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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in September 2002
Senior-Level Support Crucial to Standards Success
News  |  9/25/2002  | 
The success of an insurance company's standards initiative hinges on level of senior level support and an organization's willingness to fit standards initiatives into tight budgets, said Matthew Josefowicz, senior analyst, Celent Communications at the Insurance Standards Leadership Forum: "BusinessStrategies for Industry Transformation," held in New York City last week.
Tech-Industry Heavyweights Tout Web Services for Insurance
News  |  9/25/2002  | 
At the Insurance Standards Leadership Forum: "Business Strategies for Industry Transformation," held in New York City last week, a panel composed of representatives of IBM, Microsoft and Sun Microsystems, one might have expected to see the fur fly. But on a panel focused on Web services, showed rival companies pleading an uncharacteristic degree of common purpose.
News  |  9/25/2002  | 
When it comes to collaboration within the insurance industry among different parties, "if we don't change, we are in trouble," says Chris Milton, vice president and reinsurance officer at AIG—referring to the insurance industry's need to adopt Internet standards to increase transparency.
Bringing the Best Together
News  |  9/20/2002  | 
Elite 8 Awards Dinner Highlights Executive Summit 2002.
Jaffe Makes STP a Reality for Met’s Annuity Distribution
News  |  9/20/2002  | 
CIO's business focus makes straight-through electronic processing for annuities a reality for the entire company.
Manetta Uses Problem-Solving Expertise at Phoenix
News  |  9/19/2002  | 
Sherry Manetta draws on past business experiences to successfully apply technology changes to the business.
Experience Teaches Tech Vet: No Pain, No Gain
News  |  9/19/2002  | 
Bill Levine is confident AXA Financial is emerging from the current business cycle as a more effective and efficient user of technology.
Slumping Economy and Merger Test Industry Vet
News  |  9/19/2002  | 
ING US Financial Services' Paul Donovan has merged three companies' IT organizations into one in less than two years.
Insurers May Fall into Budget Trap
News  |  9/13/2002  | 
Both European and American insurers experience growing maintenance expenses, risking cuts in funds available for strategic IT investments.
Enabling Business Strategies
News  |  9/13/2002  | 
Liberty Alliance Offers Specs
News  |  9/12/2002  | 
Specifications will allow for standardized single sign-on technology.
CRM Briefs
News  |  9/11/2002  | 
--> Siebel Systems releases Siebel 7.5, which includes the vendor's new universal application network;
--> The latest version of mySAP CRM application has been released by SAP;
--> Epicor Software announces the availability of Clientele Customer Support 8.0, architected on the.NET platform...
MetLife Pilots Loudcloud
News  |  9/10/2002  | 
MetLife signs agreement with Loudcloud.

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