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

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

Our favorite insurance technology-related blog posts from around the Web (September 13-19, 2009):Anthem BCBS WI using Twitter and Facebook

Mike Wise, vice president of IdeaStar Insurance Technologies, voices his approval regarding Anthem BCBS Wisconsin's recent initiatives around Twitter and Facebook. "My hope is that, as more insurance home office folks get in the mix of things on the Web, they will see how hopelessly poor their Web technologies are and will thus take steps to change them," Wise writes. ---

USAA's Mobile App Showcases Innovation

Forrester research VP and principal analyst Bruce Temkin gives his take on USAA's new mobile remote deposit capture iPhone app, a story I've covered for Bank Systems & Technology, as well as I&T. Be sure to check out the comments section, which provides a real example of how an insurance company (that is also a bank) is directly engaging their customers within blogs and social networks. ---

Prediction Meets the People Problem

Intelligent Enterprise In Context blogger Doug Henschen follows up on his recent feature story, "4 Technologies that Are Reshaping Business Intelligence." In the post, he writes, "Lots of vendors now offer (or are scrambling to offer) analytic software, but the question is, how much expertise will you need to make productive use of the software?"

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