The Principal Selects Exstream
The Principal Financial Group (Des Moines) selected Exstream Software's (Lexington, Ky.)
Dialogue software as the infrastructure for creation and delivery of customer communications to generate personalized correspondence and Web pages on demand, streamline document production and reduce costs.
BCBST Picks Webify
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (Chattanooga) selected applications from Webify's (Austin, Texas) Healthcare On Demand industry solution, which consists of a suite of service-oriented business applications, to enable BCBST to implement a direct-connect strategy and expand information exchange and process automation with its healthcare provider community.
Combined Taps LogicaCMG
To consolidate data related to the company's policies, policyholders, representatives and business units, Combined Insurance (Chicago) contracted LogicaCMG (London) to extend the carrier's infrastructure and management system, Endeavour, from its Australian division to its U.K. and Ireland operations.
SUA Goes With ISO
Specialty Underwriters' Alliance (Chicago) selected ISO (Jersey City, N.J.) Rating Service to automate and extend rating information to its partner agents and managing general agents. SUA's insurance subsidiary, SUA Insurance, will use the advisory prospective loss costs and manual rules of ISO Rating Service to support commercial lines.
Farmers Decides On Duck Creek
Farmers Mutual Protective Association of Texas (Temple) selected Duck Creek's (Bolivar, Mo.) EXAMPLE Platform for the development of a Web-based quoting and submission system.
DTRIC Insurance (Honolulu) purchased ImageRight's (Conyers, Ga.) document management system to eliminate paper claims and improve workflow from underwriting to claims management. The Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (Annapolis) also purchased ImageRight to reduce paper claims.
LOMA to Use WBT
LOMA (Atlanta) will use WBT System's (Dublin) Learning Management System/Learning Content Management System solutions for LOMA's online learning development and delivery operations, allowing it to provide members and customers with privately branded online learning sites through an ASP model.
AEGON Contracts Ness CEE
Ness CEE (Central and Eastern Europe), a subsidiary of Ness Technologies (Prague), will develop a back-office sales system in the Czech Republic for AEGON Insurance Group, which is entering the Czech market.
FDMNY Taps P&C Insurance Systems
Fire Districts of New York Mutual Insurance (New York) chose P&C Insurance Systems' (New York) workers' compensation system to automate product life cycles.