Data Standards Give Life To Life Insurance By definition, data standards are a set of rules and guidelines that provide a common framework for communication. Much like the human body, this common framework, or skeleton, needs to be supported by something that has the ability to pump information out to its various parts and provide life support to the body as it grows.

At the heart of ACORDs Life Standards Program is the ACORD Life Data Model, and it has, by its nature, allowed for data exchange in the life insurance industry to become stronger as it grows into different phases of its life.

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