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Content tagged with Channels posted in April 2011
New State Farm App Leverages Accelerometer
News  |  4/29/2011  | 
By measuring acceleration, braking and cornering, the app aims to help users improve their driving habits.
American Integrity Deploys Vovici Feedback Software
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
The software analyzes responses from survey data, which the carrier will use for market research purposes.
No Rush for Insurers to Leverage IOS Location Data
Commentary  |  4/21/2011  | 
The recent revelation that iOS devices store location data may sound tantalizing at first, but with privacy concerns paramount, carriers shouldn't see an immediate need to access and use it.
WellPoint Names VP of Consumer Experience and E-Marketing
News  |  4/20/2011  | 
Meg Rush joins the health carrier from WebMD Health Services.
Apple Can Learn From PlayBook's Poor Reviews
Commentary  |  4/15/2011  | 
With tablets eating into the PC market, it may be time to treat them as more than just media consumption devices, and enable them with the capabilities to perform standard computing tasks on their own to spur enterprise adoption.
McCain Kerry "Privacy Bill of Rights" Increases Controls on Use of Personal Information
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
The legislation, which would be enforced by the FTC, would demand explicit "opt in" on the part of the consumer, clear disclosure on the part of information collectors, as well as contractual force regarding claimed and actual use of personally identifiable information.
PruHealth Allows Brokers to Quote on iPad
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
The British provider of private health coverage will release the quoting app on iTunes.
Esurance Brings App to Android
News  |  4/12/2011  | 
The auto carrier's policy service app is already available for iOS and Windows Phone 7 devices.
RIM CEOs Decide Best Defense is Good Offense
Commentary  |  4/11/2011  | 
Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis vigorously defended their company to the New York Times, but they can't hide from the challenges it faces in the hyper-competitive enterprise mobile space.
StoneRiver Releases New Verson of Life Portraits ES Illustration System
News  |  4/11/2011  | 
Version 2.95 of Life Portraits ES offers immediate access to decision making information by providing a new click for quick view, plan change notes which will help ensure avoiding last minute updates, and multiple effective date rates, according to StoneRiver.
Premera Blue Cross Enters Partnership with Health Program Tech Company
News  |  4/11/2011  | 
The health carrier has joined with EveryMove to develop, test and deploy personal technology tools to encourage policyholders to stay active.
AXA Equitable Launches BlackBerry Apps
News  |  4/7/2011  | 
The company's refers to the Retirement Income and Life Insurance interactive calculator applications as "Super Apps."
Chartis' Japan Unit Plans to Use IOS Devices For Claims Adjustment
News  |  4/7/2011  | 
A total of 100 iPads and iPhones wil be disbursed to AIU Insurance Company adjusters beginning April 11.
Moving Beyond a "Traditional" Selling Approach
Commentary  |  4/6/2011  | 
By moving marketing materials into the cloud, carriers can improve both distribution efficiency and customization.
Farmers First Client of Accurence Site Inspection System
News  |  4/4/2011  | 
The system uses digital means to gather data and processes it in the cloud.

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