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Insurance Noodle Launches Integrated Facility for Allied Health Services

Insurance Noodle has launched an integrated facility for allied health services across the United States, bringing together several leading markets via a single online access point. By accessing Insurance Noodle’s proprietary technology platform, agents can simultaneously market an account to …

Young Agents Rate Flexibility, Career Growth Over Technology: Vertafore Survey

Technology is not an incentive when it comes to attracting and retaining millennials to the insurance industry but it can provide overall job satisfaction in terms of flexibility and career growth opportunities, according to a new survey released by insurance …

Trusted Choice Consumer Portal Funding Now Tops $50M

Project CAP, the organization formed to help local independent agents compete in the digital economy under the Trusted Choice brand, has raised $10 million from two additional carrier investors. The capital from the two new investors brings the total raised …

Dovetail Insurance Expands Workers Comp Product to Five Additional States

Dovetail Insurance, a supplier of cloud-based insurance product delivery services, has expanded its NetComp workers’ compensation insurance to independent agents in Virginia, and will also be adding Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan and Connecticut before the end of April.  As part of …

Vertafore, DocuSign Partner to Offer E-Signature Services to Technology Users

Insurance technology provider Vertafore and digital transaction manager DocuSign have teamed up to offer e-signature services to Vertafore’s insurance clients. DocuSign’s Digital Transaction Management Platform (DTM) will be available to Vertafore’s personal and commercial line customers who use its Vertafore …

Vertafore Launches Updated Agency Cloud, Mobile Technology

Insurance software provider Vertafore unveiled its next step cloud and mobile innovations for its premier agency technologies – Vertafore Agency Platform, Sagitta Suite and Vertafore Producer Advantage. The products were announced at the 38th Network of Vertafore Users (NetVu)  Conference …

Applied Systems Releases New Version of Epic Management System

Applied Systems today released Applied Epic 2013 R2, the latest version of its agency and brokerage management system. Enhancements offered by Applied Epic 2013 R2 include greater integration with Applied CSR24 and Applied Rating Services. Other enhancements include expanded policy …

ProWriters Launches Small Business Online Quoting Platform

ProWriters is now providing agents and brokers access to online quoting and binding for small business professional liability insurance with general liability and/or a business owners policy (BOP). Quotes for small business risks can be accessed from an online portal …

Why McKinsey’s Prediction of Demise of Independent Agents Is ‘Dead Wrong’

A recent report from McKinsey & Co. had some bad news for local property/casualty insurance agents— many of them will be out of business within the next five to 10 years. McKinsey contends that “the economics of the traditional agent …

Vertafore Unveils Agency Management System with Mobile Capabilties

Vertafore, an insurance industry software provider, has made available its insurance agency management system, AMS360 v6.5. The new version provides agencies with new capabilities for every staff member, including: Agents can create and edit customer information on the go with …