The Insurity community gathers in New Orleans to learn, share, and plan for the future
HARTFORD, CT (May 15, 2014) – Insurity, Inc., a provider of core insurance processing and data integration and analysis solutions, recently welcomed customers, partners, analysts, and prospects to its annual user conference, Connected 2014, on April 28-30 in New Orleans. The event continues to attract more and more from the Insurity community with over a 25% year over year growth in attendees, demonstrating Insurity’s expanding market coverage and growing customer footprint. The forum brings together the Insurity community of customers, partners, prospects, and employees to network, learn, share knowledge and best practices, and maximize the value of investments in Insurity solutions.
The theme of the event focused on showcasing the flexibility and depth of functionality of Insurity’s solutions and services to continue to enable customers to achieve their business objectives today while ensuring investment protection for the future. The theme was infused throughout the agenda from customer use cases and roadmaps with particular focus on Insurance Enterprise View (IEV) as an enabler, to core system modernization, to the breadth and depth of the Insurance Decisions Suite across Policy Decisions, Claims Decisions, Billing Decisions and Reinsurance.
The event offered several networking opportunities for all attendees in the unique and fun atmosphere of New Orleans. A full two-day agenda included over two dozen general and breakout sessions ranging from customer presented case studies, innovation in Insurity technology, thought leadership, analyst insights, and hands-on technical workshops. Insurity CEO Jeffrey Glazer presented a keynote on Insurity’s vision of the industry and the company’s investment focus to deliver on that vision. The keynote was followed by a customer facilitated industry analyst panel on “Disruptors to the Industry”.
Commenting on the event, Insurity customer Chuck Fillizola, Vice President & & Chief Information Officer with Sompo Japan Nipponkoa America, said, “Insurity’s Connected event is extremely valuable for our organization — we brought a cross section of key people from multiple disciplines, including Underwriting, Claims, Industry Reporting, Operations and IT to the event. Each team member was able to interact with other customers as well as the Insurity team. The event’s format and length is the right fit for our organization’s needs, providing a good balance between valuable educational content and facilitating networking time. Insurity does a good job of listening to ’us customers‘ and expressing how their plans for the future align to our reported plans.”
Lani Cathey, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing with Insurity, added, “Our customers are our number one priority and our annual Connected event gives us all an opportunity to extend our appreciation for their continued support and invaluable feedback throughout the year. We were excited to have them together to share how they are using our solutions to achieve their business goals. Listening to and learning from our customers continues to helps us tremendously as we plan for the future and take our offerings to the next level.”
Insurity customer speakers included: FCCI Insurance Group, Nationwide Agribusiness, Alaska National, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa America, Zurich, Crum & Forster, Chubb Insurance Company, and Scottsdale Insurance Company.
The agenda included analyst, consultant, and partner speakers: Chad Hersh from Novarica, Donald Light from Celent, Karen Furtado from Strategy Meets Action, Karen Pauli from CEB TowerGroup, Wayne Umland of Wayne Umland Consulting, and Bill Tedrick of NxTech.
Karen Furtado, Partner with Strategy Meets Action, said, “As an industry analyst, it was a pleasure to see the open, honest, and valuable interaction between Insurity and its customers. Insurity’s commitment to its customer base is evident and was validated by the many positive customer comments I heard while attending Connected.”