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Content tagged with Channels posted in November 2010
Life Carriers Embrace Social Media to Improve Risk: Ernst & Young
Commentary  |  11/17/2010  | 
Many life insurers are using social media to reach a younger market in order to balance the longevity risk of baby boomers with the low mortality risk of these younger consumers, according to research from Ernst & Young.
Hiscox Opens Small Business Insurance Online Store
News  |  11/17/2010  | 
The carrier began the initiative in response to trends among its target market.
The Principal Selects iGO for Term and Universal Life
News  |  11/12/2010  | 
The iPipeline product will be launched this month with a pilot group, with plans to go live across the enterprise next year.
Insurers Less Focused on Efficiency, More on Capability
News  |  11/11/2010  | 
Modestly growing insurance carrier IT budgets will shift away from efficiency concerns to building increasingly necessary capabilities for a modern, information-based business, says Novarica's Matthew Josefowicz.
Embrace of New Technologies Generates New Security Concerns
News  |  11/9/2010  | 
Ernst & Young's 2010 Global Information Security Survey finds insurers and other businesses are boosting security spending in response to new risks from mobile, cloud and social networking.
Esurance Launches Windows Phone 7 Application
News  |  11/8/2010  | 
The app provides policy and claims support to customers.
Mercury Insurance Group Picks Direxxis for Agent Marketing
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
Direxxis' dmEDGE platform will help Mercury agents initiate, deliver and track compliant, localized marketing and advertising programs, the companies say.
Are Insurers Ready to Embrace Mobile?
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
Mobile technology is one of the hottest topics in the insurance industry, but despite Elite 8 executives' commitment to innovation, their opinions vary as to the potential of mobile applications for their businesses in the near term.
CNO Financial Adds Claims VP, Subsidiary Adds Marketing VP
News  |  11/1/2010  | 
James Sawaya comes into the holding company as VP of claims, while Christopher Campbell joins Bankers Life and Casualty as VP of strategic marketing and business development.

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