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    COVERWALLET FOR AGENTS

COVERWALLET FOR AGENTS

TECHNOLOGY COVERWALLET FOR AGENTS Technology platform simplifies commercial insurance By Dave Willis, CPIA CoverWallet’s mission is pretty straightforward: to simplify commercial insurance through technology. The company offers what it describes as “the easiest way to quote, bind and service small commercial customers, all online.” A single integrated digital application connects to multiple carriers for a number of product lines and delivers multiple, live, bindable quotes. The firm started as a

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    THE SURFACE WEB, THE DARK WEB, AND WHAT LIES BENEATH

THE SURFACE WEB, THE DARK WEB, AND WHAT LIES BENEATH

THE SURFACE WEB, THE DARK WEB, AND WHAT LIES BENEATH How agents can keep their clients’ data from ending up in this ominous netherworld How much do you know about the Dark Web? Have you even heard of it? Could any of your personal information—or worse yet, your clients’ data—have found its way into this digital black hole? Recently Rough Notes spoke with Steve Robinson, national cyber practice leader at

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    SECURITY FOR REMOTE EMPLOYEES

SECURITY FOR REMOTE EMPLOYEES

TECHNOLOGY SECURITY FOR REMOTE EMPLOYEES Best practices for a successful—and secure—remote work arrangement By Sharon Emek, Ph.D., CIC Carriers and agencies looking to hire employees already know the problem: demand is much greater than supply. According to a study by The Jacobson Group and Aon’s Ward Group, 63% of companies reported they’d be increasing their staff in 2019. Yet whether they can do that remains questionable. The national unemployment rate

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    MIGRATE TO THE CLOUD: MANAGE YOUR AGENCY’S WORKLOAD FROM ANY LOCATION

MIGRATE TO THE CLOUD: MANAGE YOUR AGENCY’S WORKLOAD FROM ANY LOCATION

TechKnowFile By Dawn Heckerd MIGRATE TO THE CLOUD: MANAGE YOUR AGENCY’S WORKLOAD FROM ANY LOCATION Cut costs, let employees work remotely, and quickly implement your disaster recovery plan Cloud migration can help agencies become nimbler and address client needs expeditiously. Additionally, cloud applications and interfaces can be updated more quickly. As business analyst/project manager at the insurance brokerage Hylant, I handle both product support and use of Applied Epic and

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2019 TMPAA TOWN HALL

2019 TMPAA TOWN HALL What is driving “hysteria” in the M&A market? By Dave Willis, CPIA Merger and acquisition activity in the insurance market is strong. How strong? Strong enough that Mystic Capital Managing Director Kevin Donoghue used the word “hysteria” to frame the activity as he moderated a town hall panel presentation at this year’s Target Markets Program Administrators Association mid-year meeting in Baltimore. “Acquisitions are at a fever

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