Consider business objectives before rushing to innovate

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:30:00 -0500

Has there been too much hype in the insurance industry surrounding emerging technologies?

Cyber hacks cost up to $109 billion in 2016, U.S. estimates

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:15:00 -0500

Malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, the White House said Friday.

3 digital marketing hacks to drive more insurance leads in 2018

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:00:00 -0500

It's more critical than ever that legacy insurers, agents and brokers start to prioritize online marketing.

4 ways insurers can prepare for 'Digital Insurance 2.0'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 00:30:00 -0500

As InsurTechs make strong moves into the insurance market, legacy carriers are launching innovative new products.

Self-driving cars, data prompt new auto insurance products

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:35:00 -0500

The exponential growth of semi-autonomous cars requires rapid change on the part of producers and insurers alike.

Who's tops? Independent agents name 'best' carriers in factors most important to them (VIDEO)

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 11:15:00 -0500

From responsive service to compensation programs, agents select the 'best' carriers in multiple areas of consideration.

Insurance archaeology & environmental claims

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 06:00:00 -0500

These unique investigations help insurers determine coverage for long-tail claims.

Insureds to relay data to insurers through smart home devices

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:15:00 -0500

Nearly half of all homeowners and renters in the U.S. would consider allowing their insurance company to receive information through smart home devices.

Follow these steps to minimize the risk of workplace harassment

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:30:00 -0500

Discrimination and harassment lawsuits filed by employees against current, former and even prospective employers have been on the rise.

The rise of the insurance chatbot

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:15:00 -0500

So ascendant is the humble chatbot that some pundits are describing 2018 as the year of AI and voice technology. Will that also be true for insurance?

The future of digital customer experience in insurance

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:30:00 -0500

The growing demand for voice-controlled artificial intelligence (AI) is part of a bigger trend toward more personalized, customized, conversational digital experiences.

Insurance agency cloud lingo you need to know

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:30:00 -0500

For those insurance brokers making the shift from an in-house solution to the cloud, getting the language right is Job One.

Who's using what in P&C insurance: Feb. 12, 2018

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:50:00 -0500

Insurance technology news from Sapiens, Roost, Beyontec and Verisk, Columbia Insurance Group and Valen Analytics, Sylvia Group and Vertafore, and Guidewire and Utilant.

Reinsurers turn sexy as suitors see disaster-scarred targets

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:18:00 -0500

The $500 billion reinsurance industry is experiencing a flurry of deal talks.

The 2018 Independent Agent Study: Selling Life & Health products (VIDEO)

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0500

Today, we look at independent agents who sell Life & Health products.

Environmental cyber claims and the SMB market

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 06:15:00 -0500

Cybersecurity is rapidly moving from an emerging threat to a current reality that can adversely impact businesses of any size.

Distracted living: What it means for insurance

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 05:30:00 -0500

Distracted living is a cause for concern and a trend that the P&C insurance industry should continue to monitor.

10 more issues impacting workers' compensation in 2018

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500

Marijuana legalization and immigration reform are just two of the hot-button issues that could affect workers' compensation specialists this year.

February is insurance careers month

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:00:00 -0500

Started in 2015, the initiative aims to bring awareness about recruiting the next generation of insurance professionals.

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