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  • 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.

    For more information on the Insurance Technology Association, visit www.ITApro.org or contact Jim Daggett at jim@itapro.org

    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.

    Media Contact:
    Jim Daggett
    Insurance Technology Association
    631-241-3301
    jim@itapro.org

what is ita

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 current issue of ITA Pro Magazine is October, 2017. The cover story, “Cross the Line,” features John Kessler, chief strategy officer for Motorists Insurance Group, as he explains how Motorists has shifted much of its attention to the commercial lines side of the market. Another feature, “The Spiraling of Insurtech,” looks at how investor groups have led the charge in bringing carriers and insurtechs together. The third feature, Think Differently,” examines how claims centers have become laboratories for insurance carriers and new technology In addition you will find features such as:

  • George Grieve's column on the implementation of third-party software, and how carriers need to know their job and not expect others to pick up the slack.
  • Karen Furtado’s Innovation Corner column is on SMA’s 10th anniversary and how they will pass along some predictions for the next decade in insurance and technology
  • In Newsmakers, Rod Travers tells why he left the consulting world for the top spot in the insurance industry’s largest association.
 
 

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 jim@itapro.org