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Content tagged with Channels posted in March 2012
How to Build a Modern Claims Experience
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Claims have become the next battleground for winning and retaining customers, and insurers are exploring new ways to apply people, process and technology to create a superior customer experience.
Small Commercial Agents Value In-Person Visits from Carrier Reps, Hanover Study Says
News  |  3/23/2012  | 
Technology can't replace in-person meetings among this cohort, the company says.
Silos Breaking Down in the C-Suite, PEMCO CMO Says
Commentary  |  3/23/2012  | 
It's not just the CIO and CMO who are becoming fast friends. PEMCO CMO Rod Brooks tells Insurance & Technology that business units are being integrated across the enterprise.
Microinsurance Is a Growth Opportunity for Carriers, Says Accenture Study
News  |  3/20/2012  | 
Insurers that apply effective technology, business practices and alliances can tap not only a profitable microinsurance market but can also win customers who rise economically over time to become prospects for traditional products.
American General Structured Settlements Launches Distribution App
News  |  3/20/2012  | 
The app allows producers to quote future monthly payments from a structured settlement annuity.
Apple Cements Tablet Market Dominance with New iPad
News  |  3/16/2012  | 
Apple Inc's newest iPad was looking like another hot seller on Friday, with hundreds queueing at stores across Asia and Europe to get their hands on a gadget likely to dominate the tablet-computer market well into next year.
Insurers Look to Streamline Mobile App Development
Commentary  |  3/14/2012  | 
New solutions are emerging to help insurance companies develop apps for multiple mobile platforms quickly and easily.
Insurers' Mobile Payments Opportunity, Part II: Cost Reduction
Commentary  |  3/12/2012  | 
Reduced costs are achieved by moving away from issuing paper checks through adding digital payment capabilities.
Highmark Launches Mobile Site, Health Texting Programs
News  |  3/9/2012  | 
The mobile site allows access to the most-used portions of its full PC site, while the texting program is meant to encourage policyholders to be healthy.
Insurers’ Mobile Payments Opportunity, Part I: Competitive Edge
Commentary  |  3/9/2012  | 
The mass adoption of personal mobile devices has given insurers an opportunity to distinguish themselves from their competitors by speeding payment during the claim process.
New IPad's Speed Biggest Boon to Insurers: Lincoln Financial's Pal
Commentary  |  3/8/2012  | 
As data requirements get more sophisticated, the 4G capabilities of Apple's latest tablet will shine, says VP, wholesaler distribution and enterprise sales reporting IT for Lincoln Financial Group.
Two Health Insurers Make Mobile Enhancements
News  |  3/6/2012  | 
Aetna has added to its iTriage app, while Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has created a mobile version of its website.
Mobile-Enabling Agents An Insurance Imperative: Insurance & Technology Virtual Event
Commentary  |  3/2/2012  | 
Distributors across lines of business are looking to their carrier partners for solutions that allow them to grow their businesses using tablets and smartphones.

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