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State Farm Was There: Making Friends on I-287
Commentary  |  7/26/2012  | 
The insurer's public/private partnership with the New Jersey Department of Transportation associates the State Farm brand with services that address risks faced by the general public.
Allstate Crowdsources to Test Usage-Based Insurance Product
News  |  7/25/2012  | 
Allstate crowdsources to test usage-based insurance product; employee, agency owner testing of Drive Wise product will provide telematics feedback about driving habits.
Nationwide Puts Social, User-Generated Content at Backbone of Marketing Efforts
News  |  7/18/2012  | 
The company's new Join The Nation campaign features the voices of Julia Roberts on television and its policyholders online.
Alfa Insurance Launches Mobile App on Kony Platform
News  |  7/17/2012  | 
Customers can now access policy information or view their auto insurance identification cards via mobile.
Does the ROI on Tablets Match the Growth Projections?
Commentary  |  7/13/2012  | 
There are projections that enterprise tablet adoption in financial services and other industries could grow by 50 percent this year. What kinds of measurable returns are these investments generating?
AmeriHealth Launches Smartphone App
News  |  7/13/2012  | 
The New Jersey-based health insurer is making its member ID cards available through the app.
What Insurers Need to Know About the Next Generation of Tablets
Slideshows  |  7/13/2012  | 
If, as Tom Petty sang, “The waiting is the hardest part,” then these are indeed tantalizing times for insurance IT execs and others charged with evaluating tablet device options for their workforces -- and, from an apps perspective, for their customers. In recent weeks, Google, Microsoft and Amazon all have revealed plans for new or updated tablets intended to challenge the dominance of Apple’s iPad. Reports that Apple is working on a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad sugges
State Farm Embraces App Model With Tablet Version of Pocket Agent
Commentary  |  7/12/2012  | 
The insurer demonstrates a commitment to app-based mobile experiences with latest release of flagship product.
Bankers Life & Casualty Selects Gryphon for Compliance Initiative
News  |  7/10/2012  | 
The insurer will use Gryphon's Core Phone system to ensure its outbound calls comply with regulations.
What’s In Your Contract? 6 Steps to Creating a Better Outsourcing Partnership
Commentary  |  7/9/2012  | 
The next generation of outsourcing is looking to advances in cloud computing, mobility, virtualization and business intelligence to drive faster and more cost-effective solutions
John Hancock Launches Tools for Producers Targeting Wealthier Customer Segments
News  |  7/9/2012  | 
The Business Analyzer and Estate Tax Calculator are keyed to the needs of high net worth customers and small business owners.
Manulife Launches Site to Promote Life and Health Insurance Awareness
News  |  7/5/2012  | 
InsureRight uses tools and calculators to encourage Canadians to think beyond property insurance to income protection provided by life and health insurance products.
AIG Division VALIC Selects Keynote DeviceAnywhere for Mobile App Testing
News  |  7/3/2012  | 
The company will work with Keynote DeviceAnywhere to identify and address weaknesses in its mobile applications.
Calcubot Application Enables Lead-Generation and Quoting Via Facebook
News  |  7/2/2012  | 
Calcubot could be an effective lead-generator for insurers that is also likely to result in referrals between friends, according to Aite Group senior analyst Stephen Applebaum.

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