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AP University Hits the Airwaves

If you don’t follow Agencyport on Twitter (@Agencyport), you may have missed hearing about Agencyport University (APU) on the Learning Insights Radio show. The program is a forum for learning leaders across the country to share best practices, lessons learned, and cutting edge techniques and technologies in the learning field. Naturally, APU was invited as […]

Hackathon ’15

Agencyport hosted its first Hackathon back in 2007, an all-day event dedicated to employees and customers crowd-sourcing innovation for P&C carriers. And we’ve been going ever since. Starting with day-to-day industry hurdles, teams brainstorm and develop solutions that they then present to a panel of judges in a variety of categories. Our twice-a-year Hackathons are […]

Bring Your Idea to Life

Many of us who’ve been in this industry for a while have had an idea or two along the way about a new product or process that we thought could make a difference. The reality is, though, that most of us haven’t had the luxury of having top-notch analysts or developers by our side to […]

Welcome Aboard, Merchants!

We’re extremely proud today to announce that Merchants Insurance Group has joined the family of leading P&C carriers using our distribution solutions to power increasingly complex and fluid business strategies. Opting for a best-of-breed over single-single system architecture, Merchants will use AgencyPortal® and Turnstile® to help advance its commercial lines offering, expand its online presence in […]

PowerToTheAgents!

Anyone who knows us knows that how independent insurance Agents think is at the core of what we build for them. It was only a matter of time before we dedicated an entire site to that thinking. Welcome to powertotheagents.com, Agencyport’s latest step in our ongoing mission to listen to Agents and to share what […]

ACORD 20/20: Standards Future Thinking

Earlier this month, Mike Albert, Agencyport’s SVP of Product Strategy and R&D, and I were invited to attend a roundtable as part of the ACORD 20/20 strategic planning process. ACORD 20/20 is a community of forward-thinking executives and thought leaders that represent agents, insurers, reinsurers, and solution providers. The mission is to identify the challenges […]

True Portal Success Requires Alignment

As you may remember, I recently hosted a roundtable discussion about Agent and Consumer portals at the Guidewire Connections conference. During the conversation, I discussed a diagram that Agencyport uses to illustrate the extreme value that a modern, decoupled agent or consumer portal can provide if Carriers align key elements behind it. To achieve optimum […]