The first phase of the digital transformation will enhance agent and customer user experience, by delivering seamless illustration and intuitive enrollment functionality.
HOLON, Israel, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Sapiens Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sapiens International Corporation, (NASDAQ: SPNS) (TASE: SPNS), a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, announced today that Illinois Mutual Life Insurance (IML), a company that services 47 U.S. states and serves over 8,600 independent agents, has implemented two Sapiens’ life solutions as part of its digital transformation project.
Sapiens IllustrationPro for Life & Annuities and Sapiens ApplicationPro for Life & Annuities were implemented within Illinois Mutual’s projected timeline and are the first of multiple implementations in their digital strategy. Improving online application functionality and enhancing illustration capabilities are key to their goal of enhancing the client and agent experience for its life and disability income business. Additionally, Illinois Mutual has also already begun the next step of their multi-solution digital strategy: the addition of Sapiens UnderwritingPro for Life & Annuities.
“Sapiens IllustrationPro and ApplicationPro are helping enable the experience that we desire and that we know is necessary to compete most effectively in our ever-evolving market,” said Rich Tarkowski, Vice President of Information Technology, Illinois Mutual. “We’re looking forward to our next implementation of Sapiens UnderwritingPro as our modernization efforts continue.”
“We are delighted to enhance our trusted partnership with IML with our digital focused solutions and collaborative approach to improving the agent and customer experience,” said Dave Pidgeon, Head of Life and Annuities, Sapiens. “Sapiens’ comprehensive, end-to-end life platform enables insurers to select the solutions that will most benefit their business. Our industry best practices and knowledge, combined with our advanced, digital life insurance software and pre-integration, reduces implementation time and speeds time-to-market.”
Sapiens solutions for Life & Annuities empower modernization of legacy systems. Sapiens IllustrationPro provides clear and compelling product quotes and illustrations, helping agents to create and present multiple scenarios so customers can understand their options. ApplicationPro provides a highly intuitive digital experience for agents, with access to real time data and the ability to input and manage customer application information, improving more “in-good-order” business and faster time to coverage.
About Illinois Mutual
Founded in 1910 by the same family that leads the company today, Illinois Mutual is a trustworthy, experienced and caring provider of life insurance, disability insurance and voluntary worksite insurance products. Committed to serving the middle market, we help people achieve and safeguard their financial security. For more information: www.illinoismutual.com.
Sapiens International Corporation empowers insurers to succeed in an evolving industry. Sapiens offers digital software platforms, solutions and services for the property and casualty, life, pension and annuity, reinsurance, financial and compliance, workers’ compensation and financial markets. With more than 35 years of experience delivering to more than 600 organizations globally, Sapiens has a proven ability to satisfy customers’ core systems, data and digital requirements. For more information: www.sapiens.com.
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