Data entry REALLY sucks. No one ever wants to do it, but its such an important and fundamental part of the insurance application process. To be honest, I am not even sure what is considered the worst part of data entry. That it's boring, or that it’s a waste of valuable time. Time that you could be selling, consulting, and making a blueprint for the expansion of your operation. A bigger problem, is that because people dread data entry they often try to cut corners, put it off for too long, or do it incorrectly.
October 25, 2018
The importance of data privacy is at an all-time high, and there are no excuses for getting it wrong. As the entire insurance industry embraces the cloud, independent agents must work harder to understand data privacy, as well as the difference between ownership and right-to-use client information. Anyone who understands the insurance industry knows that access to data is the key to success. But who owns the data? Who is allowed to use it? And for what purpose? When information is shared over the phone and via email, the answers to these questions are unclear. But with the rise of InsurTech, there is an opportunity for greater clarity.
August 16, 2018