Truveris is trying to make buying setting up a self-insured plan easier by offering an automated quote
engine for pharmacy stop-loss insurance.
As far as specific tools, Goldberg said sales and illustration software top agents' wish lists, followed closely by online automated quote
It includes tools such as Internet lead programs, automated quote
engines, workflow automation tools, Web sites, and concierge selling and service tools that blend high tech with high touch at each stage of the selling process.
An automated quote
can be executed automatically and immediately by electronic trading systems.
Mayer provides a discussion of the various computerized systems, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quote
(NASDAQ) system, Bloomberg (Michael) system, Instinet (a computer-based brokerage service), The Crossing Network (an improved Instinet system), and Toronto's Computer Assisted Trading System (CATS) to name a few.
Violin Memory has selected Commissions for incentive compensation management, Configure Price Quote for automated quotes
and proposals, Enablement for sales content and collaboration, MySalesGame for strategic incentives, Sales Performance Manager for coaching, Litmos for sales training and LeadFormix Marketing Automation.
In the 1970s, these dealers started posting the prices at which they would buy or sell on a system called "National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotes
" -- Nasdaq for short.
Employers answer a series of questions online relating to premiums, coverage options, services they're looking for from carriers, etc., and are provided with automated quotes
from various insurers.