The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. (DTCC, New York) has partnered with EMSI (Dallas) and iPipeline (Exton, PA) to launch a new solution that will improve communication between insurance carriers and distributors for life insurance and annuities. EMSI will provide call center service and paramedic visits for life insurance applications. IPipeline will provide electronic order entry and submission of life insurance applications.
Chordiant Software, Inc. (Cupertino, CA), and Atlanta-based DWL have partnered to provide financial service providers with a solution for business process and enterprise customer management. The offering will allow insurers, retail banks and card issuers to improve customer service by creating a unified single view of the customer across the enterprise.
FAIR ISAAC/SOFTWARE AG
Fair Isaac Corp. (San Rafael, CA) and Software AG (Reston, VA) formed a marketing partnership for XML data integration and processing. The partnership allows customers to use EntireX XML Mediator and Tamino XML Server from Software AG to send non-XML data from various sources to the ACORD SPX-compliant policy application and claims processing supported by Fair Isaac Blaze Advisor and XML Manager For Insurance.
EPolicy Solutions, Inc. (Torrance, CA), is partnering with ILOG (Mountain View, CA) to enhance its RightRisk Web services insurance technology by integrating with ILOG's Business Rule Management System (BRMS).
NAPF/ISS LAUNCH RREV
London-based National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF) and the Rockville, MD, governance organization Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) will launch a new company called RREV (Research, Recommendations and Electronic Voting) so that UK investors will be able to access corporate governance analysis and electronic voting capability in the UK and 80 other countries.
Sanchez Computer Associates, Inc. (Malvern, PA) and eMoney Advisor, Inc. (Conshohocken, PA), have entered into a co-marketing agreement. Under the agreement, Sanchez will offer eMoney's AdvisorPlatform, a financial planning package, in conjunction with its Sanchez Wealthware suite of products.
NSI SUPPORTS WINDOWS
NSI Software (Hoboken, NJ), a provider of data replication software and services for Microsoft environments, now supports Redmond,WA-based Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 with the launch of its Server 2003 Early Adopter Program for Double-Take.
New Berlin, WI-based Marshall & Swift/Boeckh will use Pathlore Software Corp.'s (Columbus, OH) learning-management systems (LMS) to bring technical training to insurance agents, underwriters, claims adjusters and contractors across the United States.