--> Jacada's Integrator is selected by AdminaStar Federal to provide legacy connectivity for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
--> Farmers Insurance implements EasyLink's Production Messaging Service.
--> Onyx releases version 4.0 of its CRM suite, which is designed to support the Oracle database.
--> Pacific Life Insurance released its products on LifeLink's WinFlex illustration system.
--> Mutual of Omaha affiliate Omaha Property and Casualty releases Flood Automated Policy Processing System (FloodAPPS).
--> Thazar Solutions introduces Reportal, a management information reporting system.
--> The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies enhances RMIS Dimensions, its Internet-based risk management information system.
PDA SOFTWARE IN NEW HANDS
PDA Software Services anticipates new growth opportunities as a result of its sale by Selective Insurance Group to Covansys Corp. for approximately $16.5 million. The deal was announced during this week's IASA Annual Conference & Business Show in San Francisco.
XML INITIATIVES NOT SIMPLE, BUT NECESSARY
Data standardization through use of ACORD XML is "not simple and it's not cheap," agree panelists during a session on "Data Standards: An Industry Update," which took place at IASA's Annual Conference & Business Show.
IASA NEWS BRIEFS
--> Insurance Data Processing (IDP, Wyncote, PA)
introduces SURE, a client-configurable intelligent
--> WorldGroup Consulting launches addition to its
WG Worx family of products, WG InsureWorx, a
J2EE-compliant component library.
--> Hyland Software partners with Open Scan
Technologies to create an insurance industry solution
for processing new business and commercial