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Content tagged with Channels posted in December 2010
GEICO Brings GloveBox to BlackBerry
News  |  12/14/2010  | 
Following its release last week on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7, the auto carrier's flagship mobile app is now available on all major smartphone platforms.
Insurers' Mobile Platform Wars
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
Consumer adoption of various smartphone brands is forcing insurance carriers to devise strategies for developing mobile apps for multiple operating systems -- or choose one and hope it comes out on top.
New York Life Launches Agent Social Media Capabilities
News  |  12/10/2010  | 
The insurer has adopted Socialware's Compass solution which enables social data to be filtered, tagged, integrated, archived and aggregated in adherence with regulatory compliance demands and company policy.
StoneRiver Deploys PilotFish Technology to Strengthen LifeSuite Capabilities
News  |  12/10/2010  | 
Deployment of PilotFish XCS eiConsole and XCS eiPlatform with StoneRiver's LifeSuite new business and automated underwriting platform will enable rapid systems integration, support enhanced customization and drive greater speed-to-market, the vendor says.
GEICO Releases Windows Phone 7 App
News  |  12/8/2010  | 
The GloveBox app for auto policyholder services is already available for iOS and Android.
Insurers Underestimate the Social Media Opportunity
Commentary  |  12/7/2010  | 
Insurers have not been slack in detecting an opportunity in social media, but feedback such as the Fiserv study show that the potential for social media is only limited by carriers' creativity.
New Principal Mobile Tools Include Calculators for Consumers
News  |  12/3/2010  | 
The carrier is making available on its mobile website a calculator called From Here to Security that aims to help potential clients understand their needs for life and disability income insurance.
OptaComp Selects PCIS CompVision and POSvision
News  |  12/2/2010  | 
The workers' compensation subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida aims to complete implementation within 90 days.
21st Century Joins iPhone Fray
News  |  12/2/2010  | 
The auto carrier released an app that allows its customers to report claims, access policy information and pay their bills.
PacificComp Picks FirstBest's Underwriting System
News  |  12/1/2010  | 
The carrier's transition to an agent/broker-focused distribution model was a top consideration in the platform's selection.

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