Michael Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick is technology editor and a contributing writer.
Modernizing Insurance Communication
Brokerage Ops Modernizing Insurance Communication
Q&A with Mike Greene, CEO & Co-Founder of Hi Marley
August 15, 2019
Unicorns Ahead
Industry Unicorns Ahead
Insurtech investments focus on later-stage rounds, larger sums.
August 15, 2019
Trade Credit Digital Market
P&C Trade Credit Digital Market
Trade credit insurance is seeing growth via an online marketplace.
July 12, 2019
Big Deals
Industry Big Deals
Dealmaking pushes one insurtech forward.
June 1, 2019
Empowering Consumers
Health+Benefits Empowering Consumers
Q&A with Andrei Pop, Founder & CEO, Human API
May 23, 2019
The Salesforce is with Applied
Brokerage Ops The Salesforce is with Applied
Applied Systems acquires TechCanary, leading CRM system built on Salesforce.com
May 16, 2019
Hidden Value
Brokerage Ops Hidden Value
Q&A with Andrew Robinson, Co-CEO, Groundspeed Analytics
April 24, 2019
Tech Builds Relationships
Industry Tech Builds Relationships
Snippets from our chat with Jason Keck, CEO of Broker Buddha.
March 27, 2019
Telematics Proves in Pilot
P&C Telematics Proves in Pilot
Philadelphia Insurance is expanding access to its GPS monitoring system after su...
March 1, 2019
Cyber Confidence
P&C Cyber Confidence
Q&A with Patrick Costello, Principal, Evolve MGA
March 1, 2019
Tech for Life
Health+Benefits Tech for Life
One life insurance company is going all in on the mobile health app movement.
January 22, 2019
Google Applies Itself
Brokerage Ops Google Applies Itself
Q&A with Reid French, CEO, Applied Systems
January 22, 2019
Thinking About Tomorrow
Industry Thinking About Tomorrow
NFP works with Tomorrow Ideas on app-based life insurance.
January 22, 2019
Hyper Scale
Industry Hyper Scale
Q&A with Timothy Attia, CEO and Co-Founder, Slice Labs
November 30, 2018
Incubating Insurance
Industry Incubating Insurance
Q&A with Jean Vernor, Head of Incubator, New Strategic Markets, Munich Reinsuran...
October 31, 2018
Breaking the Silence
P&C Breaking the Silence
The industry is raising the volume on hidden cyber risks.
October 31, 2018
Accelerating Change
Industry Accelerating Change
Q&A with Ingo Weber, Co-founder and Group CEO, Digital Insurance Group
September 27, 2018
Ounces of Prevention
P&C Ounces of Prevention
Internet-connected sensors are providing heavyweight savings.
September 27, 2018
Sensor Alert
Industry Sensor Alert
Millennial-run businesses are more likely to use sensors and other tech at work.
August 30, 2018
Blockchain Ecosystem
Brokerage Ops Blockchain Ecosystem
Q&A with Derek Lovrenich, Founder and CEO, and Phil Duncan, COO, of InsureEco Sy...
August 30, 2018
Agency Streamlining
Brokerage Ops Agency Streamlining
Q&A with Reid Holzworth, Founder and CEO, TechCanary
July 18, 2018
Tech Goes Techno
P&C Tech Goes Techno
ProSight uses DJ insurance as a gateway to a digital, gig-worker platform.
July 18, 2018
Tech at Work
Industry Tech at Work
Q&A with David Wald, Aclaimant Co-founder
May 22, 2018
Blockchanges
Industry Blockchanges
Blockchain in use, cyber market growth
May 22, 2018
Blockchain Changes
Industry Blockchain Changes
Q&A with Pavel Bains, CEO of Singapore-based Bluzelle
May 1, 2018
Are ICOs the New IPOs?
Industry Are ICOs the New IPOs?
A hot initial public offering was the dream for the first generation of internet...
May 1, 2018
Insurtech Charges, Cyber Lags
Industry Insurtech Charges, Cyber Lags
Industry invests in one, struggles with the other.
March 28, 2018
Machines Learn Policy Review
Industry Machines Learn Policy Review
Chris Cheatham, Co-founder and CEO, RiskGenius
March 28, 2018
Data-Driven Care
Health+Benefits Data-Driven Care
Q&A with Jim Meadows, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Narus Health
February 28, 2018
CrowBar
Industry CrowBar
This insurtech startup sees brokers as essential.
February 28, 2018
Model Law Moving
P&C Model Law Moving
The NAIC data security model law moves to the states.
February 21, 2018
Technology Driven
Industry Technology Driven
Q&A with Ted Devine, CEO of Insureon
January 24, 2018
Telematics Goes Mobile
Industry Telematics Goes Mobile
Smart phone apps offer useful driving data.
