CASE STUDY Component-Based Architecture


A leading U.S. Life Insurance Company

The Opportunity

This Insurer’s legacy technical architecture hampered its ability to take advantage of the latest technologies and their expanding integration demands.

Business Challenge

A need to replace an aging infrastructure with a more flexible, component-based technical architecture.

Our Approach

  • Worked closely with executive management to define the business drivers for the new architecture
  • Created a component-based architecture, using message transport and broker layers to support new product development and rapid execution of new business initiative
  • Mapped out the design for the new architecture, including corporate administrative components, insurance product components, middle-ware, access portals, and component platform design and repository

Bottom Line

The company was positioned to take advantage of the latest technology advancements in an integrated and flexible way.