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Big Data Best Practices in Insurance: Lessons Learned From Early Adopters

Published: 11 September 2014

ID: G00268708

Analyst(s): Kimberly Harris-Ferrante


While adoption rates of big data technology within the P&C and life insurance industry rise, most insurers fail to use big data to its fullest potential. Insurance CIOs and IT leaders should understand potential pitfalls and best practices in order to optimize big data results.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Enlist Business Leadership to Drive Big Data, With Involvement From Representatives Across the Enterprise
  • Build the Right Governance Structure and Leadership Model for Data
  • Consider Both Structured and Unstructured Big Data Opportunities

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