Technology News for Insurance Agencies

5 emerging underwriting strategies

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Amid the current culture of innovation in insurance, underwriting is one of the areas to see the most change.

Uber concealed hack for more than a year that exposed 57 million people’s data

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:12:00 -0500

Uber said it was obligated to report the hack of driver’s license information and failed to do so.

How video-enabled services are transforming the insurance industry

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:15:00 -0500

Over 70% of insurance professionals will deploy video-enabled services, according to new research from Vidyo and Efma.

How some insurers will survive driverless cars

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 -0500

New insurance will have to address previously unseen risks and assets.

2017 to be one of the costliest catastrophe loss years ever, Fitch says

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:30:00 -0500

A new Fitch Ratings report assesses the insured losses caused by October's historic wildfires in California.

How to use actionable data to manage workplace injury risk

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

Risk managers need to understand what actionable data is and how to use it to keep employees safe at work.

Identity theft takes the sparkle off of the holiday shopping season says new study

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Cyber risks affect shopping patterns, according to Generali Global Assistance.

Who's using what in P&C insurance: Nov. 20, 2017

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:15:00 -0500

Technology news from Quadient, DXC Technology, G2 Insurance Services, TechCanary, Intellect Design Arena Ltd, TCS and ACORD, RiskGenius and QBE North America.

How independent insurance agents can minimize their risk of E&O claims

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

What should an agent or broker do when that claim or lawsuit arrives?

5 things to know about the NAIC's new cybersecurity model law

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500

The NAIC's newly-adopted Insurance Data Security Model Law provides guidance for carriers, agents, brokers and their business partners.

AT&T deploys 'Flying COW' drone for cell service in Puerto Rico

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:05:00 -0500

AT&T Inc. has deployed a drone to act as a 'cell tower in the sky' to help provide communication services in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

3 ways machine learning is transforming insurance

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:15:00 -0500

Progressive Insurance, Zurich Insurance and Transamerica all use machine learning to detect fraud — and more.

5 tips to maintaining great carrier relationships

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

Insurance agents and carriers need each other. Here are five tips for ways to ensure that the relationship succeeds.

Understanding private flood insurance options

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500

Insurance agents can use these seven questions to guide a discussion with their clients about private flood insurance options.

Insurers now need to anticipate workplace diversity issues

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:30:00 -0500

Employment practices liability insurance is evolving to suit today's workplace diversity issues. But challenges are ahead for both employers and carriers.

The logical connection between selling P&C insurance and health benefits

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:15:00 -0500

The practice of selling both P&C insurance and health benefits from one brokerage continues to be a growing trend at a time of industry consolidation and increasing use of technology.

Allianz Aviation expert talks commercial drone insurance

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 06:00:00 -0500

Editors recently sat down with James Van Meter, Aviation Practice leader at Allianz, to talk about drones at work and the insurance industry.

Fire prevention: 5 potential fire risks in your home

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500

Can you identify fire hazards hiding in your home? Learn about potential fire risks and how to protect your home from flames.

The 21st Century Flood Reform Act: What's in it?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:36:00 -0500

The House of Representatives passed a flood reform bill on Nov. 14. Here's a look at the highlights of the bill.

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