Innovation How-To-Guide

Carrier Management Magazine • May/June 2019 Edition

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About Church Mutual's Sensor Technology Program

In 2017, Church Mutual Insurance Company was recognized for its Sensor Technology program with the "Award in Innovation" by the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies and by Celent with a ...

What—Me? Hire a Coach?

Performance coaching continues to grow in popularity. As businesses and organizations strive for the competitive edge, it makes sense to make sure that the people leading are at the top of their ...

Is Insurance Innovation Disruptive Enough?

Less than 10 percent of insurance carriers responding to a recent survey said they spend more than half their time on "disruptive innovation"—and that 10 percent figure has stayed roughly the same ...

About Celent Model Insurers

Celent Model Insurer is awarded for best practices of technology usage in different areas critical to success in insurance and is the main award that an insurance carrier can receive from Celent. It ...

Changing Cultures: The Decade of Insurance CEOs

According to Jonathan Kalman, a founding partner of Eos Venture Fund, "When investors look at an insurer, they will increasingly look at the quality of the leadership and assess whether truly they ...

'New Recipe' Could Make Innovation Easier

Two years ago, when Michael Fitzgerald, a senior analyst at Celent, was interviewing Tim Attia, the CEO of Slice Labs, Fitzgerald asked Attia how much it cost to launch the InsurTech's first product. ...

Eos Venture Partners: Founders and Investments

Eos Venture Partners is a strategic venture capital fund focused on insurance with operations in London, Philadelphia, Paris, Munich, Tel Aviv and Hong Kong. Eos invests in early and growth-stage ...

About Church Mutual

Church Mutual is the largest insurer of religious institutions in the country, with a history dating back more than 120 years. The company insures houses of worship, human services organizations, ...

About Guy Russ

Guy A. Russ, MBA, CPCU, ARM, is Assistant Vice President-Risk Control for Church Mutual. Although he officially joined Church Mutual in August 2012 as director in the carrier's administration ...

The Talent Gap Opportunity

There surely is a talent gap in the insurance industry, as direct industry competitors and companies in non-insurance sectors vie to bring on—and keep—people with technology and change management ...