December 4, 2017
Virtual Claims
Industry Virtual Claims
Q&A with CJ Przybyl, Co-Founder and President, Snapsheet
December 4, 2017
Tech Tackles Hurricane Claims
Industry Tech Tackles Hurricane Claims
Drones, phones and more in cat claims.
October 27, 2017
One Truth
Industry One Truth
Q&A with Jayant Khadilkar, Global Head of Analytics and Technology, TigerRisk Pa...
October 27, 2017
Let’s Chat!
Industry Let’s Chat!
Insurers are increasing use of digital voice assistants and chatbots.
October 2, 2017
On Demand
Industry On Demand
Q&A with Scott Walchek, Chief Executive & Founder, Trov
October 2, 2017
Broker Update
Industry Broker Update
Data breaches, cyber captives and the silent risk.
September 5, 2017
Broker-Friendly Benefits
Industry Broker-Friendly Benefits
Q&A with Kevin Dunn, CEO, Decisely
September 5, 2017
Safety Push
P&C Safety Push
Q&A with Peter Schermerhorn, COO, Triax Technologies
July 24, 2017
Blockchain Begins to Enter the Market
Industry Blockchain Begins to Enter the Market
Broker access is emerging. Business models may be affected.
July 19, 2017
10,000 Steps
Lifestyle 10,000 Steps
More companies are promoting fitness wearables to improve the health and safety ...
May 25, 2017
Cleaning Up
Industry Cleaning Up
Q&A with Alex Frommeyer, Co-Founder and CEO, Beam Dental
May 25, 2017
Insurtech Goes Global
Industry Insurtech Goes Global
New York and London aren’t the only hotspots.
April 28, 2017
Gaining Traction
Industry Gaining Traction
Q&A with Mark Breading, Partner, Strategy Meets Action
April 27, 2017
A Peeping Tom in Your Living Room
Lifestyle A Peeping Tom in Your Living Room
Smart technology is collecting your data.
March 29, 2017
Startups Reinvent Insurance
Industry Startups Reinvent Insurance
Q&A with Sabine VanderLinden, Managing Director, Startupbootcamp InsurTech
March 29, 2017
Digital Health Growing
Health+Benefits Digital Health Growing
A look at investments in digital health companies
February 27, 2017
Accelerating Innovation
Industry Accelerating Innovation
Q&A with John Heveran, SVP, CIO, Commercial Insurance, Liberty Mutual
February 27, 2017
Zombie Webcams
P&C Zombie Webcams
Q&A with Donald Light, Director, North American Property/Casualty Practice , Cel...
February 1, 2017
Beat the Bots
Lifestyle Beat the Bots
Video cameras and Web fridges form the new zombie army.
February 1, 2017
Holiday Gift Ideas
Lifestyle Holiday Gift Ideas
OK Google. Where’s my foldable drone?
November 30, 2016
Incubating Innovation
Industry Incubating Innovation
Q&A with Karen Furtado, Partner, Strategy Meets Action
November 30, 2016
Anti-Social?
Lifestyle Anti-Social?
Hacking is growing, with social media sites at risk.
October 26, 2016
Social Security
Brokerage Ops Social Security
Q&A with Patricia Kocsondy, VP, E&O Underwriting, Professional Risk, Chubb North...
October 26, 2016
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
The Boom in Cyber Risk
October 7, 2016
Zero Day
P&C Zero Day
Q&A with JLT Specialty USA and Stanford Securities Litigation Analytics
October 7, 2016
Tech  Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
Building Blockchains
August 29, 2016
Blockchain Means Business
Industry Blockchain Means Business
Q&A with Fei Zhang, Lead of Blockchain Projects at Allianz Group and Michael Eit...
August 29, 2016
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
Hypnotic, Informative Art
July 27, 2016
Q&A Dr. Louis Wicker
P&C Q&A Dr. Louis Wicker
Getting ahead of tornadoes
July 27, 2016
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
Chatbots
July 26, 2016
Robot Risk
Industry Robot Risk
Q&A with Bill Spiers, Vice President, Risk Control Strategies Practice Leader (S...
July 26, 2016
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
Wi-Fi to the Moon
May 2, 2016
Q&A with Jamie Macgregor
Industry Q&A with Jamie Macgregor
How are insurers doing in terms of providing the kind of digital experience cust...
May 2, 2016
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
Turmoil in the Twitterverse
April 1, 2016
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
Virtual Reality Gets Real
February 29, 2016
Q&A Guy Weismantel
Industry Q&A Guy Weismantel
Guy Weismantel, Vice President of Marketing, Vertafore
February 29, 2016
Is the iBurger Next?
Lifestyle Is the iBurger Next?
