Aetna Names J.P. Morgan Vet New CISO May 16, 2013James Routh has joined Aetna as chief information security officer responsible for the overall program around the health insurer's information assets. Motorists Replaces Legacy Reinsurance System With Effisoft's WebXL May 12, 2013The Columbus, Ohio-based carrier chose WebXL as a comprehensive solution providing enhanced data access, improved controls and fully automated processing.
ISO Releases Advanced Rating Kit for Auto April 10, 2013The bundled offering incorporates predictive modeling tools. Telematics-Based ISO Rule Gaining Regulatory Approval April 02, 2013The GeoMetric rule allows insurers to adjust premium based on where a vehicle is driven most often, not just where it is garaged. Sorting Vendors into Piles: The Proper Role of an RFP March 26, 2013The decision to issue an effective RFP primarily lies in an organization’s ability to answer five questions clearly. Analysts Assess Insurity's AQS Acquisition March 07, 2013This latest manifestation of the Hartford-based vendor's renaissance exemplifies several industry trends, including a preference for core system suites, the importance of scale and the demand for ISO rating capabilities. Insurity Acquires AQS, Citing 'Unique' ISO Relationship March 05, 2013The acquiring vendor says it can now "offer significantly more value to existing Insurity and AQS clients as well as the broader P&C insurance market." New Genworth Divisional CTO to Drive Customer Experience Innovation January 11, 2013Former Bank of the West EVP and CTO James Hanna will support Genworth Financial Wealth Management's continuing efforts to deliver innovative solutions and functionality for advisors and their clients. Crum & Forster Sees New Policy Admin System as Key to Growth November 09, 2012Crum & Forster to deploy Accenture Duck Creek P&C software to help streamline processes, better serve customers and drive growth. What’s Sandy Going to Cost? October 29, 2012FEMA says Sandy could cause $3 billion in wind damage alone; others place Sandy in the company of Irene, Ike and maybe beyond.
ISoftStone Releases Platform to Speed BI Deployment June 20, 2012The company's RapidStart suite is designed to help customers build, deploy and manage new technologies more efficiently. Guidewire Announces PolicyCenter Upgrades, New ClaimCenter Client May 08, 2012The upgrades to the vendor's core systems platform include ISO standards and improved rating capabilities. Verisk and TransUnion Launch New Version of A-PLUS Auto Loss-History Database April 26, 2012A-PLUS 2.0 offers new patent-pending household-based search technology from TransUnion, and provides a new "alert" feature that can greatly streamline the quote process for web, call centers, agents, and back-end underwriting systems. How to Improve the Customer Experience With Customized Document Creation and Delivery February 16, 2012Customer experience has emerged as a powerful competitive differentiator for insurance companies, which have made improving the customer experience a top priority. Optimizing and customizing document creation and delivery has become an important part of th Verisk Analytics Launches Verisk Underwriting Solutions Division January 20, 2012Verisk Analytics launches Verisk Underwriting Solutions Division; goal is to provide integrated services to support P&C insurers' underwriting activities. Allstate Forms Pact with Connected Vehicle Services Company Airbiquity January 10, 2012The partnership intends to develop services that "provide a comprehensive platform for … safety, roadside assistance, insurance and advanced infotainment" through the insurer's Roadside Assistance program, the companies say. Ready, Fire, Aim! -- Don't Miss the Point of a Policy Administration Transformation August 16, 2011The convergence of aging legacy platforms, complex market demands, and a more mature vendor landscape have ushered in a unique period of policy administration transformation where it is possible for carriers to embark on this journey by taking on less risk Madison National Life to Implement FastTrack Return-to-Work programs August 02, 2011The FastTrack systems automate the return-to-work life cycle, the company claims. CodeObjects Integrates ISO Electronic Rating Content July 12, 2011The vendor will include loss costs, rules, and rating information received from ERC with its policy administration system, PolicyEnterprise, for both commercial and personal lines of business. Clearing Compliance Reporting Hurdles May 12, 2011Planning for increasingly complex state reporting requirements is a burden, and setting up a system to respond to requirements is difficult, time-consuming, and costly. insurers need a reliable reporting, tracking, and error-correction system.