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Google Teams with PwC to Sell Business Software Via Cloud

By Brian Womack

Bloomberg) -- Google Inc. is teaming up with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, seeking to sell more business software via the Web as competition heats up with Microsoft Corp. and other sellers of cloud-computing tools. PwC, a provider of corporate consulting services, will help companies adopt and manage Google’s lineup of Internet-based software, including Gmail, documents and mobile services, the companies said today. The agreement includes plans to develop applications and other tools for specific industries.Google, which is diversifying…

Insurers around the World Need to Transform Legacy Systems to Stay Successful

By Beth Bacheldor

Legacy systems are constraining insurers across the globe, but transformation—which varies in the different regions—is underway, according to a new report.

INN, Celent Recognize Best IT Practices, Honor Top Insurance Solution Providers

By Elliot Kass

Eight Annual Vanguards in Insurance Practices Awards shines spotlight on the industry’s most innovative carriers and vendors..

ISCS Releases New Version of SurePower Innovation

By Jennifer Morrell

New SurePower Innovation functionality offers insurer clients improved data mining and reporting capabilities.

Mutual of Enumclaw Selects One Inc. Application

By Jennifer Morrell

Mutual of Enumclaw is using ProcessOne to improve customer payment processes and streamline reconciliation.

Healthcare.gov CEO lays out 2015 enrollment goals

By Brian M. Kalish

Federal health insurance exchange's performance should reflect major improvements over last year

SMA Recognizes AssureStart, Ingenie and PURE with Innovation Awards

By John McCormick

IT advisory firm Strategy Meets Action presented Innovation in Action awards to carriers that have successfully undertaken next-generation technology projects in the past year.

Selective Insurance Announces Officer Appointments

By Jennifer Morrell

Kory Jensen now is SVP, IT infrastructure for the Insurance holding company; plus three other management level IT positions filled.

Insurers' 4 Most Promising Tech Initiatives

By Elliot M. Kass

Mobile and cloud applications are among the technologies generating the most excitement for insurance CIOs despite uncertain ROI, according to a Novarica report.

Market Share Leaders in the Public Health Exchanges

By Justin Stephani

The strategies of insurers like UnitedHealth Group and WellPoint are under the microscope as data from four of the five largest U.S. states is collected by SNL Financial Group.

Allied World U.S. Selects Cover-All Policy Software

By Justin Stephani

Insurer seeks to improve its abilities to rollout standard ISO-based lines of business as well as customize specialty lines configuration tools.

Fighting Negative Perceptions of IT with Communication and Persistence

By Justin Stephani

Members of the CIO panel at this year's PCI Information Technology Conference offered creative solutions to help IT units become enablers of growth.

4 Insurers Take Home Innovation Awards

By Carrie Burns

Strategy Meets Action recognizes Amica Mutual Insurance, Great American, two other insurers and one IT solution provider for successfully implementing next generation technologies or reflecting the spirit of innovation.

Commercial Insurers’ Top Technology Priorities

By Justin Stephani

Operational efficiency and underwriting discipline are crucial for growth and therefore are dictating commercial lines carriers’ technology purchases, according to a report from Novarica.

Market Trends for P&C Insurers

By Justin Stephani

A new report from Strategy Meets Action outlines current challenges and opportunities that should be top-of-mind for technologists and software providers.

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