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Guide Flags Areas of Efficiency, Danger for Carrier Management of Producer Lifecycle

Nov 1 2022 // This post is part of a series sponsored by AgentSync. Appointments, terminations, license verification – the duties of compliance never end, and insurance carriers making a sincere effort to keep up can be quickly...

The Future of P/C Underwriting: Shifting From Innovation to Operational Efficiency

Oct 13 2022 // With rising inflation and the prospects of a recession on the horizon, the present macroeconomic environment is forcing property/casualty underwriters to adapt to new technologies and sources of data. All the while,...

Swiss Re Partners with Insurtech Claim Genius for Efficient Motor Claims Using AI

Sep 22 2021 // Swiss Re is partnering with Claim Genius, an insurtech that provides artificial intelligence (AI) insurance claims solutions, to enhance motor claims efficiencies with real-time damage assessment and...

How Transportation Could Be Safer, Cleaner and Cost Efficient by 2050

Jul 13 2021 // A Cornell University-led research team has calculated that by the year 2050, vehicle electrification, driverless cars and ride sharing could prevent 5,500 premature deaths and save $58 billion annually, while...

How 3D Technology is Deepening Claims Efficiency in Insurance

May 26 2021 // Powered by InsuranceJournal.tv The use of 3D technology has been a topic of discussion in insurance for years, but for an industry that is historically slow to adopt technological change, its impact has not yet been as...

Remote Workforce to Double in 2021 Due to Improved Productivity: CIO Survey

Oct 26 2020 // The percentage of workers around the world that is permanently working from home is expected to double in 2021 as productivity has increased during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey from U.S.-based Enterprise...

Business Income: When a Covered Cause of Loss Occurs During a Coronavirus Shut Down

Sep 21 2020 // To analyze the business income policy’s response to the crossover of an excluded event and a covered event, we begin with the Business Income Insuring Agreement found in Insurance Services Offices (ISO’s)...

Amazon’s Worker Surveillance for Productivity, Safety May Also Curb Unions

Sep 1 2020 // Amazon.com relies on extensive worker surveillance to boost employee output and potentially limit unionization efforts around the United States, says a research paper issued on Monday by the Open Markets Institute. The...

How Growing Agencies Are Using Existing Data to Supercharge Productivity

Aug 18 2020 // San Francisco, CA, August 11, 2020 – The customer relationship management (CRM) company Salesforce, will be holding an exclusive webinar on 8/25/2020. We’ll take an in-depth look at how leading agencies today...

Salesforce Looks at How Growing Agencies Are Using Existing Data to Supercharge Productivity

Aug 18 2020 // San Francisco, CA, August 18, 2020 – The customer relationship management (CRM) company Salesforce, will be holding an exclusive webinar on 8/25/2020. We’ll take an in-depth look at how leading agencies today...

How Growing Agencies Are Using Existing Data to Supercharge Productivity

Aug 11 2020 // San Francisco, CA, August 11, 2020 – The customer relationship management (CRM) company Salesforce, will be holding an exclusive webinar on 8/25/2020. We’ll take an in-depth look at how leading agencies today...

Robots Gain as Pandemic Lockdowns, Safety Issues Cause Factories to Automate

Jul 21 2020 // While a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Texas has brought many businesses to a screeching halt, eight robots have kept All Axis Machining’s metal fabrication facility in Dallas humming. The small, nimble robots...

People Analytics in the Age of COVID-19

Jul 20 2020 // Insurance organizations have recently been navigating a number of talent shifts in a short amount of time. Organizations that did not previously have remote work strategies in place have had to quickly implement programs...

The Future of Work in America Is in the Office: Opinion

Jun 25 2020 // Ever since the coronavirus sent millions of people home to work, people have been predicting that remote work will endure after the pandemic is over. Color me skeptical. I can’t imagine everyone not wanting to race...

Exclusive: How P/C Insurance Pros Are Faring Working From Home During Pandemic

Jun 25 2020 // According to Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, there’s no place like home. For many in the property/casualty insurance industry, home is where their job has been during the pandemic. While millions of people in other...

How Construction Companies Can Make the Most of Technology Advancements

Jun 15 2020 // As one of the oldest industries, construction has been notoriously slow to adopt technological advancements and embrace the digital age. However, in the last decade, many innovative technologies have gained traction in the...

Lloyd’s Creates Single Body for Governance to Improve Speed, Efficiency of Decisions

Jun 5 2020 // Lloyd’s announced it has merged the Council of Lloyd’s with the Franchise Board, creating one body to govern the marketplace. The decision to merge the two entities was first announced in November...

Texas Insurance Commissioner: Modernization Efforts Paying Off During Pandemic

May 4 2020 // The employees of the state agency in charge of regulating the insurance industry in Texas might not put it this way, but in a sense, operationally at least, they have been preparing for the current health crisis brought on...

Pandemic Crisis Story: Moving 1000-Plus Employees in 7 Countries in Just 2 Weeks

Apr 20 2020 // Amit Tiwari, chief operating officer at Xceedance, the Boston-based insurance consulting, managed services, and insurtech company, explains the challenges of enabling business continuity plans in the face of a global...

TDI Modernization Efforts Paying Off During Pandemic, Commissioner Says

Apr 20 2020 // The employees of the state agency in charge of regulating the insurance industry in Texas might not put it this way, but in a sense, operationally at least, they have been preparing for the current health crisis brought on...