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Content tagged with Channels posted in May 2013
4 Things Insurers Really Want from Mobile
Slideshows  |  5/29/2013  | 
FirstBest surveyed insurers to discover exactly what insurance company employees want in enterprise mobile capabilities.
Is E-Commerce Right for Insurance?
News  |  5/28/2013  | 
The normalization of e-commerce has led insurers to invest heavily in it. But will the product ever be right for the channel?
3 Reasons Insurance Carriers Should Bet on Mobile Technology
Commentary  |  5/22/2013  | 
In order to remain profitable, productive and competitive, insurers have seen the need to develop mobile capabilities to meet rapidly changing customer expectations.
Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Most Deadly Since Joplin, Missouri 2011
News  |  5/21/2013  | 
Insurance losses are expected to be at least in the hundreds of millions, but it's too early to tell whether the event will exceed the $1 billion in losses of the Bridge Creek-Moore tornado of 1999.
Capital Insurance Goes Native for Mobile Experience
News  |  5/20/2013  | 
The regional P&C insurer has released an app for iPhone and Android platforms.
Jackson National Life's Rapid Growth Drives Facilities, IT Expansion
News  |  5/17/2013  | 
As part of his effort to accommodate an IT organization under increasing demand, CIO Mark Clark envisions the creation of an innovation-friendly workspace to foster collaborative work.
5 Market Forces Driving Change in Insurance Carriers' Strategy — Deloitte
Commentary  |  5/15/2013  | 
Gary Shaw, Deloitte's new insurance industry lead, talks about major market forces that the consulting firm's clients face.
CUNA Mutual Uses SAS for TruStage Agency Customer Contact Strategy
News  |  5/15/2013  | 
Using advanced regression techniques, CUNA Mutual has developed improved models to target customers in direct business, resulting in better customer satisfaction, increased revenue and reduced cost.
Providence Health Plans Selects Colibrio's Tuo for Private Exchange
News  |  5/12/2013  | 
The carrier says Tuo addresses its need for an end-to-end portal solution as well as a repository of customer information and an internal workflow to support enrollment and customer relationship management.
Sanjay Pandey Named CIO of National Life Group
News  |  5/10/2013  | 
Pandey seeks to build on his successful enhancements to agent ease of doing business undertaken during his tenure as CIO of Donegal Insurance Group.
Another Case for Native Apps
Commentary  |  5/7/2013  | 
Consumers want anytime, anywhere access to products including insurance, but don't want to waste space on their devices. Can insurers make the case?
Xchanging Aims at "Transformational Play" With Launch of Netsett Net Settlement Utility to US Market
News  |  5/7/2013  | 
Settlement processes similar to those that reduce needed capital from $80 billon to $12 billion on the London market are poised through an Xchanging/Deutsche Bank partnership to address $3 trillion global market, with the possibility of a 85% reduction in the working capital required.
6 Best Practices for Implementing Finance Software
News  |  5/7/2013  | 
UNIT4 Business Software offers guidelines for implementing finance accounting software to support growth.
A Comeback for Native Mobile Apps in Insurance?
News  |  5/7/2013  | 
One vendor at ACORD LOMA says insurers should embrace the app model even though it can be difficult to encourage policyholder adoption.
What To Look For at ACORD LOMA 2013
Slideshows  |  5/3/2013  | 
Insurance & Technology reached out to attendees of the upcoming 2013 ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum, the first of this spring's trade shows, to find out what they will be on the lookout for in Las Vegas.
Insurance CIOs Are Reshaping Their IT Organizations to Fit the Times
News  |  5/2/2013  | 
A combination of economic, cultural and technological forces is making insurance CIOs rethink the configuration of their IT organizations.
GEICO Adds Interactive Voice to Mobile App
News  |  5/2/2013  | 
The insurer is using the Nuance platform for interactive voice response.

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