Our favorite insurance technology-related blog posts from around the Web (February 22-28, 2009):Ebb and Flow in Property Casualty
Celent's Mike Fitzgerald expresses his concerns about the P&C industry which, he says, typically lags behind what is happening in the general economy. He also reports that insurance It vendors are getting a good deal of RFPs, but are closing few deals. ---
In his Columbia, S.C.-centric insurance IT blog, Mike Gantt gives us a quick backgrounder on Matt McKernan, who was named president of Vertafore's Carrier & MGA Markets group. I&T reported on this news as well but, unlike Mike, we failed to point out that McKernan spent his college years as a linebacker in the University of South Carolina's Black Death Defense. ---
Jim Garven shares a two-part YouTube video, The Crisis of Credit Visualized. Created by Jonathan Jarvis, the videos are an easy way to pass the buck if an acquaintance or colleague ever asks you to explain how we got into this current economic mess... just tell them, "Uh, I'll send you a link." ---
HometownQuotes' Agent Lounge blog provides some tips for insurance agents on online ad campaigns and how to cut through the clutter and take a strategic approach to reaching customers via the Web.