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FutureDevInternsBlog
Blog Careers Technology

Letter of Advice to All Future Dev Interns

When I accepted my role at X by 2 as an Intern Consultant, I was both excited and terrified. This would be my first experience working at a software consultancy, or a tech company of any kind. I was e...

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Insurance Technology

Digital Transformation and the Digital Divide in Insurance

The term “digital divide” was coined in the mid-1990’s by consumer groups who were concerned that the growth and spread of the Internet would lead to those who had access to the Internet, and those wh...

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Data Architecture Insurance Technology

Effectively Optimizing Data In Insurance

Insurance has always been a data-driven business, from ancient waybills recorded on papyrus under the Code of Hammurabi, to the charters of the first property insurers after the Great Fire of London. ...

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Insurance Technology

Digital Life Insurance for a Digital World

For any life insurer, future success means resonating with demographically diverse generations of new consumers where they live—and that’s increasingly in a digital world. For those fans of the early ...

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Press

X by 2 Partners with Blacks In Technology Detroit Chapter

As a new partner of the Blacks In Technology (BIT) Detroit chapter, X by 2 is proud to support BIT’s mission to “stomp the divide” in the tech industry. Black professionals make up only 3% of employee...

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Press

X by 2 Cool Place to Work 2021

X by 2 is proud to be ranked 7 of 100 on Crain’s 2021 Cool Places to Work in Michigan list. Recognized for the third consecutive year, our company has continued to prioritize employee health, growth, ...

MCWT
Press

Championing Women In Technology

X by 2 Announces Partnership with MCWT Closing the gender gap and supporting women in technology is vital to the growth and success of the industry. We support the advancement of women ...

Working Remotely
Blog Careers

X by 2 at Home: What to Expect From our Hybrid Remote Model

For the past year and a half, the X by 2 team has not only worked from home but excelled at home. Though the transition to remote work was an adjustment, we found that our team’s ability to collaborat...

Cloud Security
Blog Cloud Healthcare Insurance Technology

Understanding the Cloud: Cost, Security and Management

Over a decade ago, the technology world was a bit different. Web forms were the standard, databases were relational, and clouds were aloft in the sky. Since then, the industry has adopted new patterns...

IT Consulting
Blog

Welcome to the Era of Existential IT

In just a few short years, information technology has gone from tactical, to strategic, to existential in nature. IT departments are well-accustomed to dealing with the pressure that comes with delive...

Data Models
Data Architecture Healthcare Insurance

How to Rework Insurance Data Models

Efforts to rework existing data models come down to the very same question that is asked for reworking most existing systems: retrofit what exists or start over with a clean slate? It’s a non-trivial ...

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Architecture Technology

Single Page Application Architecture

The insurance industry has been transforming itself for several years now. Core systems modernization, Cloud and Mobility strategies, and investments in Insurtech startups are just a few of the ways i...