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Culture or Core Business Systems – Which is the Real Prime Offender?

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Culture or Core Business Systems – Which is the Real Prime Offender?

Bringing change within any organisation is hard to achieve. Arguably the larger the company, the more complex and difficult it…
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Organizational Change Management Part 3: In the Midst of Change

Disruption in the market is threatening to isolate some insurers — keeping them on the outside of new opportunities. Competitive…
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Defining Success in Core Systems Transformation: Knowing Where the Finish Line is and What it Looks Like

Successfully implementing a core system—in any industry, but especially in insurance—is one of the most challenging tasks for any insurance…
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Organizational Change Management Part 2: Are We Competent Enough to Do This?

Change is hard work. Those who don’t think organizational change is risky and problematic, should stop and put themselves in…
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Organizational Change Management Part 1: Leading the Change

Change is personal. So, change management has to be personal, too. No matter how we aim to motivate people to…
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Preparing for Core Systems Transformation: A Practical Primer

In my previous blog post, we looked at signs you might not be ready for a core systems transformation. In…
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Life Core Systems Transformation: 10 Signs You’re Not Ready

Just like it “takes two to tango,” it takes two to transform. Life insurers can’t (or at least shouldn’t) implement…
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I Smell a RAT (Replacement Avoidance Technique)!

Exterminating RATs I can just imagine the ad on Craigslist. “$750,000 – Legacy Policy Administration System, P&C, 30 years old.…
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