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Allstate Named a Top 10 Innovator of the Decade by InformationWeek

LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- InformationWeek Magazine has named Allstate No. 6 on its "Decade Award" list of 10 companies that averaged the highest rankings on the annual Elite 100 list over the past decade. In addition, Allstate ranked No. 13 on the magazine's Elite 100 list of the leading U.S. users of business technology and received a Business Innovation Award in the customer experience category for its Good Hands Rescue [SM] mobile technology.

"This recognition is a testament to the creativity of our team members who work hard to keep Allstate on the leading edge of business and technology innovation, year after year," said Suren Gupta, executive vice president of Allstate Technology and Strategic Ventures. "Our technology strategy delivers value by offering solutions that differentiate Allstate and improve how we serve our customers and communities."

Allstate's recognition by InformationWeek over the years was based on a number of technology initiatives, ranging from the use of data analytics to the introduction of IT-based products and services. The company's 2016 ranking reflects the successful development and launch of Good Hands Rescue [SM] . This pay-per-use, on-demand service is aimed at disrupting the conventional market for roadside assistance, which typically involves paying a monthly or...