The New Insurance Technology Association (ITA) Focuses on Information Needs of Insurance Technology Professionals
New York, NY - September 12, 2013 –Jim Daggett, the Executive Director of Insurance Technology Association,announces the formation of the ITA, a groundbreaking association focused on the needs of the insurance technology market. The ITA will provide opportunities to share information among carriers, CIOs, IT decision makers, brokers, MGAs, business leaders, and technology solution and service providers.
The ITA is an association and informational hub for technology related to all types of insurance market segments. ITA content is geared to professionals interested in or charged with evaluating, implementing, or marketing insurance specific technology systems or services.
Membership in the ITA is free and member benefits include:
- Opportunities to attend ITA events
- A free subscription to ITA Pro magazine
- Participation in free web seminars
- Online resources to connect insurers with solution providers
"Launching the ITA fills a void in the industry. The mission of the ITA is to provide the insurance technology community with a resource solely dedicated to serving this specialized sector of the industry," says Daggett. As the former publisher of Tech Decisions magazine and involved in the insurance technology market for the past eight years, Daggett has worked regularly with stakeholders and understands the interests and needs of the market.
"Through various channels and events, the Insurance Technology Association will offer leaders the information they need to focus directly on day-to-day technology issues, and offer perspectives on technological advances," says Bob Hyle, a founding member of the ITA and the Editor in Chief of the association’s publications and website. Hyle was a founding member of the staff of Tech Decisions and served various roles with the magazine before rising to the position of Editor in Chief in 2010. In addition, he served as Technology Channel Editor for PropertyCasualty360.com.
The Insurance Technology Association provides members with opportunities to collaborate, educate, network, share and use knowledge related to insurance technology. The ITA provides the insurance technology community with a resource solely dedicated to serving this specialized sector of the industry. Publications and educational programscreated by the ITA are geared to anyone interested in or charged with evaluating, implementing or marketing insurance-specific technology systems or services. There is no cost to join the ITA.
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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.
The next issue of ITA Pro magazine will be published in March, 2017. The cover story will focus on the winners of the 2017 ITA Bridge Awards, given annually by the ITA to honor an insurance carrier (or carriers) that have demonstrated an ability to "bridge the gap" between technology and business operations. We will also look at how smaller insurance carriers are dealing with the challenges of competing for customers with larger insurers that have huge technology stacks and even larger IT budgets. The issue also will include regular features,such as columns from George Grieve, the partners at Strategy Meets Action, and Russ Bostick of MVP Advisory Group. Launchpad, the newest department in the magazine and written by Jennifer Overhulse, covers the insurtech world.
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Information on the ITA Pro Buyers' Guide, and how vendors can be a part of it
For more information, contact Jim Daggett at firstname.lastname@example.org