Craig brings extensive experience in the use of enterprise architecture and applications architecture practices in the insurance industry, working with and within insurers.
Craig has advised insurers on IT strategy, legacy modernization, insurance vendor analysis and enterprise architecture topics, principally in the EMEA region. Since joining Celent, he has been a speaker at industry events in North America and London, as well as Celent events in Europe. He has spoken on topics such as the influence of mobile on the industry, the use of social networks by insurers and how the evolving use of the Internet, data and IoT will influence insurance in the future.
Recent consulting clients have engaged Craig for policy administration vendor analyses, market entry strategies, and product messaging work for insurance vendors.
Prior to joining Celent, Craig was an applications architect with Royal Bank of Scotland Group's Strategy and Architecture team, working extensively with RBS Insurance.
March 23 2018Celent asks vendors, "What is Cloud Ready and Cloud Native?" and "What are you?" Microservices, APIs, and the cloud are profoundly altering the a…
February 06 2018It is still unclear whether most insurers will consider engineering their own insurance platforms going forward. However, they now have more argu…
December 15 2017Could advances in microservices architecture be set to change insurance software forever? The fashionable way to build new applications is fast b…
October 03 2017A review and ranking of vendor provided core claims systems actively being used by non-life insurers in EMEA is presented in this report. Celent’…
10 May 2018
London, United KingdomArtificial Intelligence is gaining traction in insurance with new tools around customer interactions, underwriting, pricing, etc. But what does i…
15 - 17 May 2018
London, United KingdomCraig Beattie will be presenting "Honey I shrunk the services" at this year’s Insurance Breakfast Takeaway for EbaoTech on May 15, 2018 If you wo…
5 June 2018
London, United KingdomCraig Beattie will be attending this year's TinTech 2018 on June 5. TINtech is the technology strategy event focused on HOW to enable effective…