Digital Technology and Independent Insurance Agents: The Benefits Are Too Great to Ignore

MIKE BECKER | January 13, 2017

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Digital tools have become such a significant part of our lives - from shopping to hailing a cab, to managing our banking accounts, we rely on our smartphones, our tablets, and our computers to get around. E-commerce may have set the expectation, but the prevalence of digital technologies is having an impact on all industries. And it's clear that insurance can't be left behind. , That's the idea behind The Insurance Digital Revolution (IDR), an industry initiative organized by PIA, the Agents Council for Technology (ACT) and the Associations & User Groups Information Exchange (AUGIE). As an industry, we conducted the Insurance Digital Transformation Survey to take a deep look at agents' use of digital tools. Our goals were both to understand where agents are today, and where they need to go to stay competitive

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