Happy Wife: Part One

During one of my regular lunchtime walks, I decided to wander through the neighborhoods of Boston’s North End. It’s a bustling Italian community full of great restaurants, bakeries and shops.  As I headed up Salem Street, two men came out of a store and the older gentleman said to the younger with a boisterous Italian […]

DIY online is here to stay

Transferring funds between bank accounts. Paying down mortgage or credit card principal. Adjusting your LinkedIn profile and preferences.  They’re all as close as your smartphone these days. Carriers have recognized for some time that P&C insurance is ripe for this sort of convenient self-service, and leading companies like Electric Insurance Company are getting out in […]

Our latest Agent Insight paper: Agent Engagement

Agencyport has always been in the business of delivering industry-leading, agent-facing portals for our customers.  Over time, we’ve learned that the most successful implementations utilize great technology AND a serious commitment to agent engagement.  In this month’s Agent Insight paper, we explore elements that make an agent engagement program successful and ultimately result in a portal implementation […]

Q&A with Agencyport’s new Data Standards Guru

Meet Caleen Alexanderson, Agencyport’s new Data Standards Specialist. For nearly 26 years, she worked in a variety of key positions at Vertafore, researching and implementing business specifications for agency management system integration using the ACORD Standards. Caleen is an active member of ACORD working groups, currently serving as Chair of the Coverage Implementation Group. Why […]

Best of Luck to Our UK Brethren

We are excited to share with you today’s news that the European operations of Agencyport Software have been acquired by UK-based business process, procurement and technology services provider Xchanging plc. The purchase has no bearing on our US operations or customers; we will continue to partner with the country’s top P&C carriers to help them […]

Gelks First Win of the Season

[Agencyport woke up this morning to the following email from team member, Ken O’Sullivan. It was too good not to share.  Enjoy!] For those of you who are new, this is one of my ‘softball’ emails. They are usually lengthy and offensive, just like our games. The only thing worse than watching the USA World […]

Company “Culture”

“Culture” is one of those corporate buzzwords that is as overused these days as “big data” and “cloud computing.” Every business says that it’s important, but, too often, the blurb describing a company’s culture is used primarily as a selling point to prospective hires. I am a student at University College Cork in Cork, Ireland. […]