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2018 ITA Bridge Award

The fifth annual ITA Bridge Award honors both insurance IT leaders and their counterparts on the business side. Business opportunities are sometimes lost and IT implementations fail when leaders from IT and the business side are unable to collaborate effectively and “bridge” the gap between technology and business. The ITA Bridge Award will be presented to both the IT leader and the business executive or executives that have demonstrated a clear understanding of what each side can do for the other. Nominations can be made by the insurance companies, software solution providers, and industry consultants.

Nominations Accepted for 2019 ITA Bridge Award, deadline for nominations is February 15,2019.

Please Download this form for additional information regarding nominations and deadline.

The 2018 winners were Allstate and NSM Insurance Group.

The 2017 winners were Erie Insurance, Digital Partners/Slice Labs Partnership.

The 2016 winners were James Sullivan, Tom Campana, and Jeff Martin of The Motorists Insurance Group.

The 2015 winners were Gary Ouellette and Lisa Keysar of Union Mutual of Vermont.

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ITA Mission Statement

The goal of the Insurance Technology Association is to provide members with opportunities to collaborate, educate, network, share, and use knowledge related to insurance technology. The ITA serves the insurance technology community as a resource and is dedicated to serving this specialized sector of the industry. Publications and educational programs created by the ITA are geared to professionals interested in or charged with evaluating, implementing, and marketing insurance-specific technology systems or services.

ITA publications

The January/February 2019 issue of ITA PRO is now available in digital format! Just click on this link:

At Economical Insurance, their brokers are more than just salespeople. They are business partners. EVP Paul MacDonald explains how Economical Insurance utilized new technologies to improve the entire broker experience -- one designed to help the brokers grow their business, as well as the company.

Mountain West Farm Bureau needed to transform their aging IT infrastructure from the ground up -- including networks, servers and storage. CIO Marcus Curley undertook a 3-step modernization process -- stabilize, standardize, and optimize.

Marketing Automation -- if done right -- can help to recruit, manage and retain top-selling agents. Here are some best practices to help set your agents up for success.

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online ita buyers' guide

Information on the ITA Pro Buyers' Guide, and how vendors can be a part of it

For more information, contact Jim Daggett at