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New Product Laser Focus: June 30, 2016

ENABLING DEVELOPMENT OF SMART APPS There’s always a great feeling of satisfaction when we can build something for ourselves, rather than pay to have someone else do it.  Along those lines, while we’re used to people telling us they “have an app” for whatever might be needed, Mendix has unveiled Mendix 7, which the company […]

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Whither the Rogue Tech Guru?

By now, some of you are probably wondering if you will ever see anything else on this blog besides reports on new technology products.  What has happened, you may well ask, to the fun and interesting stuff that we used to get from Ara?  Has he just wandered off the reservation someplace? Fear not!  More […]

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New Product Laser Focus: June 13, 2016

INSURANCE CLOUD PLATFORM There seems little question that the cloud is the place to be for businesses, and now we have a product that puts insurance organizations out there for maximum exposure. Majesco, a provider of core insurance software, consulting and services for insurance business, has announced the launch of Majesco CloudInsurer, an out-of-the-box repeatable, […]

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New Product Laser Focus: June 6, 2016

SUBMISSION AUTOMATION PROJECT Automation and the savings that come with it are always sweet music to the ears of a profit-challenged insurance industry. Along those lines, Appulate, Inc., a provider of quote management automation for the property and casualty sector of the insurance industry has announced its plans to launch Appulate 6.0 this summer. The […]

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New Product Laser Focus: June 3, 2016

NEW WEB INTEGRATION OPTION In one of the more consumer-friendly product enhancements we have seen, Verisk Insurance Solutions has announced that it is launching a new web integration option for 360Value® that enhances the customer experience by enabling home insurance buyers to calculate a replacement cost estimate as part of an online quoting process. The […]

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New Product Laser Focus: May 16, 2016

EIS Group, a provider of insurance core systems, has announced advancements in its always-on training platform—EIS University—and the availability of new courseware. According to EIS, the recent enhancements increase the velocity of training and help partners and customers develop roles-based expertise in EIS software regardless of time zone. The enhancements: Enable project team leaders to […]

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New Product Laser Focus: April 25, 2016

In news that should be of great interest to auto insurers, Israel-based ERM Advanced Telematics, a designer, developer and manufacturer of vehicle tracking and security devices, has introduced its StarLink eConnect device, with what the vendor claims are “unique jamming mitigation and location networking capabilities.” ERM points out that thieves have learned to bypass the […]

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New Product Laser Focus: April 12, 2016

Business intelligence and analytics are the lifeblood of modern insurance IT, so a new product offering in this area makes us take notice.  Sapiens International Corporation has announced the general availability of Sapiens INTELLIGENCE, a business intelligence and advanced analytics solution specifically designed for insurers. According to Sapiens, the solution is designed to help insurers […]

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New Product Laser Focus: March 7, 2016

Majesco a global provider of core insurance software, consulting and services for insurance business transformation, has announced the launch of its insurance specific testing services. Highlights of Majesco’s Testing Services include: Majesco’s global testing organization, including the Testing Center of Excellence An asset base of over 15,000 insurance test scenarios and cases A hybrid automation […]

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New Product Laser Focus: February 24, 2016

And now for something completely different… GAPro says it has “the first real-time, single-source, cloud-based solution for collecting, managing and automating the insurance verification and compliance process across all industries.  GAPro adds that its “solution” enables both initial and ongoing compliance verification and collaboration between insurance carriers, agencies, insureds, and third parties. This new approach […]

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