Kristin Moyer

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

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 20, 2012  |  2 Comments

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 Whether the euro crisis has impacted their IT budget Whether the euro crisis would influence investments in innovation Results of the polling revealed that 50% [...]

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Euro Crisis:Get Ready for More Regulation and Protectionism.

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 10, 2012  |  Comments Off

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 discusses and supports the potential for greater control over the financial markets by governments, including a continuation of the current schemes that print more money [...]

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Can Europe Innovate Out of a Crisis?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 13, 2011  |  1 Comment

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 European market saddled with an on-going crisis and likely poor economic growth, if not recession, for several years to come? The new European Programme for [...]

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The Tragedy of the Euro Fiscal Commons

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 9, 2011  |  Comments Off

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 been reached between many Eurozone countries on addressing the crisis. All but the UK whose current leader believes such a deal is not in the [...]

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Is the business model for life insurers sustainable?

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 15, 2010  |  3 Comments

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 interest rate on the capital markets and the interest rates guaranteed by life insurers wouldn’t match he said. Mr. Sanio added hat insurers will have [...]

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Social Networking for Insurance Depends on a More Concrete Commitment to Achieve Business Value

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 30, 2009  |  2 Comments

Steve Leigh from the insurance team here –   I wanted to let everyone know that I along with two colleagues here at Gartner (Juergen Weiss and Stephen Forte), will be talking about social networking for insurance in our upcoming teleconference on November 6th.   It seems to me that there remain considerable questions about what [...]

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Let’s Meet in Cannes!

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 15, 2009  |  4 Comments

From Peter Redshaw> Within the Banking and Investment Services team, we continue to receive a wide range of enquiries from our financial services clients. What is clear from these ongoing interactions with clients is that time is of the essence – time to plan and form strategies is in short supply, and clients are increasingly [...]

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Risk Management and Social Media: A Paradigm Shift

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 9, 2009  |  26 Comments

Maureen O’Neil here.  During recent interactions with clients, I wasn’t surprised to hear that many are considering social media initiatives.  That’s because the fastest growing segment of Web content is blogs, message boards and social communities.  These forms of social networking upend the traditional form of top-down information dispersal because information freely flows in and [...]

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Insurers: Be Prepared to Ramp up your Risk Management IT Spending

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 30, 2008  |  17 Comments

Maureen O’Neil and Juergen Weiss here. Although the worldwide insurance markets have not yet been as severely impacted as the banking industry, it is already obvious that a new wave of regulation will wash over the industry.  This new wave of regulation will extend beyond Solvency II, Sarbanes-Oxley and the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and [...]

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