Trends to Watch at ACORD LOMA 2013May 03, 2013Insurance & Technology reached out to attendees of the upcoming 2013 ACORD LOMA Insurance Systems Forum, the first of this spring's trade shows, to find out what they will be on the lookout for in Las Vegas.
Go, Go, Gadget: Top Emerging Technology Tools for InsurersOctober 19, 2012The executives selected as Elite 8 2012 honorees have reached the heights of their profession by being savvy observers of the digital landscape and prudent marshals of technology. Here are some of their views on the latest and greatest enterprise solutions
Colonial Life Releases iOS AppSeptember 17, 2012Policyholders can now access claims information and policy details from their iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices.
4 iPhone 5/iOS 6 Features Insurers Should WatchSeptember 12, 2012The latest editions of Apple's iPhone and its operating system, announced yesterday, may not seem like much of an upgrade at first glance. But the updated offerings should push insurers in new directions when it comes to mobile development.
Wellpoint Invests in Consumer Health KiosksAugust 31, 2012The insurer is investing in kiosk maker SoloHealth so it can "get closer to the consumer and engage them where they are," according to the manufacturer's president.
UnitedHealthcare Launches Mobile AppFebruary 27, 2012Health4Me, which is available for iOS with an eye toward Android in the spring, allows policyholders to download their cards and locate in-network providers, among other things.
No Rush for Insurers to Leverage IOS Location DataApril 21, 2011The recent revelation that iOS devices store location data may sound tantalizing at first, but with privacy concerns paramount, carriers shouldn't see an immediate need to access and use it.
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.