InsWeb Corp. has implemented an XML interface designed to streamline the exchange of data among insurance carriers and other online partners connected to the Internet’s leading insurance marketplace. InsWeb has direct connections to 40 participating insurance companies, including State Farm, Nationwide, Progressive, AIG, CNA, Metropolitan Life, and Mutual of Omaha. Offering auto, term life, homeowners, renters and health insurance products, InsWeb also enables consumers to access its shopping services through the industry’s most extensive network of Internet partners. Today, InsWeb has relationships with more than 110 leading Web aggregators, including Yahoo!, GO Network, Snap.com, ZDNet, LookSmart, E*TRADE, Wingspan, and enfoTrust.com. www.insaweb.com
Navision Software announced its plans to support the BizTalk Framework by developing BizTalk-compatible schemas for electronic exchange of business documents and messages expressed in XML. www.navision.com.