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We are pleased to announce that more than 50 sessions will be included in this year's program at ACORD2016. Topics include Standards & Architecture, Data & Analytics, Ecosystem Transformation, Emerging Technology, Product Innovation, and Professional Development.
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The Seely & Durland agency in Warwick, NY explains how ACORD Standards helps agents streamline operations and make workflows more efficient.
Quincy Branch, President & CEO, Branch Benefits Consultants explains how the insurance industry can embrace young professionals and their new ideas.
From Airbnb to Uber, everyone's familiar with the new "sharing economy"...or at least they think they are. Ashley Hunter of HM Risk Group is here to open our eyes to the deeper insurance implications of this trend.
The Seely & Durland agency in Warwick, NY explains how technology enables them to provide fast and efficient customer service.
ACORD needs your participation in the XML 2.0 Roadmap Working Group. Hear from group participants Mica Cooper, AIS, Danny Blood, Boston Software, and Nate Waite, Goodville Mutual about the importance of this initiative
Connected technology is growing worldwide. Anthony Grosso, EIS Group, explains how it's changing and improving the insurance industry.
Jim Armitage, Arroyo Insurance Services, explains how ACT and AUGIE work together to improve the way agents do business.
ACORD Board Member Andy Fogarty comments on the Chairman's Award he received at the 2016 NetVU Conference, recognizing his work in the industry with AUGIE.
Join us for a decade-by-decade history of ACORD, courtesy of Gregory A. Maciag, the man who was there to see it - and make it happen!
Our decade-by-decade history of ACORD continues, courtesy of Gregory A. Maciag, the man who was there to see it - and make it happen!
The conclusion (so far...) of our decade-by-decade history of ACORD, courtesy of Gregory A. Maciag, the man who was there to see it - and make it happen!
The "Buy Button" could mean big things for independent agents - learn what it is, how it came to be, and what it could do for you. ACORD's Bill Hartnett discusses this important initiative with PIA's Mike Becker and Keith Savino.
We visit Seely & Durland Insurance in Warwick, NY to learn how the latest technology impacts agents on a daily basis, and how they use it to increase efficiency so they can focus on sales and growth.
"Diversity in Action" from Speak Out! The Town Hall at ACORD2015.
Panelists: Stuart Durland, Peter MacDonald, Chris Paradiso, Keith Savino, Billy Van Jura (November 2015)
"OmniChannel & the Customer Journey" from Speak Out! The Town Hall at ACORD2015.
Panelists: Ron Berg, Mark Breading, Ted Joyce, Chris Paradiso (November 2015)
"Security, Privacy & Liability: The Changing Face of Cyber-Risk" from Speak Out! The Town Hall at ACORD2015.
Panelists: Steve Aronson, Gray Nester, Keith Savino (November 2015)
Town Hall 02 - Leadership
Contestants from the 2015 ACORD Insurance Innovation Challenge answer the fundamental question: what is innovation?
ACORD is the language of technology that enables millions of transactions and activities and helps enrich your future.
Our ACORD2015 event drew innovators and disruptors from all over the world, to share their ideas with the insurance industry. Here, Bolt Solutions CEO Eric Gewirtzman discusses the launch of Google Compare and how comparison shopping will affect us.
In the second of a two-part series, Chris Ritter of Compare.com discusses how the ability of customers to comparison-shop online will continue to disrupt the insurance industry.
Is artificial intelligence a useful tool, a threat to your livelihood, or both? Craig Beattie (Senior Analyst, Celent) explains the latest developments in the world of robotic brains.
Being concerned with the "customer experience" just means good old-fashioned customer service, right? Wrong! David Hurst of West Monroe Partners explains the ways that insurance companies need to see from the current customer's point of view.
Brooks Tingle of John Hancock explains the latest developments in wearable technology and how it allows consumers and their insurance companies to collaborate in unprecedented ways.
Data modeling expert Steve Hoberman breaks down exactly what data modeling is, and how different types of organizations can use it in their day-to-day operations.
Robert McIsaac of Novarica discusses the state of innovation in today's insurance industry - what's going right, what's going wrong, and the smart ways to approach the concept of innovation.
