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Who is the Next Generation Insurance CIO?

Being an insurance CIO is one of the toughest leadership roles in today’s world. From reducing risk, to ensuring compliance, to budgeting, CIOs have always had many responsibilities. However, the chal...

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A First-Timer’s Perspective on ITC Vegas 2023

ITC Vegas is one of the largest conferences in the insurance industry, boasting over 9,000 attendees and 500+ sponsors. As a young marketing professional who had never traveled for business before, at...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

2020 Cool Places to Work
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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...

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The bigger they are, the tougher the talent

Finding and keeping talented people for critical business technology programs and projects remains a difficult challenge across the insurance industry. When it comes to large, transformational type ef...

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Behemoth vs. Boutique: Which consultancy is the best fit?

When it comes to consulting, size still matters. I have found that there is a world of difference between working for a consulting company that employs several thousand people vs. one that employs sev...