TITLE

Insurer survey yields surprising results

AUTHOR(S)
Trembly, Ara C.
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/31/98, Vol. 102 Issue 35, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the results of survey conducted by IKON Office Solutions regarding the insurers' use of information technology and preparations for the Year 2000 problem. Absence of specific strategy in dealing with the year conversion problem; Use of single-entry, multi-company interface (SEMCI); Access to Internet; Application of intranets and extranets.
ACCESSION #
1035287

 

Related Articles

  • INSURERS FALL FLAT WITH IT SPENDING. Bisker, Jamie H. // Risk Management (00355593);Oct2003, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p18 

    The article discusses the information technology spending of insurance companies and its repercussions for risk managers. Risk managers will be affected by the current flat information technology spending of carriers to the extent that they rely on insurance carriers' technology and information...

  • A new twist on the Y2K legal witch-hunt. LaMonica, Martin // InfoWorld;11/29/99, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p3 

    Focuses on the year 2000-related lawsuits involving companies and insurance companies in the United States. Reasons for companies to sue insurers; Role of information technology managers in forecasting the business implications of year 2000 issues.

  • Information Technology and Y2K Litigation. Richards, Clark // Review of Litigation;Summer99, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p621 

    Provides a resource for basic technical and legal issues for Y2K problems. Legal issues arising in Y2K; Several aspects of the Y2K problem; Conclusion.

  • Dayton, Ohio. Lemmie, Valerie // Public Management (00333611);Mar99, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p22 

    Highlights the efforts of the department of information and technology services of Dayton, Ohio in addressing the issue of Year 2000 (Y2K) computing problem. Installation of open-architecture enterprise servers; Operating rule of the city; Replacement of PBX telephone systems; Sample questions...

  • IT on trial. Sampson, Sandy // Software Magazine;Oct97, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p38 

    Predicts that the information technology will be one of the first targets when the lawsuits from the Year 2000 fallout hit the courts. Positions most vulnerable to Year 2000 fallout; Monetary costs associated with Year 2000 litigation; Effect of the Year 2000 glitches. INSETS: What's a manager...

  • Sorry about your tax refund. Kerr, John // Software Magazine;Jan98, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p16 

    States that more and more states are adopting legislation that will limit the hit to taxpayers if government IT systems have major problems in 2000. Amendment that gave the state of Nevada and its officers and contractors immunity from any deficit in the manufacture of a computer or other...

  • Timetable for year 2000 repairs. Jones, Capers // Software Magazine;Jan98, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p24 

    Reports that companies just beginning their year 2000 repairs are losing the game and risking their business. Results of the assessment and awareness phases survey conducted; Decisions made by top corporate and Information Technology executives; Good news about the timetable 2000 repair for IT.

  • Project manager priorities. Schwartz, Mathew // Software Magazine;Jan98, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p47 

    Discusses why the Information technology have been very weak in the concepts of project management as they relate to application maintenance and development methodologies. Percentage of the average software project; Factors which make the year 2000 initiative so unique; Project managers' role...

  • Hammering bugs. Nelson, Rick // Test & Measurement World;Mar99, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p8 

    Reflects on the possible danger that the Year 2000 computing problem will bring should information technology professionals failed to deliver solution to the problem before the end of 1999. Problems brought by an incident where a computer handling news failed to accommodate the least...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics