Harnessing technology to accommodate shifting trends in insurance distribution

August 2010
Asia Insurance Review;Aug2010, p72
Trade Publication
The article discusses the need to have a technologically advanced web enablement in insurance distribution. It emphasizes the importance to harness the power of technology to cater to the trends in the diverse distribution channels. Furthermore, it mentions that the flexibility in the software that insurance companies employ is essential to better support the diverse range of channels as well as remain competitive.


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