Insurance Industry News – Week of November 26

Want a job at GEICO? Talk to a robot
Insurance Business America
When Matt Naimoli and Zack Gould met, they were friendly competitors at Liberty Mutual, where both were outside sales representatives striving to be the best. As the insurer’s top two agents nationally, they met at company functions for top producers and quickly became fast friends…In 2010, they left their successful sales jobs and cofounded Southborough, Massachusetts-based G&N Insurance from scratch, with one carrier and no clients.
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10 most expensive states for buying auto insurance
Property Casualty 360
Data from Insure.com tabulated the price quoted in 10 zip codes for every state, while also looking for the average of a 2018 model-year version of America’s 20 best-selling vehicles, was used by howmuch.net to find out which states and regions have the best and worst rates.
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APIs a key component of insurance digital transformation
Digital Insurance
You have to adapt and evolve in record time to create a seamless customer experience while improving employee productivity to remain competitive and increase customer retention. By implementing APIs and microservices, you can extend those insurance backend systems to mobile, web, and cloud rapidly, and cost-efficiently, all with low risk.
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Sensor technology making more appearances across insurance
Digital Insurance
When new technologies and digital tools arrive in insurance, often the question is asked, “Where does this fit in our business?” In the case of sensorized devices — commonly referred to as the Internet of Things, the answer is, “Pretty much everywhere.”
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Five tips for a safer Cyber Monday
Property Casualty 360
It’s important to know about the serious cyber risks of online shopping, which includes such threats as identity theft, fraudulent activity, and even home security system hacking.
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