Progressive Puts Agent Portal On IPadJanuary 18, 2012Agents using Apple's tablet computer can quote and sell policies with it, while those who prefer Android will gain the capability in the next few months.
5 Digital Marketing Imperatives for Life InsurersJanuary 18, 2012There's plenty of opportunity out there for life insurers to grow their books of business, if they can reach the right prospects, according to Rose Cahill, insurance VP for marketing services company Acxiom. She shared with I&T her top tips for carriers to
Prudential Plucks Paper from Policy ProcessJanuary 10, 2012The company's EPreview initiative, which allowed underwriters to review policies in PDF form rather than printing them out, won it an award from I&T sister publication InformationWeek.
My Top 4 Topics for 2012December 22, 2011Every once in a while, we journalists are lucky enough to cultivate passion for a subject that our audience wants to read about. Following are some items I heard discussed throughout the industry in 2011 that I'm excited to revisit in 2012.
Do Agents Really Prefer Portals?December 15, 2011Novarica research we blogged yesterday indicates that agents prefer using carrier portals to their own agency management systems. But we received dissenting opinions immediately.
Time to Focus on Agent ExperienceNovember 16, 2011Amid all the focus on customer experience, agents find their experiences with insurers to be lacking, some industry observers say.