Jeff Yates News

Agents Outline Real-Time Technology Priorities for Carriers

Insurance carriers’ use of real-time tools is becoming a differentiator when independent agents choose where to place business, according to a new survey. Independent agents and brokers place the highest priority on getting more insurance carriers to offer real-time interface …

Agents Seek More Real Time Options from Carriers

Independent agents and brokers want more carriers to offer real-time functionality, according to a new industry survey. Agents believe those carriers will deliver the greatest benefit in making real time the predominant workflow in their agencies. Participants from every state, …

Survey: Agents Seek More Real Time Options from Carriers

Independent agents and brokers want more carriers to offer real-time functionality, according to a new industry survey. Agents believe those carriers will deliver the greatest benefit in making real time the predominant workflow in their agencies. Participants from every state, …

Industry Progressing With Real Time Technology and Downloads

Independent agents and carriers see gains — in some cases doubling — in real time transactions Just one year into the making, supporters of the Real Time/Download Campaign (www.getrealtime.org), a campaign to improve the efficiency of communications between independent agents …

Real Time Campaign Sees Real Results, Supporters Say

A new campaign to increase the implementation of real time and download technology-based workflows and independent agency-company interface applications is gaining ground, campaign supporters say. The Real Time/Download Campaign — backed by agents and brokers, agency system carriers, technology providers, …

‘Big I’ Says Survey Will Help Strengthen Independent Agency System

The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America is encouraging all members of the independent agency system to take part in the ACORD-User Groups Information Exchange’s (AUGIE) benchmark Agency Technology Survey. This survey is available now through March 1 at …

Best Practices Report Outlines Tips for Effective Use of Agency Technology

The Agents Council for Technology (ACT) has compiled a series of best practices to help carriers, vendors, user groups and agent associations convince independent agencies and brokers to implement new workflows and technologies, and to assist them with training. ACT’s …

Protecting Agency Security Takes Center Stage

As System Breaches and Hacking Reports Proliferate, Agencies Take Security Seriously High profile cases of identity theft have been all over the general press in recent weeks. We have seen from these cases just how devastating an impact these security …

Protecting Agency Security Takes Center Stage

High profile cases of identity theft have been all over the general press in recent weeks. We have seen from these cases just how devastating an impact these security breaches can have on the reputations of the firms involved. Some …

IIAT’s Joe Vincent Seminar, Legislative Day Set for Jan. 30-Feb. 1

More than 400 of the state’s top independent agency principals and managers are expected to gather Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2005 for Independent Insurance Agents of Texas’ 42nd Annual Joe Vincent Management Seminar and Big I Legislative Day at the Renaissance …