Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, February 27,2020

Feature of the Week

Insurance brokers can leverage technological innovations to stay relevant to potential clients.  Read more
The threat posed by money laundering is becoming more sophisticated in the insurance industry  Read more
Life insurers have jumped heavily towards embracing mobile technology to meet the increasing demands of their consumers.  Read more

CIO Viewpoint

By Kim Jacques, CIO, Lombard International  
In my opinion, the biggest challenge we face involves innovation as it pertains to policy design and marketing approaches.  Read more
By Ron Guerrier, CIO, Express Scripts  
CISOs must also be a part of the panel formulating the cloud strategy, as they are capable of identifying potential risks in various cloud environments.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Eric Robertson, National Director of Carrier Relations, Greg McGuffin, National Director of Agency Development and Recruiting and James King, CEO  
Agents Alliance Services helps agents to transition seamlessly to the independent insurance side with its turn-key services. The company brings state-of-art tools to the table that make it easier for the agents to thrive in the independent channel and ultimately benefit the groups as the agents want to work with a group that they can trust. Through its agency management systems, Agents Alliance Services can manage client relationships, store valuable agency documents, and get comparative quotes for personal insurance. What differentiates Agents Alliance Services is the generous compensation and profit-sharing model that they offer. Being a family-owned business, all the decisions taken as an organization are made knowing that its members fall under the same family structure. In addition, the company’s contract is set up in a way that they want both parties to be happy with the relationship  Read more
By John White, CEOGary Miller, Director of Marketing  
Trinilogics provides cutting-edge agency management system software solutions. Trinilogics JAMS offers effortless compatibility with local computers, on-premise data centers, or cloud-based systems, enabling insurance agencies to select the best working environment for them according to their agency’s specific needs. JAMS allows admins the customization ability to set different user profiles to define the level of access for different users.The ability for customization is an important feature of JAMS, understanding that some companies feel comfortable using, say Microsoft Office 365 or QuickBooks over other options for their accounting. Trinilogics can seamlessly add those functionalities for its clients to ensure that everything is tied together in one place  Read more
By Bill Whalen, VP Software Development & Integration Services, Tracy O’Brien, Chief Technology Officer and Matt Chesky, President & Chief Operating OfficerJen Vasseur, VP Front-End Development & Digital Marketing and Mitesh Kapadia, VP Website Development & Outsourced Solutions  
iInsure is the first agency management ecosystem that simply re-engineers the way insurance works. This ecosystem allows consumers and small businesses to shop, compare, purchase and service all of their insurance needs from multiple competing carriers on a single digital platform. iInsure is the first insurance ecosystem platform built to connect insurance buyers and all of their lifetime insurance needs with an infinite number of insurance carriers in a single, virtuous insurance agency ecosystem, replacing the current, highly fragmented and antiquated customer acquisition, quoting and policy issuance model  Read more

CXO Insights

By Kenan Bubela, VP - Development and Engineering Services, USAA  
Digital transformation is arduous and complicated, but essential to remaining relevant in a digital world.  Read more
By Michael Freilich, EVP & Chief Technology Officer, Renaissance Alliance  
In the insurance industry, in particular, AI applications are becoming increasingly common; it is rare to find an insurance startup that does not use the words “machine learning” in its pitch deck.  Read more