Technology News for Insurance Agencies

U.K.'s terror insurer says new threats create gaps in coverage

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:00:00 -0400

Insurance against terror attacks must adapt to face up to the threats posed by so-called lone-wolf militants and the rise of cyber crime.

Who’s using what in P&C insurance: July 24, 2017

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

Technology news from Wellthie, CIA, Insuritas, Guardian Insurance and more.

5 tips for using technology to boost customer engagement

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:00:00 -0400

Research indicates insurers stink at service. What's more, technology is evolving and insurance customer demands are changing faster than ever before.

Hank Greenberg backs new online insurance venture

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:16:00 -0400

The Internet of Things just wooed two new players into the InsurTech ecosystem.

5 fuels for your insurance innovation engine

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:52:00 -0400

Just as auto engines are using different fuels to propel the vehicle, so too should insurance companies looking to drive innovation.

Winning with managed services in the age of InsurTech

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:45:00 -0400

The industry industry's traditional power structure and hierarchy are in trouble due to the democratization of data, the rise of automation, and the use of intelligent machines.

Self-driving cars get boost with unanimous vote by House panel

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:30:00 -0400

Congress took the first step toward setting rules for self-driving cars.

Hailstorms and tornadoes plague U.S. throughout first half of 2017

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:04:00 -0400

By the end of June 2017, Munich Re's NatCatSERVICE database had recorded 350 loss-relevant natural catastrophes.

The 10 safest-driving cities, according to 2017 Allstate report

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 06:15:00 -0400

July and August are the deadliest months on the road, with each averaging 116 traffic deaths a day. Encourage all your auto insurance clients to make safety their number one priority.

How to protect drivers without killing Uber

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:30:00 -0400

A look at possible ways to address auto insurance, workers' comp and benefits concerns surrounding gig economy businesses and employees.

Directors & Officers market update: Something's gotta give

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Where is the D&O market now and where is it going? Is the current market sustainable?

Websites and the ADA: a potential EPLI minefield

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Most businesses have some kind of internet presence, but not all ensure that their websites comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act, leaving them vulnerable to legal action.

Global cyber attack could cost $121.4 billion, Lloyd's estimates

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:00 -0400

A global cyber attack could result in damages of as much as $121.4 billion, comparable to economic losses caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Lloyd’s of London said in a report

‘Winter is coming’ for traditional insurance industry call centers

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 06:30:00 -0400

The insurance industry has been plagued with call-center problems for the better part of a decade.

Key to workers’ compensation success: Adapt to changing environment

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:30:00 -0400

To remain relevant, the workers' compensation industry must take on four challenges, says Bill Donnell, president and CEO of NCCI.

Who’s using what in insurance: July 17, 2017

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:30:00 -0400

Technology news from Harbor, EIS Group, Waymo, IVANS, Guidewire, Applied Systems and more.

America's 10 most stolen vehicles

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400

While it's easy to assume the latest cars are at the greatest risk, it turns out older models are very popular amongst thieves.

Finding the right prospect

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 10:44:00 -0400

Multiple studies have shown that it typically takes three seconds for prospective clients to decide whether to open a marketing email in their inbox.

9 reasons today's insurance businesses need text messaging

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0400

Here's why today's tech-savvy, forward-thinking insurance businesses have little choice but to incorporate texting.

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