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Progressive Plans 10,000-Employee Hiring Spree

Progressive plans to hire more than 10,000 people through 2019 to help propel rapid growth. The Ohio-based property/casualty insurer said it wants to fill analyst, IT, corporate, customer care, ...

How Chubb’s Marketplace Works With InsurTechs

Since late 2017, Chubb has been working on "digitizing the agent experience" for traditional agents with the Chubb Marketplace. But Chubb's small business digital distribution strategy also includes ...

Why Writing Small Business Takes Thinking Big

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, the United States has 29.6 million small businesses and more than a third of the U.S. working population is employed at businesses with fewer than ...

MGAs in the Age of InsurTech

Once utilized to amplify the distribution channel or to serve as intermediaries between agents and insurance companies, managing general agencies today have new roles to play. In the "Age of ...

Chubb’s Chief Culture Officer Leads by Example

Holding the position of chief culture officer is no easy task. It takes flexibility, empathy and an inherent ability to listen—to both what is said and unsaid. With a background in retail banking, ...

What to Watch: Issues for Workers Comp Insurers

Workers compensation insurance experts have their eyes on economic trends and political party changes as they spy issues that could impact the line in 2019 and beyond, but perhaps the most pervasive ...

Allstate Reports $312 Million Loss in Q4

The Allstate Corp. lost $312 million in its 2018 fourth quarter, hammered by higher catastrophe losses, a drop in investment income and a larger pension settlement charge. Still, the losses could ...

Decoding the Hidden Value of Unstructured Text Data

Data science is about supporting decisions with insights, advice or predictions based on rigorous analysis of prior business facts, decisions and outcomes. One of the biggest challenges for insurers ...

Developing a High-Performing Data Science Team

Data science has grown substantially over the last several years. Analytics has evolved from its early days within underwriting and pricing, and insurance companies have found new opportunities to ...

Chloe and Insurance: A Love Affair

When Chloe steps out the door of her apartment on her way to work in the morning, her vehicle automatically unlocks its doors while the navigation system maps out the best route based on the latest ...

Executives On The Move at Tokio Marine and W.R. Berkley Corp.

An ex-AIG executive signed on with Tokio Marine HCC as its new business innovation officer. W.R. Berkley Corp. promoted a veteran executive to president of Berkley North Pacific.

An Engineer From Spain Becomes a Tech Entrepreneur

Like a lot of employees at CoverWallet, CEO Inaki Berenguer didn't know very much about insurance for small business before he started the company. "I knew all about technology. I knew that in my ...

Learn to Fail Successfully

"The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry." But learning how to improvise in a structured manner will help ensure the big bumps in the road don't throw you completely off course, says ...

Effective Leaders Show They Care

Want a committed team? Show them that you care, advises leadership expert Steve Keating in a recent posting on his LeadToday blog. He believes that for a leader to be truly effective and make a ...