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The Connected Business of Insurance

Topic: insurance

What Repeat Attendees Say About Applied Net

by Applied Communications

To give you an idea of what your Applied Net experience could be like, we sat down with Kristin Thelen, Commercial Lines coordinator at Mason Insurance Agency Inc. and three-time Applied Net attendee, to discuss her favorite parts of the conference and why she recommends attending Applied Net 2019.

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 […]

Understanding the Consumers of Tomorrow: What Younger Generations Look For in Insurance

by Applied Communications

Over the past few decades, rapid and increased technological innovation has significantly changed the behavior and expectations of those generations coming after the Baby Boomers, most notably […]

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 […]

Spring into the Digital Age of Insurance

by Reid French

Our 2018 Digital Agency Survey indicates that the national average for digital technology adoption among independent agencies is 44%. Given this score is exactly the same as […]

There’s Gold in Them Thar Management Systems

by Brian Wood

The phrase “there’s gold in them thar hills” is probably best known as being uttered in various Bugs Bunny cartoons. However, Dr. Matthew Fleming Stephenson first said it […]

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 […]

IVANS Index: Premium Renewal Rate Change for November

by Matt Foran

IVANS Index is a data-driven report of current conditions and trends for premium renewal rate change of the most placed commercial lines of business in the insurance […]

Technology & Insurance: Yes, They Can – and Should – Coexist

by Matt Simon

I am an insurance advisor in a small town agency in Ohio with five office locations, all located in rural areas. We’ve been around since 1920, so […]

IVANS Index: Get Ahead of Renewal Pricing for Your Clients

by Matt Foran

More than a year ago, the IVANS team asked agents and insurers, “What insight is missing in the industry that you truly need to better run your […]