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Content tagged with Channels posted in March 2011
New Microinsurance Facility Focuses on Catastrophe Risk
Commentary  |  3/31/2011  | 
An international consortium including Swiss Re, Guy Carpenter and Mercy Corps has created what it calls a scalable, innovative model to combat the financial impact of natural disasters for Haitians.
Aetna Using Mobile and Social to Reach College Students
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
The carrier's Student Health initiative is designed to help college students make healthy choices while in school.
New Life & Annuities Sales Tool: Aging Simulation
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
Allianz is already looking to develop a version of Stanford University researchers' virtual technology that has been shown to encourage the saving impulse in young people who see a simulation of their older self.
Plymouth Rock To Release Direct Sales Application for Agents' Sites
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
The Online Policy Purchase Tool will be incorporated into the auto carrier's corporate site, but will also be made available to its stable of independent agents so that they can add direct sales capability to their homepages.
Data Security Tips Throughout Enterprise Devices' Lifecycles
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
US Micro Corporation, a firm that helps companies dispose of IT assets, shared some tips at the I&T offices on how to make sure data are secure throughout the adoption, life and retirement of hardware.
What Did You Think of Our Customer Experience Virtual Event?
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
Executives from Farmers, New York Life and Amica talked about all aspects of customer experience including mobile, analytics and social media.
Organizational Strategies, Role of Social Discussed at IBM Customer Experience Luncheon
Commentary  |  3/14/2011  | 
Carriers are forming cross-functional groups to decide how to leverage technologies to improve the customer experience.
Need for Customer Focus Seen for Long Haul
Commentary  |  3/10/2011  | 
Insurers must come to grips with an ever-changing and diversified consumer population at a time of accelerated change, driven largely by technology.
Carrier CIOs Evaluate Business Potential of iPad 2
News  |  3/9/2011  | 
Top tech executives from five carriers across multiple lines of business spoke to Insurance & Technology this week about the enterprise potential of the new version of Apple's iPad.
Effective Policyholder Communication Requires Quality, Relevant Content
Commentary  |  3/7/2011  | 
Whether insurers communicate to their policyholders through printed documents, email, online or social networking sites, a clear understanding of the central purpose of each communication and its intended audience are the first requirements for achieving success.
There's ROI in Better Customer Experience
Commentary  |  3/4/2011  | 
Customers expect their insurers to offer a quality service experience; I&T's March 16 Virtual Event on customer experience shows how industry leaders do it.
AXA Equitable Lauches Facebook Page for Scholarship Program
News  |  3/3/2011  | 
Using Facebook to push the carrier's AXA Achievement initiative is in line with a company strategy of building brand affinity through social media.
Resistance is Futile: Jobs Makes Appearance to Introduce iPad2
Commentary  |  3/2/2011  | 
Jobs makes appearance to introduce iPad2; new tablet device begins shipping on March 11 and is thinner and lighter than the first-generation model.
Mobile's Role in Life Insurance Not Necessarily on the Consumer Side
Commentary  |  3/1/2011  | 
A Celent report indicates that life carriers don't see the same need to develop consumer-facing mobile applications as P&C carriers.

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