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The Connected Business of Insurance

Topic: technology

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.

The Technology Behind Being a Digital Agency

by Michael Howe

The Digital Age of Insurance is here. This means that agencies can no longer afford to remain un-automated and rely on manual processes or traditional methods of conducting business. Those who do run the risk of being surpassed by competitors. An eroding competitive position will harm all aspects of the business and even raise the risk of not surviving long term.

Celebrating Women in Insurance: How Two Female Professionals Are Shaping the Future of Insurance

by Applied Communications

Women’s History Month is a time to look back and honor the many achievements of women through history and the vast strides made by women today. We want to recognize two influential women who are reshaping the insurance industry and working to inspire the next-generation of female leaders.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

by Applied Communications

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

6 Tips for Navigating the Applied Net Exchange

by Applied Communications

Witness first-hand how technology can transform your business. Open daily throughout Applied Net, the Applied Net Exchange provides you with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network with your […]

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 […]