Ann Stocks

Ann Stocks is a venture leader of Cognizant's Innovative Products for the Insurance industry. Ann and her team incubate and develop new products that address the evolving needs of the digital era. Two products in incubation include: WorkActivate, a mobile-based platform for Return to Work. Interactive Exposure Map, is a Google and Cognizant solution that combines business intelligence with geographical information systems to help analyze market geographies and make better decisions. Ann is a graduate of Northeastern University.

Digital is Transforming Workers’ Compensation

Today, the cost of workers’ compensation claims continue to rise. Insurance carriers and third party administrators are looking for new and innovative ways to provide better support to workers, both from a preventative as well as post claim perspective. Many payors have implemented Return to Work (RTW) programs to support injured workers in a post-claim […]

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Factoring Social-Media Sentiment into Insurance Risk

Social media and the insurance industry  A night on the town celebrating a friend’s 21st birthday. Cocktails. Shots. Even a nightcap. Exciting and memorable, right? But for an insurance risk manager, a dangerous mix. And every year, insurance companies pay out millions on liquor liability claims. Insurance risks increase with increased alcohol intake. One source states that to defend one […]

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