Technology, Internet News

Independent Agents Can Access Tech Training, Tools with Catalyit

Independent agent associations in seven states have teamed up with the technology company Catalyit to help agencies assess and improve their use of data and technological innovations in the insurance arena. “Every day, agents reach out to FAIA with questions, …

Changing Role of Technology in Distribution Management

This post is part of a series sponsored by AgentSync. The U.S. insurance industry is heavily regulated. That’s no shock to anyone working in the industry. Everything from producer licensing to commission payouts comes with a whole set of regulatory …

It’s Time for the IA Channel to Show Its Strength

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). The future seems unclear right now. Even the very near future as things are changing quickly. Of course, there is basis to that concern. Every industry is …

Welcome to the First Edition of Insuring Cyber

Welcome to the first edition of Insuring Cyber, Insurance Journal’s bi-weekly emailed newsletter for industry professionals wanting to stay informed about the world of cyber. Cyber insurance has been an evolving area of the insurance industry as technology and the …

Q&A: Mitchell International’s Hatamian Talks Workers’ Comp’s Tech Transformation

Mitchell International’s product management and strategy group leader, Shahin Hatamian, recently spoke with Insurance Journal’s Elizabeth Blosfield about how technology has been transforming the workers’ compensation industry. “There’s going to be a lot more technology coming down the pipeline for …

5 More Technology Essentials for the Modern Insurance Agency

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). In a study co-sponsored by ITC, we discovered agencies who are heavy users of technology are twice as likely to have better sales processes. In addition, agencies …

5 Technology Essentials for the Modern Insurance Agency

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). It may seem like a good idea to skimp on agency technology at first. It isn’t always obvious how much technology can pay off in the long …

Would You Put Your Newborn in A Self Driving Car?

I have anxiety about the movement toward self driving cars. I’ve challenged myself to be forward thinking and familiarize myself with the technology and enhanced safety it promises to bring. I understand that we are becoming an increasingly distracted society …

Stand Out by Making It Easy for Consumers to Choose You

This post is part of a series sponsored by ITC (Insurance Technologies Corporation). What drives consumers to buy from and recommend certain companies? There are a few factors, but the biggest reason is how easy it is to research and …

Willis Towers Watson Launches Updated Capital Modeling Platform, Igloo 5

Willis Towers Watson has launched Igloo 5, an update to its financial modeling platform. The broker said Igloo 5 brings a number of key improvements including: Greatly improved model runtime Ready for use-based licensing and full implementation in the cloud …