TITLE

Building Blocks

AUTHOR(S)
Ouimette, Gates
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Best's Review;Jun2010, Vol. 111 Issue 2, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of business architecture in closing the integration gap between information technology (IT) and the insurance industry. It indicates that business architecture has become a need rather than a want for the insurance industry as a result of the evolving standardization and maturation in business modeling tools and technology. It states that business architecture offer better transparency into operational and technology investments.
ACCESSION #
53174839

 

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