SOURCE: FirstBest Systems

January 23, 2008 08:53 ET

FirstBest Systems Launches New Web Presence Offering Underwriting Best Practices, Tools, Resources

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LEXINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - FirstBest Systems®, Inc., developer of advanced Underwriting Management Systems™ (UMS) that enable commercial insurance carriers to profit from better underwriting, has unveiled a newly designed Website at

The new FirstBest site offers:

--  A detailed solutions section detailing the full range of FirstBest's
    Underwriting Management System capabilities, including straight-through
    processing, exception-based underwriting, real-time collaboration,
    knowledge management, management visibility, and an execution platform for
    predictive analytics.
--  A new section detailing FirstBest's unique Underwriting Knowledge
    Center, led by insurance industry experts, which offers customers deep,
    focused insurance industry knowledge, best practices to enhance the core
    business of underwriting, and information about our insurance underwriting
--  A full range of resources including white papers, fact sheets, press
    releases, biographies, and other newly updated information.

"We are pleased to unveil Version 2.0 of our Website as a service to our customers and partners," said Meira Primes, vice president of marketing of FirstBest Systems. "eMagine, our Web design, hosting and marketing consultancy, was very responsive in delivering a fresh new look that was on target, with quality and creative ingenuity."

Next Underwriting 2.0 Webinar

The updated site also features both current and archived Webinar offerings, including the upcoming "Ease of Doing Business the UMS Way: Deploying a customer-centric strategy to beat the soft market doldrums," a joint Webinar offered by FirstBest in partnership with National Underwriter magazine, featuring David West, research area director, insurance, at Tower Group; John Belizaire, CEO, and Julian Pelenur, CTO, of FirstBest Systems; and moderator Ara Trembly, senior technology editor, National Underwriter. The free Webinar, to be aired March 4, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern, will explore how insurers can foster greater customer intimacy with agents to drive increased profitability in a soft market.

To register for the event or access recordings of prior Webinars, please visit

About FirstBest Systems, Inc.

Founded in 2006, FirstBest Systems®, Inc. delivers advanced Underwriting Management Systems™ (UMS) that enable commercial insurance carriers to profit from better underwriting. FirstBest's UMS™ is an insurance software solution provided as a Web-based platform for underwriting all commercial lines of business. It uniquely enables insurers to scale their businesses profitably through automation while achieving greater speed and business agility; fosters real-time collaboration to make it easy for agents to do business with carriers; promotes greater underwriting discipline and consistency; and empowers management with greater visibility into underwriting processes. For more information, please visit or call 1.888.863.6095.

Contact Information

  • Press contacts:
    Meira Primes
    Vice President of Marketing
    FirstBest Systems
    Email Contact