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Content tagged with Channels posted in March 2005
Fireman’s Taps BearingPoint for Agency Management Implementation
News  |  3/30/2005  | 
Fireman's Fund has awarded BearingPoint a contract for the implementation of GlobeNet Technologies' Firestorm Compensation solution.
Up-Front Questions
News  |  3/30/2005  | 
Insurance firms can decrease the total time and effort required of a user seeking an accurate online quote by formalizing a process of asking a few basic questions up front.
News  |  3/21/2005  | 
Akhil Tripathi's technology leadership credits include stints as EVP and IT executive for the Fusura eAgency - an Internet exchange that he helped start for AIG (New York) - and managing director of Marsh Affinity and Private Client Services, a division of Marsh & McLennan (New York).
Downloading With Ease
News  |  3/21/2005  | 
Merchants Insurance Group (Buffalo, N.Y.; $154 million direct written premium) will deploy Houston-based Connective Technologies Inc.'s (CTI) TEAM-UP Download to provide its independent insurance agent network with platform-independent downloading capabilities.
Higher Adjucation
News  |  3/18/2005  | 
Medical management services provider Premier Healthcare Exchange (PHX; Summit, N.J.) has teamed with CareVu Corp.
Optimizing Multi-Channel
News  |  3/18/2005  | 
Sales force automation and enterprise incentive compensation systems not only help make insurers' sales efforts more productive, they also improve customer service, customer retention and compliance.
Information Support
News  |  3/18/2005  | 
Bankers Life seeks to grow business by offering a new Web portal as a single point of information access to its captive agent sales force.
You’ve Got (potentially dangerous) Mail
News  |  3/18/2005  | 
Growing external e-mail threats and an evolving compliance and legal liability environment are forcing financial services firms to reevaluate their state of preparedness.
On the Move
News  |  3/18/2005  | 
Insurers increasingly are turning to mobile technologies to improve the productivity of their field forces, and they're improving their bottom lines along the way.
News  |  3/18/2005  | 
Mike Natan, CIO, OneBeacon Insurance Group- When Mike Natan took over as CIO of Boston-based OneBeacon in 2001, the struggling P&C insurer had just been acquired by White Mountains Insurance Group (Hamilton, Bermuda).
Growing Through Distribution
News  |  3/18/2005  | 
MetLife to leverage infrastructure investments as part of distribution deal with Citigroup.
Whose Side Are You On?
News  |  3/18/2005  | 
Brokers are being pressured to provide more transparency into pricing and unbundle services, creating an opportunity for insurers to target buyers directly.
Apogee Helps Merastar Transform
News  |  3/16/2005  | 
Merastar, a Chattanooga, Tenn.-based marketer of personal auto and homeowners insurance, saw a transformational opportunity in Steel Card's Web-based Apogee point-of-sale and policy administration solution.
News  |  3/16/2005  | 
Chubb enhances Web site to provide producers and policyholders with a single, easy-to-use online platform.
Trimming Online Quote Forms
News  |  3/2/2005  | 
In order to return an accurate and actionable quote, many questions must be asked of the customer, but carriers must also present them in ways not overwhelming to the user.

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