News and Events

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Press Releases

2020: Three Wishes

~ by George Grieve The P&C Insurance Market is Surviving the Effects of Covid - So Far If you make your living in the P&C insurance market like the CastleBay Companies, then you are vitally interested in how your carrier clients are faring during the Covid pandemic. I am grateful to be involved in an industry that is socially and economically important ...

40/10 – Insurance/Guidewire

~ by Berney Bradley Insurance Technology - A Lagging Indicator There was a time when my career path was considered pretty lame. In the 80’s and 90’s, as technology began to boom throughout the economy, most of my peers were jumping from industry to industry, following the latest technical fad and building a resume of technical expertise. I, on the other hand, ...

Margin

~ by Randy Wagner Project Teams that Create Margins Up Front are Better Positioned for Success Creating margin is the simplest definition of being an adult. When a person begins to account for themselves and leave some buffer room for error and unexpected surprises, they depend less on others to bail them out. Margin then is choices, options, degrees of freedom, extra ...

Leadership is Action Not a Position

- by Kiran Dadi You Don't Need a Title or a Position to Lead “Leadership is action not a position” is a great quote from Donald McGannon. Leadership is not about the role we hold in an organization, rather it is about the action we choose to take. It is quite simply about choice and behavior. Taking a leadership approach, regardless of ...

Agile Testing; 30 is the New 21

- by Dr. Bill Shaffer Kent Beck Started the Agile Testing Methodology 30 Years Before it Caught On in Insurance In 1989, Kent Beck, the originator of extreme programming, wrote a paper titled “Simple Smalltalk Testing: with Patterns.” It was the start of the agile testing methodology. In the paper, Kent Beck said: “I don’t like user interface-based tests,” referring to automated ...

Scope Bleed

- by Randy Wagner "Scope Bleed" - It's the Work That Never Gets Done. Learn How to Prevent It. Much worry and process is wrapped around the scope creep that happens as requirements evolve during the development and maintenance of policy administration systems (PAS). However, budgets and timelines are finite, and we lose low-impact defects along the way to make room for ...

Events

November 3-6, 2019 Guidewire Connections

Guidewire Connections
Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
Get more info on Guidewire Connections here.

October 29-30, 2019 Duck Creek Partner Summit

Duck Creek Technologies LogoLocation: Columbia, South Carolina

May 5-7, 2019 ITA LIVE 2019

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Location: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Get more info on ITA LIVE 2019 here.
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News and Events

Come back to this page frequently to see what we’ve done, what we’re doing, where we’ve been, and where we’ll be.

Press Releases

2020: Three Wishes

~ by George Grieve The P&C Insurance Market is Surviving the Effects of Covid – So Far If you make your living in the P&C insurance market like the CastleBay Companies, then you are vitally interested in how your carrier clients are faring during the Covid pandemic. I am grateful to be involved in an…

40/10 – Insurance/Guidewire

~ by Berney Bradley Insurance Technology – A Lagging Indicator There was a time when my career path was considered pretty lame. In the 80’s and 90’s, as technology began to boom throughout the economy, most of my peers were jumping from industry to industry, following the latest technical fad and building a resume of…

Margin

~ by Randy Wagner Project Teams that Create Margins Up Front are Better Positioned for Success Creating margin is the simplest definition of being an adult. When a person begins to account for themselves and leave some buffer room for error and unexpected surprises, they depend less on others to bail them out. Margin then…

Leadership is Action Not a Position

– by Kiran Dadi You Don’t Need a Title or a Position to Lead “Leadership is action not a position” is a great quote from Donald McGannon. Leadership is not about the role we hold in an organization, rather it is about the action we choose to take. It is quite simply about choice and…

Agile Testing; 30 is the New 21

– by Dr. Bill Shaffer Kent Beck Started the Agile Testing Methodology 30 Years Before it Caught On in Insurance In 1989, Kent Beck, the originator of extreme programming, wrote a paper titled “Simple Smalltalk Testing: with Patterns.” It was the start of the agile testing methodology. In the paper, Kent Beck said: “I don’t…

Scope Bleed

– by Randy Wagner “Scope Bleed” – It’s the Work That Never Gets Done. Learn How to Prevent It. Much worry and process is wrapped around the scope creep that happens as requirements evolve during the development and maintenance of policy administration systems (PAS). However, budgets and timelines are finite, and we lose low-impact defects…

Events

November 3-6, 2019 Guidewire Connections

Guidewire Connections
Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
Get more info on Guidewire Connections here.

October 29-30, 2019 Duck Creek Partner Summit

Duck Creek Technologies LogoLocation: Columbia, South Carolina

May 5-7, 2019 ITA LIVE 2019

ITA logo
Location: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
Get more info on ITA LIVE 2019 here.
CastleBay Consulting Favicon

Why not visit our contact page, we would love to chat with you!