October 09, 2015
Top 5 Reasons Why Agencies Replace Their Old Systems
As insurance agencies grow, their insurance agency management systems don’t always keep up with them. Slowly, often unnoticed, their technology becomes inefficient and outdated. The patchwork of systems and software that has grown along with their business is suddenly a blocker to future growth.
Many agencies rightly conclude that in order to keep growing, they need to modernize their insurance agency management system.
Top 5 reasons agencies replace insurance agency manageme...
October 08, 2015
in Digital Insurer
4 Trending Insurance Disruptors to Look Out for in 2016
Disruption is a natural part of the business cycle, especially in this age of fast-paced technology. No business model is so perfect that it cannot be improved on – or eventually replaced. The ultimate example of disruption involves Apple, which made everything from CD's to Blackberry devices practically obsolete. Disruption is also evident in the world of social media, with the most famous example being Facebook's displacement of MySpace.
Music and social media are natural breeding...
October 06, 2015
in Producer Lifecycle Management
Carriers: This is what Agents Expect from You
The never-ending challenge of recruiting the most capable, highest performing producers is full of surprises. What made you stand out as a carrier of choice one year is quickly surpassed by a competitor’s new, flashy product or compensation plan. Throw in the technological expectations of the emerging generation of producers and it’s enough to make your head spin.
But don’t fret. You have one characteristic that you can always count on to make you stand out against the compl...
October 01, 2015
in Digital Insurer
Name Your Price: Drawing The Line Between Savings and Privacy
Where will the line be drawn between savings and privacy?
With the news that Uber is partnering with Metromile to offer Uber drivers “pay-per-mile” insurance, along with AirBnB announcing their host protection insurance for their renters to supplement existing insurance policies when renting out their rooms and houses, we may be seeing the first cracks in the decades-old all-encompassing insurance policy marketplace.
And really it should not surprise us. After all, i...
September 28, 2015
Investing in Success: How an AMS Pays for Itself
As an independent insurance agency you have to justify every dollar you spend, particularly when it comes to your IT budget. You need tools that allow you to stay productive and competitive in today’s market, but you can’t afford to spend money on systems that don’t meet your basic needs.
A full-featured, integrated insurance agency management system (AMS) is becoming a necessity for the twenty- first-century agency.
Although a new insurance agency management system is a subs...