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Chris Cheatham

Chris Cheatham
I'm like the Dr. Dre of insurance policies.
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The Insurance Innovation Dilemma

by Chris Cheatham | Jan 15, 2016 | Technology
Last week I wrote an Insurance post over on LinkedIn that touched off quite a conversation. I made the point that the insurance industry is not doing enough to create and implement new technology solutions. I pointed to hackathons as one example of "talking" but not "doing" innovation. 
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Is Insurance Technology Insanely Great?

Ever since I read the Steve Jobs biography, I have been obsessed with Apple's approach to technology.  The company's approach to technology can be summarized with one mantra:  

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Algorithms on the Insurance Brain

by Chris Cheatham | Nov 11, 2015 | Analytics, Technology

I can't stop thinking about algorithms. I am obsessed and I want to tell you why.

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The Most Important Step for Insurance Software Development

by Chris Cheatham | Sep 21, 2015 | Technology

Most insurance software is enterprise-level. As an observer of the insurance market, I have watched numerous insurance software rollouts face the same fate at launch: frustration and exasperation because user requirements are not met.

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7 Must Read Business Books for Insurance Pros

Insurance agents have a tough job. An agent could work with any number of industries on a given day. One customer might work in transportation, another in construction. An agent must understand each of these industries.

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3 Characteristics of Amazing Insurance Agents

Listening to smart, successful people is fun and empowering. I wish I had done more of it when I was a young (20ish) professional. On August 19, I attended a wonderful panel called "Grow to CEO" hosted by GenKC and CBIZ.

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Insurance Thought Leadership Features Riskgenius CEO

by Chris Cheatham | Jul 29, 2015 | Technology, Riskgenius

If insurance technology and innovation interests you, I would recommend Insurance Thought Leadership. Also known as ITL, the site aggregates thought pieces from leading insurance technology enthusiasts. I have been reading everything ITL publishes for some time.

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What the Insurance Industry Can Learn From Uber Part 2

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What Can the Insurance Industry Learn from Uber? Part 1

by Chris Cheatham | Jul 06, 2015 | Collaboration, Technology

According to experts, the insurance industry is primed for disruption. What will that disruption look like and how can you prepare? I recommend studying the business models of so-called disruptive companies (here's a great book to get you started).

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What is the Low Hanging Insurance Technology Fruit?

by Chris Cheatham | Jun 29, 2015 | Analytics, Technology

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