There’s lots of discussion about IT trends, but one that is escalating rapidly is the need for the next generation of IT talent and leadership. As insurance companies prepare to be future-ready, IT talent and leadership are critical for future success. Helping to address this need, two organizations IT-oLogy and iTsSC joined forces to help address this challenge, are examples of industry collaboration to lead this effort. Last week, IT-oLogy's Trends 2013 conference, in association with iTsSc (Columbia's Insurance Technology and Service Cluster) held a day-long conference with a theme of “actionable analytics” had engaging sessions on analytics but also mobile, social, cloud, portals and apps that are reshaping every industry, but particularly insurance. The conference served as a forum for IT and insurance professionals, leaders and executives to network, build intellectual capacity, and discuss emerging trends in technology. Innovation Group was proud to be a sponsor and participant in this event. We recognize the importance of nurturing and engaging the next generation of IT professionals and highlighting that Insurance is an exciting and “sexy” industry leveraging leading-edge technology!So first, here's a little information about IT-oLogy and iTsSC. IT-oLogy is a national non-profit collaboration of businesses, academic institutions and organizations dedicated to growing the IT talent pipeline, fostering economic development and advancing the IT profession. For this event, they partnered with iTsSC which is Columbia South Carolina's Insurance Technology and Services Cluster, a group of businesses, educational institutions and industry professionals dedicated to expanding the Midlands of South Carolina as the global destination for insurance, insurance technology and insurance services. 

There’s lots of discussion about IT trends, but one that is escalating rapidly is the need for the next generation of IT talent and leadership. As insurance companies prepare to be future-ready, IT talent and leadership are critical for future success. Helping to address this need, two organizations IT-oLogy and iTsSC joined forces to help address this challenge, are examples of industry collaboration to lead this effort. 

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