims: How Innovation Is Fueling Claims Transformation

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Karen Pauli, Principal

Publication Date: July 28, 2016

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $1,495.00 USD

Claims is a major area of innovation in the insurance industry today, driven by claims executives’ pragmatic need to increase efficiency, reduce complexity, and improve the customer experience. more »

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The Top 10 Ways Emerging Tech Will Transform Insurance

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: July 12, 2016

Number of Pages: 11

Price: $995.00 USD

Emerging technologies are changing the world – and our research and work with insurers confirm that they will change the insurance industry in fundamental ways in the process. more »

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Insurance in the Connected World: Observations on Opportunities and Threats

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: February 4, 2016

Number of Pages: 11

Price: $995.00 USD

There is a widespread understanding that the evolving connected world has very significant implications for insurers. more »

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Game Changers in Insurance: The Pace of Change Accelerates

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Monique Hesseling, Partner

Publication Date: January 28, 2016

Number of Pages: 12

Price: $995.00 USD

Insurers can no longer remain relatively isolated – the world is changing and the implications for the industry are huge. more »

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Insurance in 2015: A Pivotal Year

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: January 4, 2016

Number of Pages: 4

Price: $395.00 USD

This research brief contains SMA’s reflections on 2015, in the form of the top 10 trends that laid the foundation for the pivotal year and positioned the insurance industry for... more »

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Innovation in Insurance: Continued Momentum and Making Impacts

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: December 15, 2015

Number of Pages: 10

Price: $995.00 USD

This report takes a look at the continuing progress of innovation, highlighting the increasing pace of adoption and the upward movement in maturity levels among insurers in the context of... more »

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The 2015 SMA Innovation in Action Awards: Solution Provider Case Studies

An SMA Special Report

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: September 30, 2015

Number of Pages: 44

Price: $4,500.00 USD

The annual SMA Innovation in Action Awards for Solution Providers are given to solution providers within the insurance ecosystem that have successfully implemented innovative and transformational solutions that create real... more »

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2015 SMA Summit Recap

An SMA Research Brief

Publication Date: September 29, 2015

Number of Pages: 10

Price: $695.00 USD

Becoming a Next-Gen Insurer was the focus of the 2015 SMA Summit. A sold-out crowd gathered at the fourth annual SMA Summit held at the Boston Mandarin Oriental on September... more »

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The Impact of Emerging Technologies in Claims

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: July 30, 2015

Number of Pages: 7

Price: $995.00 USD

SMA has identified three top emerging technologies for use in claims: drones and aerial imagery, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things (IoT). more »

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Mobile Technologies in Insurance

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: July 28, 2015

Number of Pages: 4

Price: $695.00 USD

Mobile technology usage is becoming more widespread in insurance, but there are many opportunities to continue expanding into new areas and functions. more »

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The 2015 SMA Innovation in Action Awards: Insurer Case Studies

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: September 21, 2015

Number of Pages: 50

Price: $4,500.00 USD

The annual SMA Innovation in Action Awards for Insurers are given to insurers of all types and sizes that have successfully implemented innovative and transformational business and technology initiatives that... more »

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Collaboration Technologies in Insurance

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: July 9, 2015

Number of Pages: 4

Price: $695.00 USD

The class of technologies referred to as collaboration technologies has expanded, matured, and enjoyed increased usage in insurance. more »

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Maturing Technologies in Insurance

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: June 11, 2015

Number of Pages: 3

Price: $695.00 USD

Insurers have been investing in a key set of advanced technologies for several years, including mobile, cloud, analytics, social media, and collaboration. more »

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Next-Gen Insurer: 2015 Update – The Journey Continues

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: May 20, 2015

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $995.00 USD

Since the 2014 publication of SMA’s groundbreaking report, Next-Gen Insurer: Fueled by Innovation, the pace of change has continued to intensify and gain momentum. more »

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Claims Transformation: The Journey Beyond Modernization

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: March 31, 2015

Number of Pages: 9

Price: $995.00 USD

This report, the first in SMA’s thought leadership series on claims transformation, examines the need for changes in the end-to-end claims process, starting but not ending with claims system modernization. more »

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SMA Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers – 2015

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Karen Furtado, Partner

Denise Garth, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Monique Hesseling, Partner

Publication Date: February 24, 2015

Number of Pages: 21

Price: $995.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s sixth annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. The list of SMA’s Top 10 Imperatives articulates the key areas that insurers should have... more »

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Innovation Maturity in Insurance: Enabling the Next-Gen Insurer

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Denise Garth, Partner

Guy Fraker, Guest Author

Publication Date: February 19, 2015

Number of Pages: 14

Price: $995.00 USD

This report provides a framework to help insurers assess their current innovation maturity level compared to where they want to be. more »

