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Novarica Research 101

If you’re new to Novarica, we recommend you consider starting with the following reports:

Novarica Core Systems Map

This reference report reviews and explains our framework for insurance enterprise applications. It also includes a link to a downloadable PPT version of the Novarica Core Systems Map for your own internal use.

Business and Technology Trends report for your line of business or sector

Novarica produces annual reports on business and technology trends in each major sector of the insurance industry, including personal lines, commercial lines, specialty, workers comp, reinsurance, individual life, individual annuity, group life/annuity/benefits, and defined contribution retirement. These reports include named examples of recent technology initiatives for companies in this class.

Novarica Market Navigator for Policy Administration Systems suites

Our annual report on policy administration systems suites for property/casualty and life/annuity/health provide detailed information about each solution and vendor organization. We also produce Novarica Market Navigators on other classes of solutions for insurers, including underwriting, billing, claims, business intelligence, documents, and more.

Insurer IT Budgets and Projects

This is our annual study of insurer CIO plans and budgets for the coming year. It looks at relative investment priorities, staffing ratios, budget breakdowns, and other areas, broken down by large and midsize life/annuity and property/casualty insurers.

Novarica New Normal 100: Data, Digital, and Core Capabilities for Insurers

Our annual property/casualty and life/annuity studies of deployment rates of key technology enabled capabilities across product design, marketing, distribution, underwriting, customer engagement, billing, claims, and finance/operations. Includes a self-benchmark tool for insurers.

There are over 200 other reports in our library, including CIO Checklists of best practices, five editions of our annual case study compendium containing more than 150 case studies, studies on emerging technology, industry trends, and other topics. If you can’t find what you’re looking for on our research page, please contact us at and we’ll help you find it!