The Reshaping of Auto InsuranceJanuary 08, 2013Strong forces that stand to reshape the sector include shifts to new types of coverage, alternative distribution channels, and redefined customer segments.
Insurers Arm Agents With iPad AppsMay 05, 2011Apple's sleek tablet has changed technology users' expectations forever, and insurance agents and producers increasingly are using their iPads to close the deal.
RIM CEOs Decide Best Defense is Good OffenseApril 11, 2011Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis vigorously defended their company to the New York Times, but they can't hide from the challenges it faces in the hyper-competitive enterprise mobile space.
The Next Platform War: Enterprise MobileJanuary 26, 2011While Apple and Google wrestle for the consumer market, a side battle is being waged in the business market between Apple and Research In Motion.
Insurers' Mobile Platform WarsDecember 15, 2010Consumer adoption of various smartphone brands is forcing insurance carriers to devise strategies for developing mobile apps for multiple operating systems -- or choose one and hope it comes out on top.
Survey: Value of the Cloud to Insurers Remains NebulousJuly 15, 2010While cloud computing's definition remains nebulous and concerns about security in the clouds persist, insurers ultimately will find the technology's ability to cost-efficiently scale up or down too hard to resist.
The Principal Leverages Web 2.0 for Retirement Plan ParticipantsAugust 12, 2009The company has created an iGoogle gadget that allows participants to view key account information directly from iGoogle without accessing The Principal's Web site, as well as given participants the ability opt-in to receive e-mail or text messages.
Blogging for Dollars February 18, 2005There are many ways to track trends and movements, but, for me, the real sign that something is reaching critical mass is when my husband or my parents - none of whom would be mistaken for technology "first-movers" - ask me about it.
Introducing Connected Enterprise February 18, 2005Technology is enabling a new era of connectivity in this most paper- and process-bound of industries. Employees, clients, distributors and partners are linking in ways that allow them to transact quickly, accurately and securely.