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BlacksInTechDetroit
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...

CoolPlacesXby2021
Press

X by 2 Named Crain’s Cool Place to Work in Michigan for Third Consecutive Year

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, ...

MCWTBlogImage
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...

ExistentialIT
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...

DataModels
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

Improve Customer Experience with 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...

CrainsCoolPlaces2020
Blog

X by 2 Recognized by Crain’s as a “Cool Place to Work” in Michigan

X by 2 was recently named as one of the 2020 Cool Places to Work in Michigan, as recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business and Best Companies Group. A multi-year winner, X by 2 also made the list in 2019...

EnterpriseArchitecture
Architecture Technology

Road to Success Paved with Business-Driven Architecture

The road to competitive advantage and market success in the healthcare and insurance industry has taken many twists and turns since the advent of the computerized age. From mainframes to client-server...

Cloud computing
Technology

Microservices Are the Key to Flexible Architecture & Development

There’s a lot of hype swirling around the use of Microservice Architecture (MSA): how to define it exactly, and whether or not the microservices concept is the next big thing in architectural and deve...

EnterpriseArchitecture_Rob
Insurance Technology

Enterprise Architecture: Strategic Approach Needed Now More Than Ever

The practice of Enterprise Architecture (EA) has taken a pounding over the past several years. It has been criticized as too rigid and structured to cohabitate with Agile, and too conceptual and theor...