Insurance Technology Featured Article

Geico Announces Mobile App for Boat Insurance

September 20, 2012

Few people, outside the industry, understand just how much the auto insurance business has embraced new technology. Many of the most successful insurance companies have made a transition that means that they are mostly online while having a small contingent of physical agents in any one area. 

Being able to take orders, receive claims and sign up new customers through the Web has been a huge asset for the business in general. Geico is one of those companies that has seized on the many opportunities that the Internet has to offer, and is now expanding their operations. 

The insurance giant recently launched a mobile boat insurance application.

This new application could conceivably be used to add a new policy or pay for an existing one while the user is out over the open water, accessing the service through their Android (News - Alert) phone, iPhone or even Windows Phone 7. The application is built to be able to run on almost any platform and run with the speed and consistency of a Web app. 

Geico has worked hard over the years to make sure that it is one step ahead of the game when it comes to applying all today’s technology has to bear.

“Advances in mobile technology have created opportunities for companies to stay engaged with their customers,” said Marie Motowylak, GEICO director for Internet sales. “The GEICO mobile boat app is part of a natural evolution to enhance our customer interactions in a manner that meets their ongoing needs.”

Geico is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is currently the third-largest auto insurance company in the United States. The company has more than 11 million auto insurance policies and more than 18 million vehicle policies (motorcycle, auto, boat) combined.

Want to learn more about the latest in communications and technology? Then be sure to attend ITEXPO West 2012, taking place Oct. 2-5, in Austin, TX. Stay in touch with everything happening at ITEXPO (News - Alert). Follow us on Twitter.




Edited by Braden Becker

Article comments powered by Disqus

Related Insurance Technology Articles

Nominating Committee for 2015 Novarica Research Council Impact Awards Announced

For those on the technology implementation and management side of the insurance industry the research and advisory firm Novarica is no doubt a very familiar one. The company provides information, insights, and perspectives to industry professionals on a variety of topics and hosts the Novarica Insurance Technology Research Council, a moderated knowledge-sharing community of more than 325 senior IT executives representing more than 300 North American insurers. [ Read More ]
11/19/2014

Kofax to Improve Claims Processing for General Insurance and Asset Management Provider

Improving the business processes associated with mission critical insurance interactions is at the top of most insurers' lists regardless of where they are located around the world. An example of the universality of the need to improve such processes through software automation, which not only improves business process efficiency but also reduces costs while improving the customer experience, is a recent announcement from business process automation specialists Irvine, CA-based Kofax. [ Read More ]
11/19/2014

MedeAnalytics Announces Partnership with Wellmark

MedeAnalytics Employer Reporting software provides healthcare providers with cost-analysis and reporting tools they can use to improve plans and better serve customers. MedeAnalytics recently announced that it will be working with Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield to enhance services for insurance recipients in Iowa and South Dakota. [ Read More ]
11/18/2014

Texas Mutual Insurance Company Implements Guidewire Systems

Guidewire Software has recently announced that Texas Mutual Insurance Company has selected Guidewire products to help fulfill specific business needs. Guidewire strives to bring technology to insurers differently than other vendors. Guidewire prides itself on understanding the P/C industry, the challenges involved and insurers' expectations. [ Read More ]
11/17/2014
FREE Insurance Technology enewslettter.

Events

Weekly Live Demo
Contact Center Solutions

Register Today!