New Financial Components Released for Insurance and Capital Markets

      Claims Processing Reference Architecture Claims Processing Reference Architecture provides quality services in the field of Auto Insurance Claims Processing however these components can be leveraged for other forms of claims processing such as: Home, Medical, Mortgage, and other general claims processing services to work on behalf of clients for better advanced services….


Updates to the Financial Services Component Library

Hello everyone! More news on the Financial Services Component Library front.  I have developed a series of videos that give a solution overview. These are helpful for those that want to see these components in action before downloading. There have also been updates to the source code and the MSI installers. Links See below for…


Insurance Messaging Framework Available

Last year I mentioned we had an Insurance Messaging Framework that focused specifically on the integration issues in insurance. Well we finally have released the bits to the public on CodePlex. In this early release of the reference framework it that allows you to dynamically create ACORD based messages to integrate into your .Net projects….


Financial Services Component Library Downloads

You may of seen my post announcing the Financial Services OBA Component Library. If you did you were most likely wondering when and where the code was going to be released. Due to a small issue on the code publishing side these were a little delayed. But don’t fret, we have them uploaded now on…


Financial Services OBA Component Library

At the Office Developers Conference this week I announced the release of the Financial Services OBA Component Library. The Financial Services OBA Component Library is a comprehensive set of OBA components that span across key areas in the Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets industries. The components are built in a composite way. This enables customers…


Obtaining Enterprise Architecture Metrics – Part 2

In my last post I talked about “keeping EA metrics on the trail” and what you need to think about when gathering the right metrics. By understanding what you need and pitfalls to avoid including common mistakes when gathering metric and tips on what you should be looking for when gathering these metrics. I will…


New Financial Services OBA

My visit to Australia had many surprises. One was a new OBA that was developed by one of our partners Dataract. This is truly a “Diamond in the Rough”. I have to give them a “plug” because they are offering a great new OBA that leverages both our MOSS platform and the financial services vertical business…


Sydney Wrap-up

Well I had a great time in Sydney. The people and the food were great! I got the opportunity to eat a “Bug”. It’s kinda a cross between a lobster and a prawn but looks like a sea spider. The final day in Sydney was a dozy. As you can see from the previous post…


Sydney – Day Two

Today we started bright and early, 7am Australian time. I had the opportunity to meet some the players here in the Aussie market. We went through Microsoft’s position on industry standards, namely ACORD. Then I went into the international insurance trends that many insurance companies are focusing on today. Many of these trends are a…


I’m in the Outback!

  Well I’ve made it to Australia. I was a little worried when my flight was delayed for four hours. From a non-technology perspective I got to meet Matt Damon who was on the same flight as I. He is here for the premier of the Bourne Ultimatum movie. We chatted for a few minutes and seems like a down to earth…