There's a Business Case (Maybe) for Social Networking Sites
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social networking sites can be fun and distracting -- but as more users of all age groups start to explore business uses for these sites, insurers and other businesses are starting to take them more seriously.
Chubb Provides Paper-Free Solution to Agents
Chubb Commercial PaperFree, available to agents using Applied Systems or Vertafore agency management systems, improves on the former procedure of agents receiving a paper copy of documents through the mail or accessing them via Chubb's Web site prior to scanning them and uploading them to their agency management system.
Farmers Creates iClaims Mobile App for Customers
Provided free of charge to customers, the application enables policy holders to store their agent's contact information and report claims from the scene of the loss from their iPhone or iTouch.
Liberty Mutual Creates Group Life Benefits Site
The www.libertymutualgroup.com/grouplife site accompanies the carrier's publication of a step-by-step guide that reviews the critical tasks employers must complete following the death of an employee.
iPipeline Releases Enhanced Illustration Suite
Among the new concepts and enhancements incorporated into Illustration Suite 7.1 are the expansion of Advanced Sales to 30 concepts including Split-Dollar Comparison, Term versus Permanent, and Mortgage Acceleration; and two new Needs Analysis concepts, Key Person Valuation and Pension Maximization.