September 4, 2013 - April 12, 2013
September 10, 2013 - February 22, 2013
October 17, 2013 - May 6, 2013
Insurance Distribution Channel
By INN Editorial Staff
With boomers growing older and new demographics taking center stage, how much longer will agents and advisors be the preferred source of information for customers?
By Justin Stephani
Mobility has quickly become the most expansive, accommodating and transformational technology in the insurance industry. Just take a look at some of the bold claims circulating recently, including the title of a recent report, "The Future of Insurance is Mobility," from Forrester Research. This isn't hyperbole. Mobility will soon affect every corner of the enterprise, perhaps with the exception of compliance, says Ellen Carney, Forrester Research senior analyst and the report's author. "Those guys are stubborn.
By Chris McMahon
As both a practice and a set of technologies, distribution management is evolving as insurers endeavor to use their data to increase organic growth and profitability, as well as to push data out to agents, producers and consumers to improve customer service through increased efficiency and self-sufficiency. "Growth is hard to come by, and when that happens, distribution always rears its head as the area people push," says Paul Nelson, manager at Deloitte Consulting. "What's driving
By John Belizaire and Gino Digregorio
To Improve Operating Ratios, Insurers Must Improve Risk Selection, Pricing and Processes For More Predictable Returns.
By Pat Speer
While there are many advantages to moving to a digital environment, insurers are finding that to be successful, a big-picture, stepped approach is required to address compliance issues.