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Content tagged with Channels posted in January 2010
Marketing Software Solutions Debuts FLEX for U.S. Financial Services
News  |  1/29/2010  | 
FLEX allows for personalized delivery of sales and marketing material and products, based on client-driven process rules and individual customer profiles and combines the ability with e-signature and online execution.
AgencyPort Provides Tech for Aon Benfield's FAConnect Facultative Broking Platform
News  |  1/28/2010  | 
Aon Benefield Fac leveraged earlier AgencyPortal implementations and extended use of the platform to handle pre-negotiated facilities between ceding insurance companies and their chosen reinsurance markets and to do so for lines of insurance not before implemented by AgencyPort, the vendor reports.
John Hancock Launches Boston Marathon Twitter Site
News  |  1/26/2010  | 
Content for the site will include tweets on the perennial Boston Marathon sponsor's partnership with the Boston Athletic Association, the John Hancock Elite Athlete Program, its non-profit Bib Program, Employee Running and Fundraising Program, Marathon community initiatives, and additional Boston Marathon sponsorship news and information.
Aon Benfield's FAConnect Online Factultative Broking Platform Goes Live
News  |  1/26/2010  | 
FAConnect provides a choice of global markets and is designed for high-volume transactions, where frictional costs have traditionally made it uneconomical for intermediaries to participate in the sector.
iPipeline Launches e-Policy
News  |  1/25/2010  | 
iPipeline has launched e-Policy, an electronic delivery system for policy documents.
New York Life Microsite Plays to Changing Consumer Attitudes
News  |  1/25/2010  | 
The GuaranteesMatter site uses rich media to contexualize the financial crisis, emphasize historical strength of mutuals and suggest solutions for addressing lowered 401(k) balances and other financial protection concerns.
John Hancock Launches LTC Multi-Life Microsite
News  |  1/22/2010  | 
The site include information and tools to help brokers and consultants navigate through the employer-sponsored LTC insurance benefits planning process.
iPhone Insurance App Helps Truckers for the Long Haul
News  |  1/22/2010  | 
1st Guard's TRUCKER1 application for the iPhone includes claims reporting capabilities and a variety of self-service functions for customers as well as a suite of functions useful to all truckers.
Microsoft Names Susan Hauser to Lead Worldwide Industry Sectors and Global Accounts
News  |  1/19/2010  | 
Microsoft Names Susan Hauser to Lead Worldwide Industry Sectors and Global Accounts, which includes Worldwide Financial Services, Distribution and Services, Manufacturing and Resources, and the Global Accounts Organization.
Blue Shield of California Enables Members to Criticize its Plans on its Web Site
News  |  1/13/2010  | 
Using the recently deployed Bazaarvoice Ratings & Reviews, members can rate different plans using a five-star scale to measure overall satisfaction, customer service, value, doctor access, prescription drug coverage, and whether or not the plan is easy to use and understand.
Ebix Enters Latin American Market with Acquisition of Brazilian Firm MCN
News  |  1/12/2010  | 
MCN's key product area is exchanges for pension and annuities, among a wide array of IT products and services, including specialized enterprise integration products, e-business transactional portals and specialized consulting, implementation and support services to the insurance industry in Latin America.
Wendy Corman Named President of edge IPK, North America
News  |  1/12/2010  | 
The former Duck Creek executive will be responsible for driving the distribution-focused vendor's growth in North America.
Blue Shield of California Launches Patient Portal
News  |  1/11/2010  | 
The Patient Ally portal enables members to connect with physicians offices for a variety of interactions, including arranging online "e-visit" consultations, viewing lab results and immunization records, and ordering prescription refills.
Aflac's New Site Drives Interactivity With Bold Design, Humor
News  |  1/8/2010  | 
Employing both the image and the broad humor of the insurer's notorious duck mascot, Aflac's new site features bright colors, clean design and video "duckumentaries" to engage and inform users.
National Western Life to Deploy iPipeline iGO e-App
News  |  1/5/2010  | 
The iPipeline intelligent fillable forms will supply e-signature and e-submission capabilities across a global sales territory encompassing 49 states and locations in Central and South America, the Caribbean and the Pacific Rim.
Northwestern Mutual Launches Redesigned Web Site
News  |  1/4/2010  | 
Relaunch of main Web site includes a rich-Internet life event application that steers consumers to products that correspond to the financial needs associated with changing life circumstances.

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