News and apps for tech-savvy takeout
February 1, 2016
Q&A with Randy Nornes
Industry Q&A with Randy Nornes
Randy Nornes, Executive Vice President Aon Risk Solutions
January 29, 2016
Tech Briefing December 2015
Lifestyle Tech Briefing December 2015
Holiday Kickoff
November 30, 2015
Q&A with Tom Srail
Industry Q&A with Tom Srail
Tom Srail, Willis Group, Regional Industry Leader, North America, Technology, Me...
November 30, 2015
Tech Briefing November 2015
Lifestyle Tech Briefing November 2015
Parking Spaces: Tech’s New Frontier
October 30, 2015
Q&A with Karen Furtado
Industry Q&A with Karen Furtado
Karen Furtado, Partner, Strategy Meets Action
October 30, 2015
Tech Briefing October 2015
Lifestyle Tech Briefing October 2015
Robotel
October 1, 2015
Engage the Customer
Brokerage Ops Engage the Customer
Reid French, CEO, Applied Systems
October 1, 2015
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
Wild Roamers
August 27, 2015
Q&A with Chris Duncan
Health+Benefits Q&A with Chris Duncan
Chris Duncan, Chief Growth Officer, EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants
August 27, 2015
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
From cell phone to X-Box, Windows 10 will connect almost everything.
July 28, 2015
Storm Riders
P&C Storm Riders
Joe Cione, Lead Scientist, Coyote Unmanned Aircraft System National Oceanic and ...
July 28, 2015
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
It’s i-Time!
June 2, 2015
Q&A with Robert Peterson
Industry Q&A with Robert Peterson
Robert Peterson, Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law
June 2, 2015
Cyber Sabotage
P&C Cyber Sabotage
Tom Reagan, Cyber Practice Leader, Marsh
April 30, 2015
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
No Truce in Net Neutrality Battle
April 30, 2015
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
From Sedan to Salon: A Living Room on Wheels
March 25, 2015
Q&A with Donald Light
Industry Q&A with Donald Light
Donald Light Director, North American Property/Casualty Practice, Celent
March 25, 2015
A Flood of Information
P&C A Flood of Information
Rob Newbold, Senior Vice President at AIR Worldwide
February 23, 2015
Q&A with Ben Beeson
Industry Q&A with Ben Beeson
Ben Beeson, Vice President of Cybersecurity and Privacy, Lockton Cos.
January 22, 2015
Tech Briefing
Lifestyle Tech Briefing
Tech Unwrapping
December 2, 2014
Q&A with Peggy Hellweg
Lifestyle Q&A with Peggy Hellweg
Peggy Hellweg, Ph.D., Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, University of Californi...
December 2, 2014
Tech Briefing November 2014
Lifestyle Tech Briefing November 2014
Private Eyes
October 27, 2014
Q&A with Chris Chan
Lifestyle Q&A with Chris Chan
Chris Chan, Creative Director, Health Imagination, Towers Watson
October 27, 2014
Tech Briefing September 2014
Lifestyle Tech Briefing September 2014
Wearable Health
September 30, 2014
Q&A with Tom Srail
Industry Q&A with Tom Srail
Tom Srail Executive Vice President, Practice Leader: Technology, Media and Telec...
September 30, 2014
Tech Briefing Sept. 2014
Lifestyle Tech Briefing Sept. 2014
Forget me not?
August 28, 2014
Tech Briefing July 2014
Lifestyle Tech Briefing July 2014
Charge It!
July 17, 2014
Tech Briefing June 2014
Lifestyle Tech Briefing June 2014
“Brick” Your Phone
May 29, 2014
Q&A with Shawn Ram
Brokerage Ops Q&A with Shawn Ram
Shawn Ram, National Technology Practice Leader, Aon Risk Solutions
May 29, 2014
Tech Briefing May 2014
Lifestyle Tech Briefing May 2014
Your Next Mobile Device: The Connected Car
April 28, 2014
Q&A with Edward Flanagan
Brokerage Ops Q&A with Edward Flanagan
Edward Flanagan, EVP, High-Tech Practice Leader, William Gallagher Associates
April 28, 2014
Q&A with Lauri Floresca
P&C Q&A with Lauri Floresca
Lauri Floresca, SVP, partner, Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.
March 1, 2014
Tech Briefing March 2014
Lifestyle Tech Briefing March 2014
Travel Proof Your Phone
March 1, 2014
Q&A with Craig Beattie
Industry Q&A with Craig Beattie
Craig Beattie, Senior Analyst, Celent
January 28, 2014
Tech Briefing January/February 2014
Lifestyle Tech Briefing January/February 2014
Let’s Hope Airplane Mode Is Still Required
January 28, 2014