Today’s enterprise content solutions are so intriguing because they are moving from “just” cost savings for large organizations, to also being invaluable at the individual level. The following blog from EMC Certified Solution partner, inovoo, provides a great real-world example of why the journey from first to third platform is critical and relevant to all of us – professionally and personally.
Saving Scruff: Insurance Claims in a Mobile World
Some people have unkindly said that my scruffy little dog “resembles a rat.” This almost became a perverse truth when she recently decided to eat a full meal of rat poison at a local pub while I was trying to enjoy a pint one sunny Sunday afternoon.
If you’re a dog owner, you will empathize with the sense of horror and helplessness I felt. I had dog health insurance, but in an emergency, on a Sunday afternoon, without any paperwork or telephone numbers, there was no way for me to contact my insurance company for help about emergency treatment.
I found the nearest emergency vet by doing a quick search on Google maps, but I knew any subsequent insurance claim I made would be complicated by the fact that I had been unable to inform the insurance company prior to treatment. What if the insurance company had a “preferred vet,” and I was going to have difficulty recovering the high cost?
But right now, of course, I had more important things to think about.
In the end, the emergency treatment went smoothly and was successful, if rather expensive. The insurance claim process was also successful but far from Continue reading