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Content tagged with Channels posted in June 2013
4 Keys To Maximizing Insurance Agents' Potential
Commentary  |  6/28/2013  | 
To stay viable, agents must be integrated with Internet, social media and mobile capabilities, so that customers can obtain information and quotes through their chosen channel.
Most Insurers Seek Integrated Core Platform: SAP Survey
News  |  6/18/2013  | 
A survey of 203 insurance executives at the IASA conference this month provides a look into core replacement strategies.
National Western Life Replaces Existing eApp With StoneRiver LifeApply
News  |  6/18/2013  | 
The carrier's goal was to implement a solution that would provide greater self-sufficiency, enabling the company to better respond to market and product changes with less reliance on the technology vendor.
Farmers Taps Yahoo Vet to Lead Digital Strategy
News  |  6/18/2013  | 
Patrizio Spagnoletto last served as VP of global marketing services for the Internet company.
MEDfx Gets Michigan Designation as SSA Disability eClaims Tech Provider
News  |  6/18/2013  | 
Michigan's State Health Information Network (MiHIN) will offer MEDfx to hospitals and health systems through sub-state Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) across the state.
Gartner: Personal Loss Control Could Reduce Losses 20% by 2015
Commentary  |  6/14/2013  | 
What a new Gartner report terms "active loss prevention" could usher in a new era of insurer/policyholder cooperation in the prevention of loss of property and person — potentially reshaping consumers' perception of the value of the insurance industry.
4 Reasons to Invest in Direct Commercial Insurance Sales Platforms
News  |  6/11/2013  | 
Deloitte's recent "Voice of the Small-Business Insurance Consumer" survey finds the market quite ready for direct online sales.
10 Top Tweets from #IASA2013
News  |  6/7/2013  | 
Twitter activity around the IASA Educational Conference and Business Show increased this year with the promise of an iPad Mini to one prolific Tweeter. Here's some of the highlights.
IASA Trend Watch: Mobile
Commentary  |  6/4/2013  | 
Product launches reveal that insurers are demanding mobility solutions above all else from the vendor community.
Tech-Enabled Closers Pursue Golden Leads in Insurance Sales
Commentary  |  6/3/2013  | 
Strong sales cultures within insurance organizations won't be fading, but they're sure to be reshaped by the IT megatrends of big data, mobility and social media.
Life Insurers Deliver Agent Ease Of Use With E-Signatures, E-Apps And Automated Underwriting
News  |  6/3/2013  | 
E-application, e-signature and automated underwriting capabilities help distributors sell life insurance.
CUNA Mutual Group Triples Annuity Sales With Gamified Sales Platform
News  |  6/3/2013  | 
The Retirement Radar application has eased the guaranteed income conversation between financial advisers and clients, letting the insurer expand marketing of lifetime annuities beyond its captive distribution force.
Q&A: How Genworth's Technology Strategy Supports IUL Product Launch
News  |  6/1/2013  | 
The carrier has added the ePolicy Delivery process to its Quick Request short-form tickets for new applications to create what Senior VP Chris Olson calls a front-to-back electronic offering that is hard to beat, from a producer's perspective.

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