AXA CANADA (North York, ON) will use Toronto-based DWL INC.'s Unifi Insurance Broker Portal for real-time transactional Web-enablement of its personal lines business.
AMERICAN MEMORIAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. (Rapid City, SD) will obtain data conversion services from LIBERTY INSURANCE SERVICES (Green-ville, SC) for pre-need life insurance contracts and administration system support services.
NATIONWIDE INSURANCE (Columbus, OH) will automate its customer acquisition and retention programs with UTICA CORP.'s (Whitesboro, NY) Affinium software. The Affinium solution will be used in prospecting related to all of Nationwide's property and casualty lines.
St. Louis-based GENELCO's Group Web and Benefit Administration Plus have been chosen by SOUTHLAND NATIONAL INSURANCE CORP. (Tusca-loosa, AL) to provide customers with access to group insurance information.
IMRGLOBAL SA (Paris), a subsidiary of IMR GLOBAL (Clearwater, FL), has developed an impaired-risk extranet called Sar for SCOR (Paris), a reinsurance company.
BENEFITFOCUS.COM (Mount Pleasant, SC), an employee benefits software producer, will customize its core Internet application for BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF SOUTH
CAROLINA's (Columbia) enrollment and communication of benefits.
Tokyo-based SONY LIFE INSURANCE INC. will use PRIMUS SOFTWARE's (Seattle) eSupport and eServer to enable end-users to resolve questions and problems via the Internet.
COVER-ALL TECHNOLOGIES INC. (CTI, Fair Lawn, NJ) has contracted with ENTERTAINMENT SPECIALTY INSURANCE SERVICES INC. (Irving, TX) and COLORADO FARM BUREAU MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. (Englewood, CO) for CTI's Classic EXPRESSion rating and issuance system. Colorado Farm Bureau will use the system for its Business Owners Policy processing. Entertainment Specialty Insurance Services will use the CTI system for its commercial auto, commercial package policy and workers' comp processing.
New York-based METLIFE RESOURCES, a division of the MetLife Insurance Co., announced the availability of investment advisory services provided by FINANCIAL ENGINES, INC. (Palo Alto, CA), for MetLife Resources' 403(b), 401(a), and 401(k) plan participants in healthcare, education and not-for-profit markets.
SMARTFORCE (Redwood City, CA), an e-learning company, has reached an agreement with BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF FLORIDA (BCBSF, Jack-sonville) to provide the SmartForce e-learning infrastructure to more than 1,000 BCBSF employees.