National Western Life Replaces Existing eApp With StoneRiver LifeApply June 18, 2013The carrier's goal was to implement a solution that would provide greater self-sufficiency, enabling the company to better respond to market and product changes with less reliance on the technology vendor. Life Insurers Deliver Agent Ease Of Use With E-Signatures, E-Apps And Automated Underwriting June 06, 2013E-application, e-signature and automated underwriting capabilities help distributors sell life insurance. CUNA Mutual Group Triples Annuity Sales With Gamified Sales Platform June 05, 2013The Retirement Radar application has eased the guaranteed income conversation between financial advisers and clients, letting the insurer expand marketing of lifetime annuities beyond its captive distribution force. Sentinel Security Life Adopts iPipeline iGO App-based Solution June 03, 2013The solution, which includes call center integration, will be used by over 13,000 insurance producers selling Sentinel Security’s final expense products in 25 states. Q&A: How Genworth's Technology Strategy Supports IUL Product Launch June 01, 2013The carrier has added the ePolicy Delivery process to its Quick Request short-form tickets for new applications to create what Senior VP Chris Olson calls a front-to-back electronic offering that is hard to beat, from a producer's perspective. Jackson National Life's Rapid Growth Drives Facilities, IT Expansion May 17, 2013As part of his effort to accommodate an IT organization under increasing demand, CIO Mark Clark envisions the creation of an innovation-friendly workspace to foster collaborative work. Protective Life Deploys iPipeline's iGO Drop Ticket to Streamline Agent Sales Process May 15, 2013Rules-based short form is designed to simplify application process and facilitate sales. Sanjay Pandey Named CIO of National Life Group May 10, 2013Pandey seeks to build on his successful enhancements to agent ease of doing business undertaken during his tenure as CIO of Donegal Insurance Group. IT Success Depends On Treating Staff As People, Not "Human Resources" May 07, 2013IT managers must think of employees as people, not as interchangeable resources, says author and former insurance CIO Frank Wander. What Commercial Insurers Can Learn from Manufacturers May 06, 2013Advances in the manufacturing industry provide a model for insurers to build innovative products. AXA's New Life HQ Places Premium on Innovation May 03, 2013The new headquarters for AXA Equitable's Life Operations is built around facilitating an innovative culture. Insurance IT Pros Satisfied Despite Flat Salaries May 01, 2013Insurance IT pros aren't seeing huge salary increases, but job satisfaction is high and opportunities abound for those with a passion for the business, our research shows. A CIO’s First 100 Days: Seven Steps to Success April 26, 2013New York Life’s senior managing director and chief information officer in the company’s Investments Group recommends seven stages to complete a successful first 100 days, leading to longer-term success. Genworth Life Reduces Policy Cycle Times Nearly 70% April 19, 2013Genworth U.S. Life Companies reduces new policy cycle times from about 25 days to an average of eight by adopting Aplifi's multi-carrier electronic settlement platform. New York Life Names New SVP of Corporate Services April 17, 2013Dottie Rodd has been with the company since 1981. One in 4 Want to Close Life Insurance Sales Online: LIMRA April 16, 2013LIMRA's and the LIFE Foundation's latest Insurance Barometer Study provides a window into what prospects want from life insurance companies. Consider Both Costs and Benefits of Life Platform Modernization April 15, 2013Life insurers contemplating platform need to have a clear view of the implications, and a well-defined, realistic road map as they weigh the considerable benefits. MetLife CEO Pushback at SIFI is One Voice Among Many April 12, 2013Steven Kandarian's comments at the April 10 Capital Markets Summit harmonize with those of other carriers and industry associations in a rare case of unanimity. Fortegra Launches New Consumer-Focused Product Line Through E-Commerce April 09, 2013The new division offers life, health and accident protection products. Sun Life Appoints New Chief Actuary April 05, 2013Larry Madge was last CFO of the company's U.S. subsidiary.