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The Changing Auto Insurance Landscape: Influencers Driving Disruption and Change

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: January 29, 2015

Number of Pages: 14

Price: $995.00 USD

This research looks at the change and disruption that is greatly affecting auto insurance due to the convergence of multiple influencers, including the shared economy, connected cars, Google and Apple... more »

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Innovation in Insurance: Expanding Focus and Growing Momentum

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: November 12, 2014

Number of Pages: 16

Price: $995.00 USD

This research takes a new look at the continuing progress in and around innovation, highlighting an expanding focus and accelerating momentum. more »

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Crowdsourcing and Open Innovation: Powering the Sharing Economy

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: October 31, 2014

Number of Pages: 12

Price: $995.00 USD

The evolution of mankind and society has always been based on knowledge, expertise, collaboration, and good ideas. more »

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Emerging Technologies: Reshaping the Next-Gen Insurer

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: October 14, 2014

Number of Pages: 30

Price: $1,495.00 USD

Current technologies, along with the growing proliferation of emerging technologies, are now considered some of the greatest agents of change since the introduction of the Internet. more »

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2014 SMA Summit Recap

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: October 1, 2014

Number of Pages: 7

Price: $95.00 USD

The theme for the 2014 SMA Summit was The Innovation Journey: cultivate – activate – accelerate. more »

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2014 Innovation in Action ... Insurer Highlights

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: September 29, 2014

Number of Pages: 35

Price: $4,500.00 USD

Each year SMA recognizes several insurers and solution providers that demonstrate real progress in transforming and deploying next-generation technology for advantage. more »

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The Shifting Competitive Landscape: A New Breed of Industry Challengers

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: August 28, 2014

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $995.00 USD

Historically, the insurance industry has assessed its competition by looking at those companies within the industry that directly compete and sell in the same market segments, offer similar products, use... more »

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The Internet of Things: Creating a Connected World

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: July 31, 2014

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $995.00 USD

The future will be the cloud of things, the cloud of everything. The Internet of Things is transforming our digital environment from static and point-in-time to a dynamic, real-time, actionable... more »

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The Next-Gen Insurer: Fueled by Innovation

An SMA Insights Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: April 11, 2014

Number of Pages: 22

Price: $2,495.00 USD

Innovation is no longer just a nice-to-have initiative. It has become a must-have, strategic, core mandate that will define a new era of winners (and losers). more »

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2014 Insurance Ecosystem: L&A Insurer Business Applications and Technology Projects

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: March 7, 2014

Number of Pages: 16

Price: $995.00 USD

This report, part of SMA’s annual Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, highlights key project priorities for life and annuity insurers in North America. more »

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The New Face of M&A: Dawn of Next-Gen Insurer Business Models

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: March 2, 2014

Number of Pages: 9

Price: $995.00 USD

There is a new trend in M&A in the industry, and technology companies are becoming a part of the M&A fabric. more »

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Google and Insurance: Far Reaching Implications

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Denise Garth, Partner

Publication Date: January 31, 2014

Number of Pages: 8

Price: $995.00 USD

Google has really ratcheted up the innovation momentum they started 2-3 years ago by broadening their digital, mobile, and data presence, and in doing so has raised the potential impact... more »

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SMA Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers – 2014

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: December 19, 2013

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $95.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s fifth annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. This year we’ve not only closely scrutinized and updated each of the Top 10, we’ve... more »

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Next-Gen Technology Trends: New Opportunities and Challenges for Insurers

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: November 29, 2013

Number of Pages: 8

Price: $395.00 USD

This research brief identifies five next generation technologies that are currently having the greatest impact on the insurance industry. more »

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2013 Innovation in Action … Insurer Highlights

An SMA Research Report

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: September 18, 2013

Number of Pages: 46

Price: $4,500.00 USD

Each year SMA recognizes several insurers and solution providers that demonstrate real progress in deploying next-generation technology for advantage. more »

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Innovation in Insurance: From Strategy to Execution

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: October 15, 2013

Number of Pages: 7

Price: $395.00 USD

This research brief highlights how 2013 has been a breakthrough year for innovation in the insurance industry. more »

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Innovation in the Insurance Customer Experience: Examples and Guiding Principles

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: October 7, 2013

Number of Pages: 5

Price: $395.00 USD

Transforming the customer experience is one of the top imperatives insurers are pursuing to create differentiating strategies. more »

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2013 SMA Summit Recap

An SMA Research Brief

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: October 3, 2013

Number of Pages: 3

Price: $95.00 USD

“What is innovative today will be expected tomorrow,” is a powerful insight, quoted from one of the roundtable breakout groups during the 2013 SMA Summit at the Mandarin Oriental in... more »

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Investing for Advantage: 2013 Insurance Ecosystem

