ISCS, Inc.

November 29, 2011 11:15 ET

Armed Forces Insurance Signs With ISCS to License SurePower Innovation® for Modern Policy Administration and Business Process Capabilities

SAN JOSE, CA and LEAVENWORTH, KS--(Marketwire - Nov 29, 2011) - ISCS is pleased to announce that Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) has selected the SurePower Innovation® Policy Administration Suite, the property/casualty insurance industry's most modern, field-proven, insurance processing solution, to streamline processes, implement more sophisticated rating plans, and improve speed to market.

AFI is a leading provider of property and casualty (P&C) insurance to both active and veteran military personnel in the United States and overseas. As part of modernizing the company's insurance processing capabilities, AFI selected ISCS's SurePower Innovation based on the system's configurability, integration, extensibility, and maturity.

"Although AFI is in the early stages of the implementation, we are excited about the product features that ISCS brings to the table and confident that SurePower Innovation will enable us to provide better service to our customers and operate more efficiently," said Drew Mazeitis, CIO of AFI.

Mazeitis indicates AFI is implementing SurePower Innovation for 280 products in 51 jurisdictions across six lines of business. The ISCS team is actively engaged with AFI during the implementation and utilizing ISCS-developed agile project management methodologies, specifically adapted for insurance implementations.

"Agile allows for reduced documentation, continuous feedback, collaboration between user and developer, and faster speed to market," said Mazeitis. "AFI follows an agile development methodology internally and strongly supports the process that ISCS follows."

"I believe the success and user acceptance we are seeing at AFI already speaks very strongly in favor of the modern technology and breadth of functionality inherent to SurePower Innovation, as well as to the role agile development can play in a successful implementation," said Leslie Holden-Mikesell, vice president of professional services for ISCS.

"We are very excited to have AFI as part of the ISCS family and are looking forward to a long and productive relationship between the two companies," said Andy Scurto, ISCS president.

About ISCS
P&C carriers and MGAs rely on the modular, Web and SOA-based SurePower Innovation Policy Administration Suite to perform critical business processes for commercial, personal and specialty lines of business. These include underwriting automation, policy and claims management, integrated reinsurance, integrated billing and much more. The system provides integrated document management, a rules-based data warehouse, and document imaging client tool for bulk indexing and LDAP-standards security. With modern highly scalable, extensible, and configurable technology, SurePower Innovation enables insurers of all sizes to meet today's market requirement for business agility. SurePower Innovation Policy Administration Suite is a company-wide, strategic choice for carriers to both retain customers and increase their book of business. For more information contact Phil Kiekhaefer, Ph.D., Director of Marketing & Usability for ISCS, at 1-888-901-ISCS,, or visit

About Armed Forces Insurance (AFI)
AFI was founded in 1887 by military leaders with a single mission: to protect the property of those who protect our nation. The company provides premium quality, competitively priced property and casualty insurance to military professionals throughout the United States and overseas. Headquartered in Leavenworth, Kansas, AFI understands that its subscribers have unique circumstances and insurance needs, enabling the company to offer a level of personalized service that's unequaled in the industry. For more information, visit the website at, or call 1-800-495-8234.

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