Why Combining Software with Services is Good Business

Jim FiniManaging risk is what insurance is all about. Unpredictability rules the roost. Tornados touch down in unexpected places, super storms are drifting further up the northeast coast. Western U.S. droughts are unprecedented. Trends point to more disasters to come. Unpredictability is not just the nature of the business, it’s the nature of nature itself. Having the flexibility to choose among options – such as deciding whether to outsource or insource your claims services, or whether to deploy software or request services– is key to survival.

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Enservio VP of Research & Development Jim Fini: “Some exciting new products are on tap”

Jim Fini“Innovations in Insurance” is a Q&A Enservio blog that interviews thought leaders working to improve the quality of work while managing change within their organizations.

At the Property Innovation Summit, Enservio Labs was announced as an independent kind of ‘think tank’ or incubator, allowed to imagine possibilities for developing new products. Anything you can share on that front? 

Enservio Labs is in its third year of operations. An early product to come out of Enservio Labs was ContentsITV, the industry’s first analytics product that predicts the value of contents in a household.  Soon we’ll be taking the wraps off a fraud detection product unlike anything else on the market today. We’re also working with key partners on a couple of exciting new initiatives in the areas of mobile and underwriting analytics.

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Average Cost to House a baby? More than you think.

Baby Room

Babies are adorable. But expensive.

A baby crib and bedding, changing pad, stroller, highchair, car seat, sling carrier, doorway jumper, monitor, walker, bathing tray, diaper bag…  Did you know that Americans spend on average $2776 on such items for little baby Sue or Jimmy?

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