News & Commentary
Content posted in April 2001
STP CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
News  |  4/20/2001  | 
Wall Street & Technology and Accenture partner to produce "Drilling Down on STP."
UNUMPROVIDENT BUILDS E-BENEFITS BIZ IN EMPLOYEELIFE.COM DEAL
News  |  4/17/2001  | 
The e-benefits model gained ground with UnumProvident 's purchase of the assets of EmployeeLife.com.
CHUBB REPLACING LEGACY CLAIMS SYSTEMS WITH WEB-BASED TECHNOLOGY
News  |  4/17/2001  | 
Hoping to gain an 18-month advantage in rolling out Web technology for claims, Chubb is working with Accenture to develop a Web-based claims management system.
E-BUSINESS EXPERIENCE WILL HELP ERC'S NEW GLOBAL BIZ DEVELOPMENT/SERVICES LEADER
News  |  4/17/2001  | 
In a newly created position at Employers Reinsurance Corp., Robert B. Jones will become global business development and services leader.
NEWS FROM ACORD: ARE YOU KEEPING THE CUSTOMER IN MIND?
News  |  4/17/2001  | 
What do customer satisfaction and industry electronic data standards have in common? Standards now are a critical element in meeting customer demands for more information and service in real-time.
CRM BRIEFS
News  |  4/17/2001  | 
META Group predicts CRM technology spending cuts for 2001; PeopleSoft and Sun Microsystems unite for a Web-based CRM application; ICT Group and Digitas Inc. sign a strategic alliance agreement.
DELIVERY STRATEGIES BRIEFS:
News  |  4/17/2001  | 
Members of USAA Life can purchase fixed annuities online; Manulife Financial chooses Trilogy's Distribution Channel Management; ePolicy Inc. forms Insurance Technology Solutions.
It’s Not Your Father’s IT Shop
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
Information technology organizations are changing from the top down. Mere managers are a dime a dozen, while IT leaders are the precious currency needed to turn a traditional IT shop into a competitive asset for the insurance company of tomorrow.
AMACIS: CUSTOMER INTERACTION
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
The Tough Go Shopping...Online
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
Web-based purchasing is not just for consumers. Insurers are saving money and gaining efficiencies through e-procurement systems.
Executive News
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
Technology Watch
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
Tech Unions Speed Up as Economy Slows Down
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
Some IT workers looking for job security are turning to unions as employers trim payroll. Will this trend affect the insurance industry?
Signature Pads Speed Enrollment Process
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
Electronic signature capture is the final step toward paperless process for Colonial Life.
Secura Lets Agents Access Docs Online
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
Long relationship with vendor makes selection of DocuCorp a no-brainer for Secura.
CIO Role Shifts From Systems to Strategy
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
IT heads increasingly need business and communication skills.
CYBER NEWS
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
New Contracts
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
ONESHIELD: AUTOMATION
News  |  4/10/2001  | 
AMACIS: CUSTOMER INTERACTION
News  |  4/6/2001  | 
Alliances & Partnerships
News  |  4/6/2001  | 
Who's Surfing Where?
News  |  4/6/2001  | 
Economy Forces Insurers to Refocus IT Spending
News  |  4/6/2001  | 
Consulting looks to be hardest hit as insurance companies trim fat from information technology budgets.
Flashback
News  |  4/6/2001  | 


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