INSURANCE
Case Study

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SASKATCHEWAN BLUE CROSS​

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TO ACCELERATE BUSINESS GROWTH AND RETENTION

ABOUT THE CUSTOMER

SBC is a non-for-profit insurance provider based out of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is a member of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans. It is also a member of Blue Cross Shield Association internationally SBC is one of the key players in the region of Saskatchewan and offers unique products and services to its customers. Saskatchewan Blue Cross is a local organization that puts people and community at the heart of every interaction. They’ve been serving the health insurance needs of Saskatchewan residents for over 75 years.

CHALLENGE AND BUSINESS PAIN POINTS

Over the years, SBC showed great success in the market because they have been in Saskatchewan since of start of its growth and development, and has contributed significantly to giving back to the community by involving itself in hospitals, parks, schools, etc. 

As a result, they were able to cultivate a sense of community within Saskatoon and its residents and elevated its brand loyalty to create customers for life.

Fast forward to the 2000s and the influx of new young immigrants and a younger population, and with that, the rise in digitalization and the need for information to be accessible on their smart devices, in a concise and personalized manner. A growing concern for SBC, since, for this generation of consumers, the sense of community is not enough to become a customer. 

The need for targeted and meaningful communication, relevant brand messaging, good service and customer experience became paramount. 

Hence, SBC, identifying the need and trying to stay ahead of the curve, embarked on a full digital transformation, which included updating their front end and back-end systems and processes. Amongst these was updating their marketing processes and toolsets. 

The organization was using a combination of disintegrated systems to perform marketing initiatives and did not have a clear understanding of its customers and their needs. This issue was enhanced by the fact that they were dealing with an on-premise architecture. Moreover, employees were not properly trained on the existing systems, and this resulted in ineffective usage of the platforms and poor implementation of processes.

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with real-time alerts to ensure follow-ups​

360º SINGLE CLIENT VIEW​

for a complete understanding ​of customer interactions​

MQL- SQL ​

increase conversionthrough real-time lead to customer insights all the way down the funnel

Move from Policy-centric to Client-centric approach, by adopting CRM to identify clients’ needs with greater precision and provide tailored solutions, thereby creating upselling and cross-selling opportunities.

SOLUTIONS

CONCLUSION

Solutions Metrix applied its expertise in close collaboration with the SBC team, ensuring the success of this CRM and marketing automation implementation

Through this project, SBC gained a new level of lead source data previously unavailable, allowing them to understand and act on the lead sources that were driving opportunities, growth, insurance applications and ultimately revenue. 

Their agility of operations increased as the average time needed to plan and execute relevant marketing campaigns decreased.