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Vendor Connect Tours

Monday, June 8, 2020

 9:50AM – 10:55AM

880 - Accounting, Audit & Tax Consulting Services

For those interested in accounting, audit, and tax consulting services related to the insurance industry, this tour will include exhibitors that deal specifically with products, processes, and services that can make accounting, audit, and tax functions operationally effective and financially efficient.   Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Recall updates to regulatory changes
  • Recognize those consulting services in this space to assess the best fit for your company’s needs
  • Recognize approaches and processes for making your company’s accounting practices more efficient

 

881 - Digital Billing & Payment Processing

Digital billing, remittance, and claims payment processing continue to be an area of focus for forward-thinking insurance companies.  As the macro trends of customer-centricity and the digitalization of the industry continue, solutions are required that bridge the gap between traditional premium billing and claim payment systems, and the emerging world of mobile apps and rising customer expectations. The efficient handling of these functions improves cash flow and customer service, resulting in improved goodwill and trust with an insurer’s key stakeholders.  

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Recognize systems and services that automate, manage or directly support billing and collection
  • Identify how the efficient handling of these functions can improve cash flow
  • Define how this major touchpoint with policyholders and agents aids in customer retention and agency relationships

882 - Enterprise Software Suites

Several solution providers offer a large set of pre-integrated suite solutions, vendors on this tour offer core system capabilities – policy administration, claims and in some cases billing functionality – and one or more of the following:  enterprise-wide rules or workflow engines, underwriting, rating engine, reinsurance, agency portals, consumer portals, document imaging/management, reporting/business intelligence, and/or financial/accounting functionality. 

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Summarize how the enterprise software suites can address enterprise risk and resource management
  • Define the benefits of an integrated and consistent solution for insurance processing across the enterprise
  • Explain the need for a common data model for improved data quality and reporting
  • Translate how enterprise software suites can provide a consistent user interface across core system functions

883 - Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics

Insurance companies continue to master the art and science of all things Big Data, inclusive of business intelligence, advanced data analytics, and predictive modeling to gain a competitive advantage in the areas of risk selection, segmentation, underwriting, and pricing. By investing in solutions and expertise in data science and information management – along with modern core systems capabilities – insurers are working to deliver data-driven decision-support capabilities.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Explain how BI and related solutions can help insurance companies improve strategic planning, marketing, rating, and underwriting
  • Explain how to create actionable analytics that can improve processes, services, and profitability
  • Define how to use these solutions for operational efficiencies and competitive advantage

884 - Digital Transformation & Emerging Technologies

The digitalization of the insurance industry continues to accelerate.  The emerging technology and process innovation driving this trend are transforming the insurance industry. Digital-first, mobile capabilities, telematics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones, self-driving cars, and other new technologies have become instrumental in enabling insurers to differentiate themselves through more efficient underwriting, enhanced customer experience, and fraud control.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Identify insights into the opportunities, investments, and adoption rate of emerging technologies and the potential that brings for transforming the insurance industry
  • Recognize the trend lines for emerging software, hardware, services, and providers
  • Explore, experiment and consider emerging technology uses within your business model

885 - Data Protection & Information Privacy

Data Protection & Information Privacy have become foundational issues in the digital economy, and the insurance industry is right in the center of it all.  Insurers understand that they have been entrusted to securely collect, organize, and retain the personal information of their customers and other key stakeholders as part of offering insurance services.  This relationship – a risk mitigation agreement between insurer and policyholder – is based on trust.  If and when that trust gets broken, it can be difficult to regain.  This track will highlight the industry-leading solutions that help to protect that trust and mitigate risks. 

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Identify and understand  the latest services, developments, approaches, and techniques in the ever-evolving battle to keep trusted information protected.
  • Identify the leading providers of data protection and information privacy products and services, and what they offer to insurers that could be the difference between a data breach and a detected intrusion alert that was prevented.
  • Demonstrate a deeper knowledge of the solution providers in this space to make a more informed decision about the kinds of solutions and services that best fit your company.

886 - Modernizing the Policy Administration System and Data Migration

If you are ready to invest in digital tools that improve data management and analysis and migrate away from legacy platforms this tour will look at system options with increased flexibility, advanced capabilities, and configuration tools for speedy implementation.  Join this track and learn about new core systems and microservices-based insurance specific frameworks that have been designed to meet the demands of a digital world and high tech consumer, including straight out of the box implementation, component-based custom build approaches, configurable functions and screens, and improved integration capabilities.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Execute on, or plan for, investment in modernizing policy administration systems and processes.
  • Recognize the digital capabilities and features that enable improvements in customer experience, underwriting/rating, data and analytics, forms and documents, and data accessibility and quality.
  • Identify how modern policy systems can leverage emerging digital distribution channels.

887 - Investments Strategies and Banking Solutions and Services

In today’s volatile market place with continuing low interest rates, insurers desire to optimize relationships with their strategic investment and banking partners to maximize returns while managing costs to a minimum. 

