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Euro Crisis: 50% of Firms Stuck Behind the Planning Eight Ball

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 20, 2012

Contributed by David Furlonger Today we conducted our Euro Crisis Webinar. 416 participants were surveyed about: Whether their enterprise had plans in place to deal with a worsened euro crisis...

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Euro Crisis:Get Ready for More Regulation and Protectionism.

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 10, 2012

Contributed by David Furlonger   [ Register Now For January 19th webinar: Euro Crisis Webinar ] An interesting article appeared on Reuters yesterday: Financial repression is here and may be helpful. It...

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Euro Crisis: What is the Connection between Hypothecation and the Future of Money?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger On the weekend, I read a rather alarming commentary by David Stockman European Banking System is on the Verge of Collapse. While this analysis clearly highlights...

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Can Europe Innovate Out of a Crisis?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 13, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger Commentators suggest over half of the companies on the 2009 Fortune 500 list began during a recession or bear market. Does this offer hope to a...

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The Tragedy of the Euro Fiscal Commons

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 9, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger As announced on the BBC (and other media outlets) today: Euro crisis: Eurozone deal reached without UK it appears on the surface as if consensus has...

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The Euro Crisis - Are IT Professionals Prepared for the Fallout?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 8, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger Today's WSJ suggested the Euro currency was finished: Banks Prep for Life After Euro This is another news article, in a continuing stream, that has become...

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Will insurance curtail the new cyber risks?

by Juergen Weiss  |  May 13, 2011

The digital economy has suffered a number of serious blows during the last couple of weeks and months. Data breaches from Sony, Epsilon and others. System outages from Amazon's Elastic...

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Are insurers losing the control over their distribution channels?

by Juergen Weiss  |  April 27, 2011

Two recent news made me thinking about the increasing threat for life and P&C insurers to lose the control over their distribution channels. Google announced in March the acquisition of...

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Welcome to the Gartner insurance blog!

by Juergen Weiss  |  April 5, 2011

There are 159,228,799 blogs worldwide according to Blogpulse. So this blog is number 159,228,800. The purpose of this blog is to provide insurance practitioners interested in Gartner's insurance research with...

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Is the business model for life insurers sustainable?

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 15, 2010

This is Juergen Weiss from the insurance research team. The Head of the German regulator, Jochen Sanio, did articulate concerns about the future business model of life insurers. The current...

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