Everyone talks about cybersecurity...but do you know how to actually put theory into practice and figure out your vulnerabilities before you learn the hard way? Cybersecurity expert Casey Fleming tells us how to conduct effective breach exercises.
Quincy Branch, CEO of Branch Benefits Consultants, discusses diversity in the insurance industry: how far we've come, and the challenges that lie ahead.
What is a "gapplication," anyway? David Hurst of West Monroe Partners explains how to fill the holes in your systems, the smart way.
Anthony O'Donnell of Insurance Innovation Reporter discusses the latest developments in driverless cars, and how they're already impacting insurance companies.
Insurance mobile app expert Kiki Johnson gives us the lowdown on how apps look from both the business and consumer points of view, and what you need to have in mind when launching your own.
Innovation Strategist Karen Morris discusses the potential for innovation enabled by the rise of big data. (Part 1 of 2)
Innovation Strategist Karen Morris discusses the potential for innovation enabled by the rise of big data. (Part 2 of 2)
Bill Hartnett describes the latest advances in augmented reality and 3D printing technology, and how they'll affect the insurance industry.
Dax Craig of Valen Analytics explains the impact of Google's recent moves into the insurance business.
Kimberly Holmes, Global Head of Strategic Analytics for XL Group, evaluates the business value of data & analytics and the benefits and challenges involved in its implementation.
Kathleen Swain, Innovation Advisor at USAA, discusses recent regulatory developments in the use of drones by insurance companies.
ACORD President & CEO Gregory Maciag interviews Aaron Soline of the National Insurance Crime Bureau on using data and social media to uncover insurance fraud.
Social media marketing expert Ryan Hanley gives his tips for using non-traditional technologies to reach consumers in the digital age. (Part 1 of 2)
Social media marketing expert Ryan Hanley explains the Four Components of Social Media and how to most effecitively put them to work for your business. (Part 2 of 2)
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and blogger DJ Waldow discuss the ways business can humanize their customer interactions.
Anthony O'Donnell (Insurance Innovation Reporter) discusses "gamification" with Johnell Johnson.
Mark Breading of Strategy Meets Action analyzes the insurance industry's use of big data in 2014, and its impact for the future.
Casey Fleming, CEO of BLACKOPS, discusses cyber security and the "insider threat." Part 1 of 3.
Eric Qualkenbush, from the BLACKOPS Board of Directors, discusses cybersecurity and the "insider threat." Part 2 of 3.
Erik Matson of BLACKOPS Partners Corporation discusses the "insider threat" in cybersecurity. Part 3 of a three-part series with the BLACKOPS experts.
Part 3 of a 3 part series with industry thought leader Pat Saporito about creating a culture of analytics in your business.
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Peter Teresi discuss the internet of things and what it will mean.
Anthony O'Donnell of Insurance Innovation Reporter discusses recent surveys about policyholder satisfaction and the threat of large online service companies getting into the insurance business.
Part 2 of a 3 part series with industry thought leader Pat Saporito about the role the ACORD framework can play in leveraging data and analytics.
Anthony O'Donnell (Insurance Innovation Reporter) discusses the pros and cons of either "wrapping" or replacing back office systems with Johnell Johnson.
ACORD's Mark Westin and Peter Teresi discuss the emerging trend of responsive web design.
Anthony O'Donnell (Insurance Innovation Reporter) discusses millennials in the insurance industry with Johnell Johnson. (May 2014)
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Peter Teresi take on the topic of cypber security
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Mark Breading (Strategy Meets Action) discuss analytics in property and casualty (P&C).
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Peter Teresi discuss the benefits of cloud computing.
Part 1 of a 3 part series with industry thought leader Pat Saporito about getting the most out of your data and analytics.
Cal Durland talks with Ken Winer, VP of Agency Channel for National Flood Services.
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Mark Breading (Strategy Meets Action) discuss analytics in life and annuity (L&A).
Joshua Mooney (Counsel at White & Williams) shares insight on cyber risk and cyber liability. 6.2014
ACORD's Johnell Johnson and Mark Breading (Strategy Meets Action) discuss the analytics spectrum.