Whether you need help with investment risk management, or whether you are looking for back-office banking solutions and services, including Treasury Management learn:

  • Recognize how various provider solutions can help you manage investment risk
  • Identify ways to optimize investment return in a low-interest-rate environment
  • Identify what banking solutions and services are available to support Treasury Management

888 - Financial and Systems & Services

This tour features solution providers specializing in the full breadth of accounting, reporting, and tax solutions.  For those considering purchasing, upgrading, outsourcing, or anything in between, this is a must-attend tour.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Identify how to make accounting departments more efficient, comply with regulatory controls, and simplify financial audits
  • Define how to seamlessly integrate financials and investments into operational insurance systems
  • Recognize how investment reporting systems and services can help get the most from any insurer’s largest assets
  • Analyze an investment portfolio to drive profitability
  • Relate how to automate yellow and blue book reporting
  • Identify the latest trends and developments in investment and banking services.
11:10AM – 12:15PM

980 - Accounting, Audit & Tax Consulting Services

For those interested in accounting, audit, and tax consulting services related to the insurance industry, this tour will include exhibitors that deal specifically with products, processes, and services that can make accounting, audit, and tax functions operationally effective and financially efficient.   Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Recall updates to regulatory changes
  • Recognize those consulting services in this space to assess the best fit for your company’s needs
  • Recognize approaches and processes for making your company’s accounting practices more efficient

 

981 - Digital Billing & Payment Processing

Digital billing, remittance, and claims payment processing continue to be an area of focus for forward-thinking insurance companies.  As the macro trends of customer-centricity and the digitalization of the industry continue, solutions are required that bridge the gap between traditional premium billing and claim payment systems, and the emerging world of mobile apps and rising customer expectations. The efficient handling of these functions improves cash flow and customer service, resulting in improved goodwill and trust with an insurer’s key stakeholders.  

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Recognize systems and services that automate, manage or directly support billing and collection
  • Identify how the efficient handling of these functions can improve cash flow
  • Define how this major touchpoint with policyholders and agents aids in customer retention and agency relationships

982 - Enterprise Software Suites

Several solution providers offer a large set of pre-integrated suite solutions, vendors on this tour offer core system capabilities – policy administration, claims and in some cases billing functionality – and one or more of the following:  enterprise-wide rules or workflow engines, underwriting, rating engine, reinsurance, agency portals, consumer portals, document imaging/management, reporting/business intelligence, and/or financial/accounting functionality. 

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Summarize how the enterprise software suites can address enterprise risk and resource management
  • Define the benefits of an integrated and consistent solution for insurance processing across the enterprise
  • Explain the need for a common data model for improved data quality and reporting
  • Translate how enterprise software suites can provide a consistent user interface across core system functions

983 - Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics

Insurance companies continue to master the art and science of all things Big Data, inclusive of business intelligence, advanced data analytics, and predictive modeling to gain a competitive advantage in the areas of risk selection, segmentation, underwriting, and pricing. By investing in solutions and expertise in data science and information management – along with modern core systems capabilities – insurers are working to deliver data-driven decision-support capabilities.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Explain how BI and related solutions can help insurance companies improve strategic planning, marketing, rating, and underwriting
  • Explain how to create actionable analytics that can improve processes, services, and profitability
  • Define how to use these solutions for operational efficiencies and competitive advantage

984 - Digital Transformation & Emerging Technologies

The digitalization of the insurance industry continues to accelerate.  The emerging technology and process innovation driving this trend are transforming the insurance industry. Digital-first, mobile capabilities, telematics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, drones, self-driving cars, and other new technologies have become instrumental in enabling insurers to differentiate themselves through more efficient underwriting, enhanced customer experience, and fraud control.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Identify insights into the opportunities, investments, and adoption rate of emerging technologies and the potential that brings for transforming the insurance industry
  • Recognize the trend lines for emerging software, hardware, services, and providers
  • Explore, experiment and consider emerging technology uses within your business model

985 - Data Protection & Information Privacy

Data Protection & Information Privacy have become foundational issues in the digital economy, and the insurance industry is right in the center of it all.  Insurers understand that they have been entrusted to securely collect, organize, and retain the personal information of their customers and other key stakeholders as part of offering insurance services.  This relationship – a risk mitigation agreement between insurer and policyholder – is based on trust.  If and when that trust gets broken, it can be difficult to regain.  This track will highlight the industry-leading solutions that help to protect that trust and mitigate risks. 

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Identify and understand the latest services, developments, approaches, and techniques in the ever-evolving battle to keep trusted information protected.
  • Identify the leading providers of data protection and information privacy products and services, and what they offer to insurers that could be the difference between a data breach and a detected intrusion alert that was prevented.
  • Demonstrate a deeper knowledge of the solution providers in this space to make a more informed decision about the kinds of solutions and services that best fit your company.

986 - Delivering the Best Customer Experience

As technology continues to evolve, the behavior and dynamics of consumers also change. Insurers need to ready themselves to respond quickly to changing customer expectations in an increasingly digital and connected world. Customer demand for reliable and compelling experiences enabled by business technology continues to grow exponentially.  Now more than ever, insurers have an opportunity to influence persistence, retention, and expectations through improved customer experience. Join this track and learn about the value of customer engagement: how customers view, engage, and affect the insurance industry, as well as their expectations for the future.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Recognize how improved customer portals affect the customer experience
  • Communicate how to influence persistence and retention through improved customer engagement
  • Recognize how changing customer expectations influence the insurance industry

987 - Reinsurance Systems & Services

Reinsurance remains a significant part of every insurer’s balance sheet. Attendees on this tour will gain insights from leading solution providers whose systems and services either automate or directly support the management of reinsurance and collection of reinsurance receivables.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Recognize how various provider solutions support treaty and facultative management
  • Identify ways to optimize reinsurance processes for both issuance and claims transactions
  • Define how to manage the payables and receivables of reinsurance transactions to help drive profitability

988 - Financial and Systems & Services

This tour features solution providers specializing in the full breadth of accounting, reporting, and tax solutions.  For those considering purchasing, upgrading, outsourcing, or anything in between, this is a must-attend tour.

Attendees will leave this tour able to:

  • Identify how to make accounting departments more efficient, comply with regulatory controls, and simplify financial audits
  • Define how to seamlessly integrate financials and investments into operational insurance systems
  • Recognize how investment reporting systems and services can help get the most from any insurer’s largest assets
  • Analyze an investment portfolio to drive profitability
  • Relate how to automate yellow and blue book reporting
  • Identify the latest trends and developments in investment and banking services.