19 episodes

The Geek Freaks Podcast is your go-to destination for answers to the most crucial business technology questions, every business owner needs to hear. Each month we will present a topic to bring to the Geek Freaks panel. For the second episode of every month, we will feature a guest on The Insurance Hot Seat, a series dedicated to answering the tough questions in the insurance industry. If you like geeky talk and freaky fun, then tune in for new episodes every other Friday at 12 AM EST on your favorite podcast listening platform.

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The Geek Freaks Podcast is your go-to destination for answers to the most crucial business technology questions, every business owner needs to hear. Each month we will present a topic to bring to the Geek Freaks panel. For the second episode of every month, we will feature a guest on The Insurance Hot Seat, a series dedicated to answering the tough questions in the insurance industry. If you like geeky talk and freaky fun, then tune in for new episodes every other Friday at 12 AM EST on your favorite podcast listening platform.

    The Real Cost of Ransomware

    The Real Cost of Ransomware

    Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victim's files. The attacker then demands a ransom from the victim to restore access to that data, but that's not the only price you pay if your business is attacked. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, Ron and Thomas discuss real-life examples of ransomware victims, the repercussions of an attack, how incredibly accessible this malicious software is to hackers and the importance of having protection and a data recovery plan in place.

    • 23 min
    [Pt. 1] Understanding the Michigan Auto Insurance Reform

    [Pt. 1] Understanding the Michigan Auto Insurance Reform

    Today, Michiganders are required by law to maintain a "No-Fault" automobile insurance policy, which includes coverage for Personal Injury Protection (PIP) benefits. The existing No-Fault law has been reformed so that on July 2, 2020, and later, many changes will take effect, including giving Michigan drivers a choice of six options for their level of PIP coverage. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, we put Bill Springer, Principal at Conrad Insurance Agency on the Insurance Hot Seat to discuss the impact this new law will have on the insured Michiganders. 

    • 19 min
    Looking Forward: 2020 Tech Predictions

    Looking Forward: 2020 Tech Predictions

    The year 2020 opens a new decade of innovation and opportunities for incorporating new technology in the workforce. Heading into the new year there is clear momentum for emerging technologies in automotive, 5G, A.I. and automation, augmented reality, and much more. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, Ron, Luis, and Kris share their own personal technology predictions and discuss statistics for the year 2020.

    • 27 min
    Is Your Agency's Candidate Experience F.C.D.D. Up?

    Is Your Agency's Candidate Experience F.C.D.D. Up?

    Talent acquisition is a key component for growing your agency. Although HR technology spending is increasing, the candidate experience should never take a backseat. Some agencies may be adopting HR tech to help with talent acquisition without a strategy in place. On this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, we put Keynote & TEDx Speaker Ira Wolfe from Success Performance Solutions on the Insurance Hot Seat to discuss his latest book “Recruiting in the Age of Googlization” and why you should avoid F.C.D.D. (frustration, confusion, disappointment, and distraction) for your agency's candidate hiring experience.

    • 25 min
    A Year In Review: 2019 Tech Recap

    A Year In Review: 2019 Tech Recap

    Just like that 2019 is almost over! A lot happened this year in the digital world of tech and cybersecurity. The rise of new technologies, ideas, and cyber-crime. In this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, Ron, Luis, and Kris discuss what was predicted in tech versus what actually happened for the year. Tune in to hear what was a hit or miss for technology in 2019.

    • 30 min
    Less Clicks More Magic

    Less Clicks More Magic

    Is your agency management system living up to its full potential? That doesn't always mean having the shiniest product on the block with all the bells and whistles.  On this episode of the GEEK FREAKS PODCAST, we put Jordan Owens and Michael Doran from Strategic Insurance Solutions on the Insurance Hot Seat to talk about the Partner Platform, what their clients say is a complete system, and the importance of function over aesthetics.

    • 22 min

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Our company uses Omega for all our IT needs. Their Podcast really shows they live and breath this stuff everyday and have fun doing what they do best!

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Oozing with intellect

Navigating the information superhighway can be daunting and down right scary. This podcast will help you make sense of the digital blitzkrieg that we’re all facing. Very well done and enlightening. Highly recommend.

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