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Issue 4 - Trends in Life Insurance and Annuities
by Bill Aguayo, SVP Actuarial Services, Insurance Technologies

Read about current trends of both Life and Annuity Insurance products and the issues driving them.

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Issue 3 - Quality Requirements - How to Ensure Delivery of a Useful Illustration System
by Carly Scherrer, VP, Client Services, Insurance Technologies

Discover the importance of use case scenarios while defining system quality requirements for a useful and invaluable illustration system.

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Issue 2 - Suitability Driving Broker-Dealer Cultural Shift
by Del Lang, VP Product Management, Insurance Technologies

Learn how suitability may be influencing a broker-dealer cultural shift.

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Issue 1 - Life Insurance Products & the Impact of a Prolonged Low Interest Rate Environment
by Bill Aguayo, SVP Actuarial Services, Insurance Technologies

Look at the impact of the prolonged low interest rate environment on universal life (UL) products, especially with respect to the development of new products to meet the challenges imposed by low market interest rates.

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Issue 5 - What is Quality?
by Steve Reese, VP, Client Services, Insurance Technologies

Look at different definitions of quality in the context of technology and how this term is used in the software development industry.

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Issue 4 - Systems Testing and Triangulation Approach
by Bill Aguayo, SVP, Actuarial Services, Insurance Technologies

Learn about using the Triangulation approach to accelerate the process of resolving discrepancies in values across multiple systems.

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Issue 3 - Regulatory Certainty... Really?
by Del Lang, VP, VisibleChoice Product Management, Insurance Technologies

Look at how Broker-Dealers are facing compliance with FINRA Rules 2090 and 2111.

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Issue 2 - Planning in a Changing Market
by Tracy McGuran, VP, Client Services, Insurance Technologies

Learn about some of the current changes in the marketplace and the opportunities they present.

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Issue 1 - ACORD Standard “eLabels”
by Jim Ferrell, VP, Product Management, Insurance Technologies

Find out about ACORD eLabels and how your company can leverage this exciting standard offering.

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Issue 5 - "IRC 7702/7702A - The Ongoing Saga"
by Bill Aguayo, SVP Actuarial Research, Insurance Technologies

Explore the history and ongoing saga of IRC 7702/7702A compliance requirements for the life insurance industry.

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Issue 4 - "Hosted Environments: Where Security and Compliance Matters Most"
by David A. Davis, Jr., Senior Sales Engineer, ViaWest

Learn the importance of the "layered" approach to data security, which can help to ensure full compliance with regulations in this age of growing threats to data security.

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Issue 3 - "Actuarial Role in Successful Illustrations"
by Bill Aguayo, SVP Actuarial Research, Insurance Technologies

Discover the importance of adequate on-staff actuarial support for companies that are developing proposal software systems.

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Issue 2 - "Participating Whole Life Stability in an Era of Uncertainty"
by Bill Aguayo, SVP Actuarial Research, Insurance Technologies

See how volatile economic times of the past few years have fostered a revival in the sales of whole life insurance, both participating and non-participating.

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Issue 1 - "The Ever-Evolving Shadow Account UL"
by Bill Aguayo, SVP Actuarial Research, Insurance Technologies

Explore the world of the shadow account UL from the first product to the present day.

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