Universal vs. Global vs. Local


With every Insbridge implementation, we always have to wrestle with determining when elements should be built at a Universal, Global, or Local level. Over the years at Second Phase, we’ve come up with best practices that we try to adhere to when designing and building rating programs for customers. ...



SECOND PHASE 2015 YEAR IN REVIEW


Several weeks ago, I approached Troy about writing another blog post since we haven’t posted anything since last March. The topic that immediately came to mind was a recap of everything that happened for us here at Second Phase in 2015. As you’ll see, we’ve been incredibly busy! From an Oracle Ins...



TO BDD OR NOT TO BDD


When you start a new Insbridge implementation or are working on a major change do you incorporate a design phase or do you just dive into RateManager and start building rating logic? If you are in a time crunch (usually the case) you may be tempted to skip design and just jump right to the build pha...



ORACLE INSBRIDGE 4.9 RELEASE REVIEW


Oracle Insurance Insbridge Enterprise Rating 4.9 was released in February 2015 and with it comes quite a few enhancements aimed at making areas within RateManager more user-friendly.  There’s also several new system requirements and close to 40 defect fixes.  We’ll only walk through some of the key ...



ANNIVERSARY RATING USING ORACLE INSBRIDGE


Lately, we’ve been approached by multiple carriers who are looking to implement workers compensation rating in Oracle Insurance Insbridge Enterprise Rating. If you’re familiar with workers compensation, one of the first questions you might ask yourself is – how does anniversary rating work in Oracle...



SECOND PHASE BECOMES ORACLE GOLD LEVEL PARTNER


By being recognized by Oracle as a Gold Partner, Second Phase can provide its customers with specialized services and solutions from Oracle’s growing product portfolio. As an Oracle Gold Partner, Second Phase is able to offer the full suite of Oracle solutions, including comprehensive Oracle applica...