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Cyber Liability Insurance Continues to Evolve
A recent survey revealed that nearly three quarters of business leaders are most concerned about potential risks associated with cyber security threats to their organizations. The survey also found that even though business leaders perceive that they are taking adequate measures to protect their organizations, in reality they're falling short of doing what's necessary to mitigate the risk associated with these potential threats.
Watch three of our ACORD Certified Experts go head-to-head to find out who knows the most about the Standards. Are you ready to play along and test your ACE knowledge?
Data modeling expert Steve Hoberman breaks down exactly what data modeling is, and how different types of organizations can use it in their day-to-day operations.
Brooks Tingle of John Hancock explains the latest developments in wearable technology and how it allows consumers and their insurance companies to collaborate in unprecedented ways.
Being concerned with the "customer experience" just means good old-fashioned customer service, right? Wrong! David Hurst of West Monroe Partners explains the ways that insurance companies need to see from the current customer's point of view.
Is artificial intelligence a useful tool, a threat to your livelihood, or both? Craig Beattie (Senior Analyst, Celent) explains the latest developments in the world of robotic brains.
Jody Queen-Hubert discusses her work at the School of Risk Management at St. John's University, and the techniques she uses to give her students valuable real-world experience in the insurance industry.
Rich Collier tests the ACORD knowledge of pedestrians in New York City.
ACORD President & CEO Greg Maciag and ACORD Insurance Innovation Challenge architect Bill Hartnett take a quick break during the semi-final round to discuss what's happened, what's going on now, and what's yet to come in the Challenge.
ACORD President & CEO Greg Maciag talks to Doug Hubbard of Hubbard Decision Research about the techniques of applied information economics: the science of estimating.
Doug Johnston, VP of Insurance Solutions at Applied IVANS, shares the results of some recent studies and what they say about standards driving efficiency and, ultimately, profitability for agencies.
Anthony O'Donnell of Insurance Innovation Reporter discusses the latest developments in driverless cars, and how they're already impacting insurance companies.
Innovation Strategist Karen Morris discusses the potential for innovation enabled by the rise of big data. (Part 1 of 2)
Innovation Strategist Karen Morris discusses the potential for innovation enabled by the rise of big data. (Part 2 of 2)
Contestants from the 2015 ACORD Insurance Innovation Challenge answer the fundamental question: what is innovation?
Dax Craig of Valen Analytics explains the impact of Google's recent moves into the insurance business.
Insurance mobile app expert Kiki Johnson gives us the lowdown on how apps look from both the business and consumer points of view, and what you need to have in mind when launching your own.
ACORD started with forms, and although we're about a lot more now, we haven't forgotten where we came from! Learn about the forms available - from traditional paper forms to new eForms - from ACORD's Anthony Bologna.
ACORD is the language of technology that enables millions of transactions and activities and helps enrich your future.
Bill Hartnett describes the latest advances in augmented reality and 3D printing technology, and how they'll affect the insurance industry.
Kimberly Holmes, Global Head of Strategic Analytics for XL Group, evaluates the business value of data & analytics and the benefits and challenges involved in its implementation.
Kathleen Swain, Innovation Advisor at USAA, discusses recent regulatory developments in the use of drones by insurance companies.
ACORD President & CEO Gregory Maciag interviews Aaron Soline of the National Insurance Crime Bureau on using data and social media to uncover insurance fraud.
Social media marketing expert Ryan Hanley gives his tips for using non-traditional technologies to reach consumers in the digital age. (Part 1 of 2)
Social media marketing expert Ryan Hanley explains the Four Components of Social Media and how to most effecitively put them to work for your business. (Part 2 of 2)
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and blogger DJ Waldow discuss the ways business can humanize their customer interactions.
Anthony O'Donnell (Insurance Innovation Reporter) discusses "gamification" with Johnell Johnson.
Mark Breading of Strategy Meets Action analyzes the insurance industry's use of big data in 2014, and its impact for the future.
Casey Fleming, CEO of BLACKOPS, discusses cyber security and the "insider threat." Part 1 of 3.
Eric Qualkenbush, from the BLACKOPS Board of Directors, discusses cybersecurity and the "insider threat." Part 2 of 3.
Erik Matson of BLACKOPS Partners Corporation discusses the "insider threat" in cybersecurity. Part 3 of a three-part series with the BLACKOPS experts.
Part 3 of a 3 part series with industry thought leader Pat Saporito about creating a culture of analytics in your business.
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Peter Teresi discuss the internet of things and what it will mean.
Anthony O'Donnell of Insurance Innovation Reporter discusses recent surveys about policyholder satisfaction and the threat of large online service companies getting into the insurance business.
Part 2 of a 3 part series with industry thought leader Pat Saporito about the role the ACORD framework can play in leveraging data and analytics.
Anthony O'Donnell (Insurance Innovation Reporter) discusses the pros and cons of either "wrapping" or replacing back office systems with Johnell Johnson.
ACORD's Mark Westin and Peter Teresi discuss the emerging trend of responsive web design.
Anthony O'Donnell (Insurance Innovation Reporter) discusses millennials in the insurance industry with Johnell Johnson. (May 2014)
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Peter Teresi take on the topic of cypber security
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Mark Breading (Strategy Meets Action) discuss analytics in property and casualty (P&C).
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Peter Teresi discuss the benefits of cloud computing.
Part 1 of a 3 part series with industry thought leader Pat Saporito about getting the most out of your data and analytics.
Cal Durland talks with Ken Winer, VP of Agency Channel for National Flood Services.
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Mark Breading (Strategy Meets Action) discuss analytics in life and annuity (L&A).
Joshua Mooney (Counsel at White & Williams) shares insight on cyber risk and cyber liability. 6.2014
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Mark Breading (Strategy Meets Action) discuss the analytics spectrum.