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Honor Roll: This Week's Top Insurance Blogs (Dec. 13-19)

Our favorite insurance technology-related blog posts from around the Web (December 13-19, 2009):

Our favorite insurance technology-related blog posts from around the Web (December 13-19, 2009):Ignoring Blackberry for your Mobile App --Not a Good idea!

L&T Infotech lead architect Amit Unde points out something that I've noticed in the pages (print or Web) of Insurance & Technology. Whenever insurers are making news for developing mobile apps recently, the development seems to have been focused on the iPhone. "Contrary to popular belief, iPhone does not have the largest market share in smartphones, but in fact, it is Blackberry (RIM), who is leading the front," Under writes. ---

Why did IBM buy Lombardi?

Tech industry veteran Judith Hurwitz takes a look at the strategy behind IBM's most recent acquisition, BPM firm Lombardi. "The obvious question is why would IBM need yet another business process management platform? After all, IBM has a large portfolio of business process management software - some homegrown and some from various acquisitions such as Filenet, ILOG, and Webify," she writes. ---

Three Essential Keys to Transforming Health IT

On Initiate's Mastering Data Management blog, Penny Schlyer reflects on a recent National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) white paper on healthcare IT and names reliability, cost effectiveness and workflow integration as three keys to healthcare IT success. ---

Improve Web Readability With... Readability

Forrester's Bruce Temkin discusses Web site readability and a product called, well, Readability that cleans up web pages to make them more easily read by the user. To demonstrate, Temkin puts the product to work on his most recent blog post. ---

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