Vice President and General Manager
Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager of IVANS Insurance Solutions, has had 25 years of property and casualty experience and has played a key role in furthering the adoption of ACORD standards to exchange data within the industry to improve efficiencies.
The Value of Face-To-Face: Networking in the Digital Age of Insurance
As innovation in technology and artificial intelligence continue to enhance opportunities in automation, the value of face-to-face interaction will become increasingly important for certain industries to consider.
Meet IVANS: Your Exchange for Insurer Connectivity
Today, insurance agencies face many challenges that they didn’t contemplate years ago. Consumer buying behaviors and patterns are different.
Irrefutable Interdependencies: The Case for Agent - Insurer Connectivity
As a lover of all things tech, it shouldn’t be a surprise to hear that I also love science. Recently, while thinking about the future of the insurance industry, I was taken back to something I first learned about in my sixth grade science class, which is the concept of mutualism.
Digital Collaboration: Agents Speak and Why Insurers Should Listen
Digital technology is changing the way we live and work, creating a more connected life in a more connected world.
CAB/AAB Insider: Agents Reveal What They Really Want from Insurers
Our annual Carrier & Agency Advisory Board (CAB/AAB) meeting brings together insurers and agents for an open dialogue on the group’s collective experiences, challenges and opportunities in the insurance industry.
Emerging Trends: The Widening Technology Gap – And How to Close It
Recently, I spoke at the 2017 AAMGA Automation Conference in Atlanta, an annual gathering of MGAs and insurance professionals that centers on automation and advancements in insurance technology.
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Grow Your Business Through the Independent Agent Channel
On a daily basis, there are new stories commenting on technology’s impact on our world. Technology is redefining communications, evolving business and upstarting new economies.
Technology & the Insurance Industry – Buckle Up, There’s an Exciting Ride Ahead
This is a great time in the insurance industry, and we have an exciting ride ahead of us. But before I get into that, I want to share this GE commercial I saw the other day that reminded me of how our industry is often perceived. It’s embedded below, so check it out before reading on.
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