21st Century News

The Comparative Rater Revolution: An Agent’s Story

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). Comparative rating systems may seem commonplace in the 21st century as they’ve been around for more than many decades. Most independent insurance agencies rely on them every …

Google Compare May Go Beyond Auto Insurance

The way Valen Analytics President and CEO Dax Craig describes it, Google’s move into insurance with Google Compare for auto insurance is an “all-aboard, wake-up-and-smell-the-coffee” call to the insurance industry. His words were simpler: “Game changer.” The complexity of what …

Willis Chief Warns London Audience of Major Risk Increases in 21st Century

The 21st century has already witnessed a transformational shift in the global risk landscape, with a palpable change in the severity and frequency of events since 2000, warned Willis Chairman and CEO Joe Plumeri. Speaking to an audience at the …