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Content tagged with Channels posted in October 2003
Web-Based Apps Simplify Employee Benefits
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Insurance trust automates employee benefits administration to realize increased accuracy, efficiency and savings.
MassMutual Leverages SAP for BPM
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Insurer re-engineers business processes and creates an enterprise standard for business administration.
MetLife’s Bozzo Takes Show on the Road
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Since arriving at MetLife two years ago, Steve Bozzo has been helping the carrier manage the infrastructure needed for the Internet age.
Product & Services Showcase
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
Improved Corporate Content Management
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
New regulations and competitive pressures have insurers turning with renewed urgency to document technologies to manage corporate information.
What’s your Legacy plan?
News  |  10/29/2003  | 
One thing's for sure: A monolithic approach won't work. Depending on the particular application and platform, insurers' legacy replacement/enhancement strategies vary widely according to the project specifics.
Staying Ahead of the Pack
Commentary  |  10/29/2003  | 
Russ Esposito, vice president and chief information officer, Vytra Health Plans
Tech Not M&A Motivator
News  |  10/28/2003  | 
Technology tends to be a consideration, not the driver, of carrier M&As.
News  |  10/28/2003  | 
UICI Builds Strategic Technology Framework
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
Aiming to support an aggressive expansion of its youth insurance business, UICI Student Insurance has implemented a major data warehouse project that enables the delivery of mission critical information to company executives and serves as a foundation for technology renewal.
Chubb Takes Step Toward Uniformity
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has begun to provide its producers using an Applied Systems agency management system with real-time online policy inquiry for personal lines policies and loss reporting capabilities for most lines of business.
Siebel Increases Presence in EIM and Hosted CRM Markets
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
Siebel Systems' recent acquisitions of UpShot Corp, a provider of Internet-based hosted CRM services, and enterprise incentive management provider Motiva, Inc. are part of the CRM giant's overall growth strategy.
Making Change Easy
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
Since accepting change is the hardest thing for any organization, Joe Gauches strives to ease transition pains.
See You On The Flip Side
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
Providence Washington's Ed Leveille flips IT spending percentages to increase R&D funding.
Bragging Rights
News  |  10/22/2003  | 
The leadership and technology vision of David Saul have helped Zurich North America become one of the largest P&C writers in the US.
Laggard Firms Face Liability on Do Not Call
News  |  10/8/2003  | 
Yesterday's federal appeals court ruling on the Do Not Call Registry made suddenly real the possibility of penalties to financial services companies for failure to comply.
News  |  10/8/2003  | 
Catalyzed by the desire to reach the lower-income customer segments that have tended to be overlooked by many life agents, RBC Insurance has created RBC ExpressTerm, a term life insurance product designed to be underwritten and bound online in as little as 15 minutes. Through a partnership with, ExpressTerm will be sold on Quotesmith's consumer Web site,
News  |  10/8/2003  | 
Analysis of the Gomez Q3 2003 Internet Carrier Scorecard reveals an increased pace of site enhancements by many carriers, with more to come in the future, which could pose a stiff challenge to Progressive's continued dominance (eight consecutive number-one finishes).

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