2016: Year In Review

Here are the most read articles of 2016. Jump to a specific month, or scroll through the year beginning to end

Timeline

Here are the most read articles of 2016. Jump to a specific month, or scroll through the year beginning to end.

January

#1
JAN

Google Compare Versus Agents: Who is Winning?

#2
JAN

How to Thrive in the New Age of Underwriting

#3
JAN

What Investor Activism Means for Insurers—Those Under Attack and Those That Aren’t

#4
JAN

Five Ways to Turn Top Performers Into Leaders

#5
JAN

Chubb CEO Evan Greenberg Predicts Little Post-Merger Exec Turnover

#6
JAN

P/C Insurer Profits Pressured From All Sides in 2016

February

#1
FEB

Where Insurers Rank Among World’s Top Brands: 2016

#2
FEB

The Underwriting Staffing Challenge: Recruitment Strategies for a Vanishing Talent Pool

#3
FEB

Why Google's Online Insurance Experiment Failed: The Insurance Industry Sounds Off

#4
FEB

QBE NA ‘Turns Corner’ With Best Combined Ratio Since 2011

#5
FEB

AIG's Plan to Decentralize and Other Things Revealed in Its Strategic Plan

#6
FEB

The First Audience 

March

#1
MAR

U.S. Small Commercial Insurance Sector Ripe for Competition: McKinsey

#2
MAR

How to Use Big Data to Prevent Claims Instead of Paying Them

#3
MAR

If the Insurance Industry Were Netflix, Amazon or Apple

#4
MAR

The Disconnect Between Underwriting and Claims Handling: A Policyholder Perspective

#5
MAR

AIG Will Slash 242 Jobs in NYC

#6
MAR

The Latest Launches From Chubb, Aon Benfield, Travelers and More

April

#1
APR

Fallout from the Travelers CGL Cyber Ruling: Insurance Buyers and Sellers Beware

#2
APR

National General Founder Michael Karfunkel Dies; He Also Launched AmTrust

#3
APR

Federal Court Rules Travelers CGL Policy Covers Data Breach

#4
APR

CFOs Reveal Wackiest Expense Report Submittals; What to Do About Them

#5
APR

Ex-AIG CEO Benmosche's Posthumous Memoir Slams Wall Street Greed

#6
APR

CNA Grabs More Chubb Veterans for Leadership Positions

May

#1
MAY

Chubb CEO Greenberg Rolls Out Welcome Mat for High Net Worth Competitors

#2
MAY

Martin Senn, Former Zurich CEO, Commits Suicide

#3
MAY

Practical Tips for Disrupting Insurance Distribution

#4
MAY

Chubb CFO Bancroft: Getting It Done

#5
MAY

Executives On The Move at W.R. Berkley and Travelers

#6
MAY

Berkshire Hathaway's Jain Chooses 'Zero Maintenance' Executive to Lead Gen Re

June

#1
JUN

Open Office Layouts Have Adverse Impact: Research

#2
JUN

Erie Insurance Tests Google Glass as Underwriting Workforce Efficiency Tool

#3
JUN

Analyzing J.D. Power Ratings: How National, Regional Auto Insurers Stack Up

#4
JUN

Don’t Let Emotions Control the Conversation, Exec Coach Says

#5
JUN

Zurich Org Change Not Radical, CEO Greco Says; Financial Targets to Come

#6
JUN

U.S. Treasury Reviewing Fosun’s Acquisition of Ironshore

July

#1
JUL

An Open Letter to My Younger Self: Leadership Tips and Career Advice

#2
JUL

Chubb CEO Evan Greenberg: 60 Mid-Level Managers Left Since M&A Deal Announced

#3
JUL

AIG Commercial CEO Schimek: Transformation Will Be ‘Second to None’ 

#4
JUL

It’s Pokémon Go Time for Insurers

#5
JUL

A.M. Best’s ‘A-‘ Rating Not as Good as It Seems: Fitch Analysis

#6
JUL

Actuaries, Underwriters Still at Odds as Predictive Analytics Usage Grows

August

#1
AUG

Jay Fishman, Travelers' Legendary Leader, Has Died

#2
AUG

CNA Plans to Eliminate Central Zone Network; Job Cuts Unclear

#3
AUG

Who Sits Where Impacts Employee Performance: Study

#4
AUG

AIG, Chubb, XL Group Lead in U.S. Cyber Coverage Market Share: Fitch Ratings

#5
AUG

Are Wearable Clouds the Next Innovation in Data Storage?

#6
AUG

Climate Change Modeling Is Closer Than You Think

September

#1
SEP

Wells Fargo Lesson: Culture Work Hard for Growing Cos., Says Markel CEO

#2
SEP

Top 25 Non-Life Reinsurers: Swiss Re Leads, Berkshire Drops in A.M. Best’s 2016 Ranking

#3
SEP

Unhappy at Work: Bad Job in Early Career Has Health Impact in Your 40s

#4
SEP

Consolidation Vaults Tokio Marine to List of Top U.S. Surplus Lines Groups: A.M. Best

#5
SEP

"Danger Phase" May Be Next for P/C Industry Loss Reserves

#6
SEP

Zurich Combines Corporate/Commercial Arms Into Single Unit; Ex-AIG Exec to Lead It

October

#1
OCT

Hurricane Matthew Kills at Least 7 in NC; Power Outages, Flooding in 3 States

#2
OCT

Does Analytics Mark the End of Underwriter Influence?

#3
OCT

About Those Rates: Why Allstate’s Rating Program May Not Be What It Seems 

#4
OCT

CEO Viewpoint: Challenge of Disruption Awakens a Sleeping Giant

#5
OCT

Hurricane Matthew Moves Out to Sea; Flooding Continues, Death Toll Climbs

#6
OCT

Agents to Carriers: We’re Your Customers

November

#1
NOV

Property/Casualty Insurance Industry Ready to Work With Trump

#2
NOV

What to Expect in Commercial Insurance Pricing in 2017: Willis Towers Watson Forecast

#3
NOV

Why a Five-Hour Workday May Make Sense

#4
NOV

Commercial Underwriting: From Strategy to Execution

#5
NOV

Reversal of Fortune: How One CEO Went From Behind Bars to the Front of Insurance Technology

#6
NOV

Will GoFundMe Disrupt the Insurance Industry?

December

#1
DEC

What’s Next for Zurich and AIG; Commercial Insurance Appetites Explained

#2
DEC

La Niña Will Chill Northern U.S., Dry Out the South Through Winter

#3
DEC

Too Much Tech, More Lawyers Fuel Auto Insurance Woes: Hartford Execs

#4
DEC

Progressive Tops A.M. Best's Premium Ranking of U.S. Commercial Auto Insurers

#5
DEC

Working Moms Could Reduce Insurance Industry Staffing Frustration 

#6
DEC

Updated: Liberty Mutual to Grab Specialty Insurer Ironshore for $3B