Lincoln Financial Group Chooses Insurance Technologies' E-application Business Fulfillment Platform January 08, 2013Implementation of FireLight solution will provide distributors with a mobile platform that takes them "from illustration to application." Phoenix Drives Rapid Annuities Growth with Unique Technology Platform September 25, 2012Phoenix's new eApp combines with its earlier REALIZE system to provide a unique distribution platform in support of a product diversification strategy that has already taken the company from zero to $1.5 billion in fixed indexed annuity funds under managem Crowell Weedon Speeds Annuity Processing with Insurance Technologies' VisibleChoice August 16, 2012VisibleChoice has streamlined annuity processing in the firm's Insurance and Annuity sales operations and provided a stepping stone to an all-electronic delivery future. The Hartford Sells Life Brokerage Unit to AIG August 01, 2012Woodbury Financial Services sells the life insurance and annuities products The Hartford is working to divest. iPads Enable Lincoln Financial's Wholesalers, Advisers to More Effectively Serve Clients May 30, 2012Providing wholesalers and advisers with mobile capabilities on Apple's iPad helps Lincoln Financial's distribution organization stand out, according to Rob Pal, head of Lincoln Financial Distributors. ING U.S. Annuities CEO Named Enterprise Chief Risk Officer May 11, 2012Michael Smith has been with ING since 2009. Transamerica Exec Says Options Abound for Securing Mobile Apps April 26, 2012Michael Babikian, EVP and CMO of Transamerica Brokerage, the distribution arm of the life insurance carrier, says that there are ways to ensure producers' personal devices are secure. Numerix Releases Modeling Software for Annuities April 03, 2012The Leading Hedge product provides hedging and reporting capabilities for annuity products. Prudential Names Joseph Hayes Group Insurance CIO February 28, 2012He had been a VP in the IT department for Prudential's annuities unit. Lincoln Financial Distributors Names First CMO February 21, 2012Richard Aneser's charge is to help the company's distributors grow their business. Ameritas Life Insurance's IT Organization Ramps Up for Business Transformation August 25, 2011Richard Wiedenbeck, VP of IT for Ameritas Life Insurance, is leading an IT strategy to help the carrier fulfill its potential as an innovator in the annuities and retirement space. Competitive and Regulatory Pressures Will Drive Insurance M&As: KPMG Survey August 08, 2011Insurers will also be making investments in technology to adapt to the changing business environment, the consultancy found. DST Systems Expands Insurance Offerings with SaaS and BPO Policy Admin-Related Services May 18, 2011DST Systems expands insurance offerings with SaaS and BPO policy admin-related services; Bonnie Wasgatt to head DST Insurance Solutions, wholly owned subsidiary created to support growth opportunities for annuity and life insurance carriers. Navy Mutual Aid Association Selects Accenture May 12, 2011The insurer will license and implement policy admin software for its life and annuities lines. AXA, Morningstar Team for Web Application for Advisors May 12, 2011The companies have developed the Cornerstone Allocator to help financial professionals identify the best distribution of annuity assets. Towers Watson Updates Life Modeling Suite May 11, 2011The software helps insurers better meet regulatory, rating agency and competitive challenges, the company asserts. Lincoln Financial Restructures Insurance Unit May 06, 2011The new arrangement simplifies the structure of the business and increases the responsibilities of the senior leaders, the company says. AXA Equitable Adds Video to Online Calculators April 13, 2011The life carrier continues its aggressive online video strategy by adding financial planners' explanations to the online calculator model. Prudential Builds Capacity to Support Over 1 Million Variable Annuity Transactions Daily March 30, 2011Without a major investment in software, Prudential Annuities has enabled continued growth of its unique variable annuity products with complex risk management and living benefit guarantees. Royal Neighbors Picks Two StoneRiver Systems December 23, 2010The carrier's goal was to automate some manual underwriting processes.