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The Connected Business of Insurance

Topic: digital transformation

30 Days to Applied Net: 10 Favorite Things from Last Year

by Applied Communications

There are only 30 days until Applied Net 2019, and we are preparing for the biggest and best conference yet. As the largest independent insurance agency and […]

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Insurtechs Working Together: A Different Way to Cover Small Businesses

by Patrick Girouard

Any agent who has worked with small business owners knows that the process is a complicated one. There is typically a lot of work involved, including working through complicated insurer appetites, policies that don’t properly cover customers, and what feels like endless forms to fill out in order to submit and underwrite a risk.

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Applied Systems’ New CEO – Q&A with Taylor Rhodes

by Applied Communications

Taylor Rhodes has taken the helm as Applied’s new CEO. We recently sat down with him to discuss this new chapter in his life and learn more about his perspective on the insurance industry, digital transformation and more.

Spring into the Digital Age of Insurance

by Reid French

Our 2019 Digital Agency Survey indicates that the national average for digital technology adoption among independent agencies is 43%. Given this score is nearly the same as 2018, it reveals that agencies have yet to fully embrace the opportunities that digital technology affords to service and support consumers in this new digital age.

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Celebrate Earth Day, Go Paperless

by Applied Communications

With Earth Day here, now is the perfect time to think about changes you can make around your business to reduce your environmental impact. While there are many earth-friendly practices you could implement, there’s one change you can make that will have a positive impact on the environment and on your bottom line: going paperless.

The Google and CapitalG Investment in Applied Systems: Good News for Independent Agents & Brokers

by Reid French

At last month’s Applied Net, 4,000 insurance agents, brokers and insurers gathered to hear about the latest trends and technology developments driving opportunity for their business. One […]

Applied Net 2018: Week in Review

by Applied Communications

As more than 4,000 attendees can attest, Applied Net is THE forum to learn about the latest insurance technologies and strategies to prepare your business for the […]

35 Years of Serving the Insurance Industry

by Reid French

As Applied celebrates its 35th year in business, it’s an appropriate time to reflect on the past three-plus decades and what the future holds for our industry. It’s […]

The Digital Agency: Connecting Minds and Machines

by Trace Meek

Digital technology is integrated into every aspect of our lives. For instance, when you go to the grocery store you can process your own purchases via a […]

2017 Digital Technology Adoption Trends

by Reid French

From new industries to new economies, technology is changing the way we live and work. All of us are experiencing a more connected life in a more […]