Mendix App Platform helps leading UK insurer take home 'Best Use of IT in Insurance' and congratulates the business on broader innovation initiatives that lead to 'IT Team of the Year' and 'Overall Winner' honors
BOSTON & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mendix, the enterprise app platform as a service company, today announced that customer LV= received three prestigious awards at the FStech 2014 conference, including “Best Use of IT in Insurance” for leveraging the Mendix App Platform to rapidly deliver innovative business applications. The insurer was also acknowledged with “IT Team of the Year” and “Overall Winner” honors at the awards dinner held March 27 in London.
LV= has leveraged the Mendix App Platform to quickly create multiple high-value business applications, including a broker portal, internal travel portal and complex end-to-end product engines with capabilities for web sales, customer self-service, claims management and financial collections. The intuitiveness and simplicity of the Mendix App Platform has enabled LV= to introduce a massively faster way of delivering these applications, allowing them to focus more on innovation and less on technical details.
“We are delighted that the FStech 2014 panel recognized the strides we have made turning IT into a strategic enabler of the business,” said Rod Willmott, fast track innovation director for LV=. “Using the Mendix App Platform, we have been able to cultivate the speed and agility we need in our operations to compete in such a fast-moving industry.”
“LV=’s success at the FStech 2014 awards stands as a shining example of what companies can do when they have a platform to develop business apps in weeks - not months or years, which is the norm in the insurance industry,” said Gottfried Sehringer, vice president of marketing at Mendix. “The Mendix App Platform has helped the company accelerate, and drive innovation through, application delivery, enabling business users to collaborate and co-create with IT.”
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Based in the U.K., LV= employs 5,800 people and serves more than 5.5 million customers with a range of financial products. From its founding in 1843, the company has grown and evolved to pursue a mission of helping people protect and provide for the things they love through a wide range of financial services including insurance, investment and retirement products. The company offers its services directly to consumers as well as through IFAs and brokers, and through strategic partnerships with organizations such as ASDA, Nationwide Building Society, and a range of trade unions.
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