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Agency Management System Options for Agencies

A webinar series comparing agency management systems

Agency tech expert Steve Anderson serves as a virtual matchmaker between independent agencies and the leading agency mangement system vendors.

This webinar series will help agencies shopping for an agency management system (AMS) to compare and contrast systems and vendors to determine the best fit. Developed by IA&B (Big "I" affiliate in Pa. & Del.) and facilitated by Anderson, the program consists of more than a dozen one-hour webinars, each featuring a different system. 

Steve describes the series in his own words:

Should I be looking at a new agency management system?

A no-obligation online survey developed by Anderson can help you determine if the time is right to explore new agency management systems. Taking just minutes to complete, the survey immediately returns a preliminary assessment. Shortly thereafter, you will receive a follow-up email with a customized report and recommendations based on your responses. The report can then be used to determine if this webinar series will be a useful tool.

"Should I shop" assessment survey

How will these webinars help me navigate the agency management system market?

The webinar series, highlighting 13 different system vendors/products, is a way for agencies to quickly evaluate the players based on criteria developed by Anderson, an expert who understands the unique technology requirements of independent agencies. Anderson facilitates the vendor presentations to make sure you’re getting the information you need.

Vendor reps will highlight their systems' capabilities in managing personal lines, commercial lines, and accounting. They will also cover what they consider differentiators of their systems, and Anderson will serve as a moderator, interjecting as appropriate.

To facilitate an apples-to-apples comparison of systems, Anderson has developed a tool you can use to consistently record your take-aways from each presentation. 

The live webinars conducted in April and May were recorded and archived for unlimited viewing through March, 2017. The entire series will be sold as a package. Webinars will not be sold individually.

Recorded Webinars Available for Viewing

Series Introduction with Steve Anderson
Xanatek—Xanatek IMS
Applied Systems—Applied EPIC
Evolution Agency Mgmt.—Evolution eVo
Hawksoft—Hawksoft CMS
EZLynx—EZLynx Management System
XDimensional Technology—Nexsure

SIS—SIS Partner XE
Insurance Tech. Corp.—ITC InsurancePro
NASA—NASA Eclipse
Jenesis—Jenesis
Vertafore—QQ Catalyst
Vertafore— Vertafore Agency Platform (including AMS360)
Applied Systems—Applied TAM

Can I ask questions of vendor reps?

Live Q&A was recorded and is included in all archived webinars. All reps (as well as Anderson) have provided direct contact information and you can follow up with them offline. 

What does it cost?

The series costs $199 for members of the co-sponsoring associations ($249 for non-members). Webinars will NOT be offered individually. Registrants have unlimited access to all recorded webinars in this series through March 31,2017. 
NOTE: Members of the co-sponsoring associations must use the promo code provided by the association upon checkout from the online registration to get the member rate.

How do I register?

STEP 1: CREATE AN ACCOUNT WITH OUR PARTNER IA&B

NOTE: You'll receive an automated email from IA&B confirming your new username and password. Keep this for future reference. Please whitelist "IABforMe.com" in your email system to ensure delivery of our messages.

Step 2: register usING THE NEW login CREATED IN step 1

NOTE: You will see the special $199 price in your shopping cart only AFTER  clicking the Promotional Code link under your total cost, then entering the promotion code provided by your state association, then clicking the Checkout button.

What if I have questions?

Contact IA&B at 800-998-9644 or IAB@IABforMe.com