TITLE

Consider the Technology

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;Dec2009, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips for insurance carrier leadership teams in implementing a new administrative systems platform for their products in the U.S. In evaluating a software vendor or third-party administrator relationship with another carrier, it suggests wise leadership teams to make sure their prospective partner has a proven track record in system conversions. Further, it says that hiring individuals with conversion expertise will go a long way toward insuring a successful project.
ACCESSION #
47105773

 

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