Madison, Wis. -
Peter Logothetis pondered the multi-dimensional role of today's chief information officer, and he concluded that it's part of a natural - and necessary - evolution.
From enabling the business to meet corporate objectives, to building strong working relationships with the entire workforce (not just uppe......Full article >>>
nge in ownership, developing new ways to achieve strategic goals, and transforming information technology.
Winterthur US was a holding company comprised of two property-casualty business units: the Madison-based General Casualty Insurance
, and the Seattle-based Unigard Insurance Group
, which now are part of QBE Regio......Full article >>>
ucts and to select products.
Logothetis is in charge of selecting the analytical tools that would enable such data aggregation, and it will require some detailed analysis of products available on the market. Many insurance companies now view this [data] as proprietary knowledge, Logothetis said.
On a separate but parallel track, the company is working to improve the ease of doing......Full article >>>
view, the key to these and other IT implementations is having the right business sponsor, a person on the business side who champions the project throughout, and a hard-nosed project manager who can head off trouble and ensure that vendors toe the line.
Logothetis' experience tells him to beware of executive sponsors that cite an urgent need for automation and then are rarely heard from a......Full article >>>
thing scalable in this area in the near future.
Time to teach
Logothetis, who holds an MBA in information systems from DePaul University
, was for 20 years an adjunct professor in the computer science department at DePaul. Now, he's interested in a teaching role in Madison, where he could help groom future technologists.
I'm in d......Full article >>>
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