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How will the big data movement trickle down into the independent insurance agency? We, as independent agents, own the answer. Listen as we explore what insurance innovators across the country are doing right now to gain early wins in our rapidly changing market.

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    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

How will the big data movement trickle down into the independent insurance agency? We, as independent agents, own the answer. Listen as we explore what insurance innovators across the country are doing right now to gain early wins in our rapidly changing market.

    What's next for AgencyZoom?

    What's next for AgencyZoom?

    Kat Ternes, VP of Revenue, hops on less than 24 hours after the acquisition announcement to give a behind-the-scenes on what's next for AgencyZoom. Why did Vertafore acquire? Will the original team stay? What should agents expect?

    • 39 min
    the path to building a data culture

    the path to building a data culture

    Cory Hagan, founder of Hagan Insurance, discusses the importance of building a data culture and his experiences operationalizing it. Throughout the episode, he talks about his background, issues he's run into transforming his agency and his commitment to long-term solutions. 

    • 34 min
    why Ask Kodiak was acquired (and what's next)

    why Ask Kodiak was acquired (and what's next)

    A behind-the-scenes with Allan Egbert, co-founder of Ask Kodiak, on why they made the decision to partner with IVANS. And what this means for the future of Ask Kodiak.

    • 51 min
    openly on The Underwriterless Service Experience

    openly on The Underwriterless Service Experience

    Ty Harris & Matt Wielbut, Co-Founders of Openly, have created a 5-question quoting experience....with option to bind. Their next nut to crack: creating the same frictionless experience on the service side. Here's how they're going to do it (hint: data, data, data).

    • 39 min
    "revenue per employee" is dead

    "revenue per employee" is dead

    Carey Wallace, founder of AgencyFocus, has helped agencies across the country weaponize their data for well over a decade. She explains why certain KPIs that businesses currently use to benchmark themselves just aren't good enough anymore. And what metrics we should be thinking about instead.

    • 33 min
    why Grange believes in the power of indie data

    why Grange believes in the power of indie data

    Brent Hammer, Innovation Officer, and Bobbie Collies, VP of Strategic Distribution, share a behind-the-scenes look at how a regional carrier is quickly carving out space in the IA channel. Our prediction: mid-size carriers who can wrestle the data beast early give themselves a competitive edge against even the biggest nationals out there. 

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Kurt Thoennessen, CAPI ,

Revolutionary and so cool!

Sydney Roe does an amazing job delving into the technology issues the independent insurance agency channel is dealing with today. I love following the story of Neon and the B Atomic team through the podcast and other content.

Kurt Thoennessen, CAPI
Private Client Risk and Resilience Podcast
CEO of RiskRevu
VP at Ericson Insurance

Nickbfromaz ,

The ISH!

If you’re in the insurance industry.....you MUST check this out! Forward thinking positive minded people right here!! Thank you for sharing the gems

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