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Automated Underwriting Software

What to Look for in Automated Underwriting Software

Sometimes an underwriting task is unusually complex, requiring special attention to its unique circumstances. Every experienced underwriter has seen a few cases like this.   While unique cases require critical thinking and a hands-on approach, many underwriting tasks are not unique. Some do not require much in the way of creative thinking or adaptability. From…

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4 Tips On How to Manage an Insurance Company

  Business owners of small insurance companies know how challenging it can be to run and grow a company. It can seem like there are endless mistakes to make when you’re learning how to manage an insurance company, but there are also plenty of best practices and proven solutions, too. Many decision makers have discovered…

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AI: For Workers’ Comp, a Promise to Be Fulfilled

The term “artificial intelligence” (AI) is weaving its way into the mainstream of insurance companies of all sizes.  It’s a hot topic:  Consider that at the recent Dig|In event in Austin, Texas, at least half a dozen exhibitors classified themselves as “AI” or “AI/Fraud” companies. For many smaller carriers, however, especially those in workers compensation,…

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SMB Insurers: Wake-Up To What’s Possible

In these disruptive times, small- to medium-sized insurers that want to remain relevant must — and can — heed the call of innovation.

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4 Tips for Joint Power Authority Success in CRM

Some traditional insurers tend to think about customer relationship management (CRM) technology as a tool only for finding/sharing customer information, but in the bigger picture, it’s used for extended outreach, partnership management, and cross-functional efficiencies that lend themselves to improved customer outreach, cross-selling, faster response times, improved customer retention and more. Because of their complex…

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View from the Captive Cockpit Needs A Technology Parachute

In a recent IRMI Captive.com blog post (“A View from the Cockpit: Systems and Controls of Good Captive Managers”) the team at Atlas Insurance Management Limited compared the successful management of a captive insurance company to flying a plane. “It’s a whole lot less intimidating once one understands the controls and systems that need to…

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How to Avoid Spreadsheet Paralysis

Back in 2016, Microsoft reported that more than one billion people used its Office suite of applications, which includes the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Roughly one in every six people on earth use it, Microsoft said.  There is no doubt that when Microsoft first developed this application, they were on to something important, and it still…

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How Businesses Can Prevent Workers’ Compensation Audits and Mistakes

This article was written by Gerry Dumke, Vice President of Underwriting at Caitlin-Morgan Insurance Services, a provider of insurance and risk management services for assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Reprinted here with permission. Workers’ compensation insurance is a critical part of the business world. This specialized insurance is designed to protect business assets as well as…

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Funding a Cannabis Captive? Consider Your Technology Footprint Carefully

It’s difficult to predict how the captive industry marketplace will evolve in 2019 and beyond, because data from regional jurisdictions on individual cells, series and risk-bearing entities is not consistent.  However, the impetus for creating a captive remains the same: under the right circumstances, there are a host of benefits to a new formation, making…

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Cloud-Based Technology: Four Common Questions

As traditional enterprise insurance software applications continue to take a back seat to Software as a Service (SaaS) through cloud-based technology, smaller insurance companies may be intrigued yet hesitant to commit to migrating to the cloud. In an effort to ease the consternation associated with moving to the cloud, below are four questions that commonly…

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