MASTERCOM Obtains CSIO Certification for eDocs

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Toronto, ON (Feb. 14, 2014) – The Centre for Study of Insurance Operations is pleased to announce that MASTERCOM Consulting Ltd. has obtained CSIO Certification for eDocs.

“MASTERCOM is very pleased to receive CSIO Certification for eDocs. The testing process was rigorous and robust, but not onerous or taxing by any means,” says Roger Dawson, President of MASTERCOM. “CSIO’s well-designed standards enable vendors to develop cost effective, quality software solutions for companies and brokers.”

CSIO Certification is available to member insurance companies and vendors. eDocs is the first business activity available for certification, with plans to expand the program to cover other activities.

“By applying for and obtaining CSIO Certification for eDocs, MASTERCOM has clearly demonstrated its commitment to consistency in technology implementation across the broker channel,” says Catherine Smola, President & CEO of CSIO. “The purpose of the CSIO Certification program is ultimately to help brokers serve their customers as efficiently as possible, and we applaud MASTERCOM for achieving eDocs certification.”

CSIO data exchange standards are company neutral and help solve data compatibility issues, facilitate more efficient and seamless integration of information and improve implementation of technology solutions.

Visit CSIO to learn more about the certification program.

About Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)

CSIO is Canada’s national standards association of property and casualty insurers, brokers and software providers. For over thirty years, CSIO has been committed to improving the efficiency and competitive position of the broker distribution channel by overseeing the development, implementation and maintenance of industry standards in the areas of XML, EDI and forms. In addition, CSIO continues to maintain and operate the industry-owned EDI mail network service, CSIOnet. CSIO maintains offices in Toronto and Montreal. For more information, visit

About MASTERCOM Consulting Ltd.

MASTERCOM Consulting Ltd. is the leading supplier of E-Mail/EDI Gateways to the Canadian Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. MASTERCOM leverages a company’s policy/back office management system or a broker vendor system to produce comprehensive, cost effective, integrated, seamless solutions for connecting to CSIOnet to download/upload EDI (AL3) and XML files. MASTERCOM’s Automatic Web Login product helps integrate the BMS and company portals.

SOURCE: Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO)