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Content tagged with Policy Administration posted in May 2012
Looking Forward to IASA: Aite Group’s Stephen Applebaum
Commentary  |  5/31/2012  | 
Hot topics discussed at the conference include business innovation and agile process transformation; the management and analysis of “big data”; a focus on customer-centricity; and evolving mobile and portal solutions for insurance distribution.
RiverStone Group Selects Sapiens for Reinsurance Solution
News  |  5/29/2012  | 
The vendor will manage implementation of its Sapiens Reinsurance solution, to be completed by year-end, enabling RiverStone to augment its management and control of its reinsurance program.
5 Steps Insurers Can Take to Meet Consumer Demand for e-Payment Capabilities
Commentary  |  5/29/2012  | 
The maturing of e-payments technology, changing customer demographics and the shift to a customer-centric approach to winning and retaining policyholders are combining to are compel insurers to change the way they interact with customers during the payment process. The author presents five steps toward adopting e-payments capabilities.
Wells Fargo Expands Check Scanning: Opportunity for Agents?
Commentary  |  5/25/2012  | 
The bank has announced support for Panini scanners: Could their brokerage arm embrace them?
Security First Insurance Launches All-Inclusive Homeowners Insurance iPhone App
News  |  5/24/2012  | 
Security First Insurance launches all-inclusive homeowners insurance iPhone app; Florida-based insurer introduces app to streamline the claims process, in time for 2012 hurricane season.
Top Technologies for the 2012 Hurricane Season
Slideshows  |  5/24/2012  | 
The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially begins June 1, is likely to be relatively mild compared to recent years. But even a less-active season or a Category 1 storm places tremendous demands on insurance companies in terms of risk modeling and underwriting, catastrophe response and claims management/payments. Here’s a review of some of the key technologies and tools insurers must have in their arsenals to provide the right levels of service during the 2012 hurricane season.
How to Implement High-Performance Underwriting With Lower IT Investment Risk
Commentary  |  5/17/2012  | 
Four functional imperatives underlie desktop underwriting solutions that consolidate multiple sources for risk evaluation, liberating underwriters from administrative tasks for higher-value work, and enabling reduced loss ratios and higher profit margins.
MajescoMastek Adds Electronic Signatures, Other Mobile Apps to Elixir PAS
News  |  5/16/2012  | 
Version 6.0 of the Elixir policy administration system also features a new user interface.
L&A Insurers Want Not Just Speed but Agility
Commentary  |  5/7/2012  | 
A quick roundup of industry expert views on life & annuity carriers' system investment business drivers and functional desiderata for core system modernization.
Japan's SBI Insurance Selects Guidewire InsuranceSuite
News  |  5/2/2012  | 
InsuranceSuite will provide SBI Insurance the system architecture will enable high levels of flexibility and scalability, in line with the insurer's information systems policy of "compact systems" and "compact operations."

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