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Content tagged with Channels posted in September 2011
Oh, the Youmanity! Aviva Touts Customer-Centricity in the Life Insurance Sector
Commentary  |  9/23/2011  | 
Much like Cigna's GO YOU program, Aviva's aggressive Youmanity campaign is supported by concrete technology initiatives, according to Aviva USA CIO Jeff Frazee.
Cigna Rebrands as Individual-Centric
News  |  9/22/2011  | 
Cigna CIO says that the company's redefined focus on the individual customer will permeate every project the health insurer's IT organization will undertake.
FirstBest Debuts Mobile Capabilities for Insurance Front Office Suite
News  |  9/16/2011  | 
The new mobile functionality as designed to enable field personnel to perform time-sensitive tasks remotely and securely, according to the vendor.
Insurers Re-Examine the Mobile Web
News  |  9/14/2011  | 
As the ways insurers' customers and employees use mobile devices is better understood, and as the number of devices proliferates, some carriers are turning back to the mobile web rather than apps to bring next-generation mobile capabilities to the marketplace.
Penn National Upgrades to HP Exstream 8.0 For Real-Time, On-Demand Communications
News  |  9/13/2011  | 
A traditional user of HP Exstream for high-volume communications output, the insurer conducted a pilot that cut agents' transaction time to less than half, while reducing the need to code and cutting the network burden in half.
What Makes a Great iPad App?
News  |  9/12/2011  | 
I&T went straight to the experts to get the best practices for creating insurance iPad apps to optimize the tablet's unique talents.
The Best Insurance iPad Apps
Slideshows  |  9/12/2011  | 
Take a look at iPad apps from GEICO, Progressive, Humana, USAA, State Farm, Zurich, John Hancock and Aflac .
Ten Years After: Recollections of 9/11
Commentary  |  9/9/2011  | 
While drafting up my own memories of Sept. 11, 2001, I reached out to a few readers about their experiences and thoughts about the aftermath. What is your recollection of that day that will live in infamy?
What Has Changed in Insurance in 10 Years?
Commentary  |  9/9/2011  | 
The financial services industry survived, and has even thrived, in the 10 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Technology played a key role in the industry’s recovery, as well as helping drive changes that came out of the insurance industry’s response to the tragedy.
Primerica to Offer Agents Analytics Via Mobile App
News  |  9/7/2011  | 
The company will implement Roambi Analytics so that its sales force can get IBM Cognos reports on iOS devices.
Western World Insurance Group's Integrated Platform Drives Growth, New Opportunity
News  |  9/6/2011  | 
The carrier's surplus lines industry-first new business platform enables agents to underwrite, rate, quote, bind and issue policies.

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