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Careers Technology

A Simplified Approach Is The Best When Recruiting Technical Talent

For technology employers, the recruiting game is fierce, especially for smaller firms that compete with industry giants such as IBM, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Accenture and Cisco. How do smaller cont...

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Insurance Technology

Consulting Companies: The Swiss Army Knives of the Insurance Industry

This article serves as a primer for identifying the different types of consulting companies out there, and how to find the best consulting fit. (Photo credit: D-M Commons.) Like the Swiss army knives,...

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Insurance Technology

The Benefits of Actively Managing Technical Debt

Most insurers have a business technology ecosystem that has grown and advanced over years and decades. These are combinations of older and newer systems, legacy and modern data stores, and integration...

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Healthcare Technology

How Healthcare Organizations Can ‘Pay Off’ Technical Debt

Technical Debt—also known as Design Debt or Code Debt—is a concept in software development that reflects the implied cost of additional rework caused by choosing an easy solution now instead of using ...

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Insurance Technology

Four Ways to Build Effective Agile Teams

In Part One of this series, the focus was on the advantages and disadvantages of creating a separate and distinct team for any project’s integration work, as opposed to having integration work as part...

IntegrateSystems
Insurance Technology

How to Integrate Systems More Efficiently

As many insurers have discovered, the risks entailed in core system modernization are not what they used to be. There are still plenty of risks, of course, but in many cases these have less to do with...

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Data Architecture Technology

Analogical Storytelling Approach to Technical Communication Barriers

Data technologists are often challenged with effectively communicating complex technical information to the non-technical side of the business to gain approval for the funding, the resources, the prio...

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Healthcare Technology

The Purpose–Driven Project Approach

Modern Information Technology work is all about outcomes. Market pressures, competitive differentiators, customer service expectations and new capabilities are just a few of the reasons that insurers ...