Our favorite insurance technology-related blog posts from around the Web (February 15-21, 2009):Insurance Sales and Marketing in the 21st Century
IdeaStar owner and president Jim Fisher writes a sizable post on the new imperatives for today's insurance distributors, in a marketplace he calls "conservative and slow-to-adapt." [via HometownQuotes Agent Lounge] ---
InsureBlog's Henry Stern discusses the growing resistance among medical professionals toward online physician rating tools and comments. "It's as American as apple pie: the right to complain about poor service," Stern writes. "But beware, you may have to give up that right if you want your doctor to continue treating you." ---
Upon learning of NAIC's support for consideration of an optional federal charter, Novarica's Matt Josefowicz wonders if the OFC movement is gaining momentum...and whether that means he'll owe colleague Chad Hersh a drink down at the ACORD LOMA conference. ---
Celent's Catherine Stagg-Macey calls Twitter "yet another communication channel in an over-communicated world" and urges insurers not to neglect other, more established channels.