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Honor Roll: This Week's Top Insurance Blogs (Mar. 15-21)

Our favorite insurance technology-related blog posts from around the Web (March 15-21, 2009):

Our favorite insurance technology-related blog posts from around the Web (March 15-21, 2009):Blurring the Lines: Business Processes Instead of Core Systems

"The lines are blurring across systems as the focus shifts from individual systems to business processes," writes Celent's Jeff Goldberg in a post about the ever-expanding definition of "policy administration." ---

Will No One Restrain the AIG Lynching Mob?

Mike Gantt expresses his concerns regarding the mob mentality that has developed in response to the AIG bonus controversy. "Right now the country is very frustrated with our economic plight, and rightfully so. But if our leaders allow that frustration to be focused on peripheral issues and don't help channel energy in the right direction, we'll stay mired in the problems and postpone our turnaround," he writes. ---

Database Implications if IBM Acquires Sun

On Intelligent Enterprises's Data Frontiers blog, Curt Monash discusses what a Sun Microsystems-IBM deal could mean to the database management system industry. ---

Accord Standards

This short post simply links to Chad Hersh's contributed blog on our site, but we'd be remiss if we didn't give credit for such a solid, pun-based headline. ---

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