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Former Canada Health Infoway CTO joins startup that aims to finally take health records digital

Remember that episode of Seinfeld where Elaine confronts her doctor about her medical chart that labels her as "difficult?" In the opening of The Package episode...

Intact Insurance leverages commercial fleet data from Telus to more accurately price premiums

Big data and the Internet of Things allow for more detailed information to be collected about driver behaviour to improve safety and productivity

Insurance CIOs: Prepare for high-maintenance youngsters

Instant messaging, smart phones, virtual meetings and company-supplied PCs. Is there anything else young people are demanding from prospective insurance employers? Why, yes. They want Facebook access as well. Find out what tech toys insurance companies need lure young hires

Insurance carrier AXA moves to XML-based SOA

The Montreal-based firm installs an automated data transferring system that eliminates the need for employees to imput information from hard copies. How reusable services get developed almost by accident

IBM and Manulife forge ties on two fronts

In a flurry of press releases and corporate handshakes, IBM Canada Ltd. and Manulife Financial Corp. announced Monday both a new partnership to fund a university research centre and a new outsourcing deal.

New Vermont ‘opt-in’ privacy law faces legal challenge

Beginning next week, financial services companies with Vermont customers will face strict limits on what they can do with the personal data of state residents. These new privacy rules have prompted five insurance industry trade groups to jointly file a lawsuit against state officials, while also warning that the rules will hike business costs and hurt customers.

Internet too complex to secure, says executive

When he goes to Washington, D.C. this week to testify before the U.S. Congress on computer and Internet security, Bruce Schneier, the chief technology officer of Counterpane Internet Security Inc., would like to tell them that such efforts are currently done poorly and with the wrong goals.

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