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. Pacific Life Promotes 3 IT Execs April 01, 2013The new roles taken on include a new SVP for the corporate IT division. CNO Financial Group Appointments Support Customer Focus, Growth March 29, 2013Changes at CNO will support the company's focus on the customer by creating a strategic marketing organization that leverages customer analytics, leads, and products across the enterprise. Protective Life Favored to Buy AXA US Insurance Assets: Sources March 27, 2013U.S. insurer Protective Life
Insurance is the leading candidate to buy some of AXA
SA's U.S. life insurance assets in a deal that could be
valued at around $1 billion, according to two people familiar
with the situation. Social Media's Dangers and 7 Other Factors That Can Impact Life Insurance Sales March 15, 2013Insurance consultancy Conning says that life insurers must be cognizant of the chatter around them in the social arena, as well as present in the ever-growing channel, to grow their businesses. IT’s Record of Failure Is Worse Than You Think March 14, 2013The record revealed by investigations into IT performance is bad. Unfortunately, according to author and former Guardian Life CIO Frank Wander, the truth is even worse.