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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in September 2003
Customizing for Excellence
News  |  9/29/2003  | 
Hartford Financial Products builds on its legacy systems to improve underwriting performance.
Global Unity
News  |  9/29/2003  | 
Worldwide players move from a more federated approach to technology to one that leverages assets across global operations.
Selectively Testing the Web Services Waters
News  |  9/29/2003  | 
Still worried about the security of open, dynamic Web services over the public Internet, insurers are pursuing more controlled and secure transactions that use a Web services architecture
Data Mining for Dollars
News  |  9/29/2003  | 
Business pressures and technology opportunities push the oft-neglected discipline of subrogation into the vanguard of the fight to improve the bottom line.
News  |  9/24/2003  | 
The resounding themes at Insurance & Technology's and ACORD's Insurance Standards Leadership Forum, held yesterday in Chicago, was that XML-based applications make it easier for agents to conduct business and that insurance carriers are increasingly focused on using standards to improve and streamline business processes.
Execution Is What Matters in Insurance Industry Success: IBM's Pieroni
News  |  9/10/2003  | 
In today's global insurance market, there are only a few true "winning strategies." Rather, what characterizes successful companies is an ability to execute, based on significant investment in core, "baseline" activities such as claims management, said William Pieroni, general manager, IBM Global Insurance Industry, at last week's IBM Global Insurance Executive Conference, "Value Creation for Competitive Advantage," in San Francisco.
Analysis from Gomez: Retrofitting the Navigation Bar
News  |  9/10/2003  | 
The luxury of total site redesigns is a vestige of the past. Gmez is seeing far more phased upgrades to specific site areas and elements of user interaction. The most common upgrade is navigation schema redesign -- often unassociated with interaction design or information architecture redesign. However, it's a challenging task for a design team to accomplish.

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