Insurer Technology Spending, Drivers, and Projects

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: January 31, 2013

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $1,495.00 USD

This report, part of SMA’s annual Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, addresses IT spending patterns in the North American property and casualty and life and annuities insurance industry. more »

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SMA Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers - 2013

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: January 23, 2013

Number of Pages: 7

Price: $95.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. These imperatives have been defined using SMA’s research and analysis as well as the insight gained... more »

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Innovation in Insurance

Modernize.Optimize.Innovate

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: September 24, 2012

Number of Pages: 7

Price: $395.00 USD

Is innovation really happening in insurance? This SMA Research Brief tackles that question head on, based on a recent SMA survey and innovation discussions with insurers. more »

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Ideation and Crowdsourcing Power

Expanding Idea Generation in Insurance

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Publication Date: July 27, 2012

Number of Pages: 5

Price: $395.00 USD

In today’s supercharged competitive world, it is critically important for insurers to find a way to capitalize on the expertise and creativity of their employees and the external market. more »

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SMA 2012 Top 10 Imperatives

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: March 30, 2012

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $95.00 USD

This research report presents SMA’s annual look at the Top 10 Imperatives for Insurers. These imperatives have been defined using SMA’s research and analysis as well as the insight gained... more »

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2012 Insurance Ecosystem: Positioning for Growth

Insurer Technology Spending, Drivers and Projects

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: January 31, 2012

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $1,495.00 USD

This report, part of SMA's annual Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, addresses IT spending patterns in the North American property and casualty and life and annuities insurance industry. more »

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Next Generation Technology Trends

... important watch points for insurers

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: January 3, 2011

Number of Pages: 8

Price: $95.00 USD

This SMA Insights Research Brief looks at the five next generation technology trends that are now having the most impact on the insurance industry and will continue to be of... more »

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Life and Annuity Ecosystem: Riding the Wave

Technology Spending, Drivers and Approaches

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: November 11, 2010

Number of Pages: 19

Price: $995.00 USD

As part of the SMA Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, this report is a first-of-a-kind detailed analysis of IT spending patterns in the North American life and annuity insurer environment. more »

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Insight on the Future of Insurance

Looking at Technology through the Long Lens

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: July 13, 2010

Number of Pages: 18

Price: $995.00 USD

Insight on the Future of Insurance provides a visionary view, using a 10-year time horizon, of how advances in information & communication technology (I&CT) will alter the landscape, and describes... more »

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Insurance Ecosystem: Fronting the Wave

Agent Technology Spending, Drivers, and Approaches

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: April 23, 2010

Number of Pages: 13

Price: $995.00 USD

This research report assesses the business drivers, IT spending patterns and IT approaches of insurance agencies in North America. more »

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SMA Top 10 Imperatives

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: March 15, 2010

Number of Pages: 16

Price: $95.00 USD

This research report presents srategic insights on the key initiatives all insurers should be considering - the "must haves" for charting a course to recovery.   This slide deck provides insight on... more »

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Insurance Ecosystem: Supporting the Wave

IT Solution Provider Landscape

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: February 11, 2010

Number of Pages: 19

Price: $1,495.00 USD

This report profiles the North American IT solution provider marketplace to assess how it is evolving to meet the needs of property and casualty insurers. more »

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Insurance Ecosystem: Catching the Wave

Insurers' IT Buying Behaviors

Authors:

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Publication Date: January 25, 2010

Number of Pages: 24

Price: $1,495.00 USD

Part of the SMA Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, this landmark report profiles the IT buying behaviors of North American property and casualty insurance companies. The report presents valuable insight on how... more »

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Insurance Ecosystem: Managing the Wave

Technology Spending and Solution Alignment

Authors:

Karen Furtado, Partner

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Publication Date: November 12, 2009

Number of Pages: 30

Price: $1,495.00 USD

This ground-breaking research report looks at how well insurance solution offerings meet the needs and wants of insurers by analyzing where there is alignment and where gaps exist, identifying opportunities... more »

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Insurance Ecosystem: Riding the Wave

Insurer Technology Spending, Drivers, and Approaches

Authors:

Mary Ann Garwood, Partner

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: October 21, 2009

Number of Pages: 27

Price: $1,495.00 USD

As part of the SMA Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, this report is a first-of-a-kind detailed analysis of IT spending patterns in the North American property and casualty insurer environment. more »

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Insurance Ecosystem: Guide to the Marketplace

Authors:

Mark A. Breading, Partner

Deborah M. Smallwood, Founder & CEO

Publication Date: October 20, 2009

Number of Pages: 15

Price: $1,495.00 USD

The Marketplace Guide for Insurance is the foundational report in the SMA Insurance Ecosystem Research Series, providing baseline information about the insurance industry in a comprehensive yet concise manner. more »

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