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ITA Pro Weekly, June 14, 2019

Bill Sinn | June 14, 2019

Selective Insurance, Unicorn Underwriting, CONCACAF Gold Cup and more news from the ITA.

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Unicorn Underwriting Successfully Implements ClarionDoor Rating and Quoting

Unicorn Underwriting Limited (Unicorn), a London-based managing general agent (MGA), has successfully implemented ClarionDoor’s CD Rating and CD Quoting Portal for their UK property owners insurance product. 

Headquartered in London, Unicorn is a member of the US-based AmWINS Group. Unicorn’s property owners insurance product provides market-leading coverage for a wide range of insureds, and is distributed through UK retail brokers.

“We are excited to be launching our property owners product with ClarionDoor,” said Nate Mathis, strategy director at Unicorn. “ClarionDoor’s cloud rating and quoting software is a perfect fit for our digital strategy and enables us to improve our productivity, efficiency, and streamline business processes for our program business."



Selective Insurance Partners with DataCubes to Automate Intelligence Gathering and Increase Underwriting Productivity

DataCubes, a leading decision automation platform for commercial P&C underwriting, announced today that Selective Insurance Company of America, the lead insurance company of Selective Insurance Group, Inc., has chosen to work with DataCubes to develop technology that will help increase underwriting productivity. Selective Insurance will initially implement DataCubes’ d3 Risk 360™ and is looking at other technology solutions within DataCubes suite of products.
d3 Risk 360 is built on a data lake that aggregates over two billion data points from a broad array of internal and external sources including government entities, public records, company websites and more. DataCubes organizes and analyzes this data with its machine learning models to build robust business profiles that surface deep underwriting insights in a matter of minutes.


Got soccer fever? At ITA, we do.

Allstate Designates Official “Day for Play” in 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup™ Tournament Cities

As part of its commitment to the soccer community, Allstate announced it will designate an official “Day for Play” in select 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup™ cities ahead of key tournament matches. Free and open to the public, the Allstate “Day for Play” encourages soccer fans and players alike to get outside and celebrate their passion and love for the sport. As a three-time sponsor of the biennial tournament, Allstate continues to reinforce its dedication to protecting the future of the game and its passionate fanbase.

Allstate “Day for Play” celebrations will include pop-up soccer challenges and ticket giveaways ahead of select Gold Cup Tournament matches. Each “Day for Play” event will feature goalkeeper battles where fans will not only have the chance to try their skills against fellow competitors, but also against career soccer legend and protector of the goal, Tony Meola, who has played in previous Gold Cup Tournaments. The coveted Gold Cup trophy will also make an appearance, allowing fans to get up close and personal while posing for photos before it takes the field during the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup Tournament.


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

In this issue, we recognize startup insurer Berkley One, the recipient of the prestigious ITA 2019 Bridge Award. Meet Craig Lowenthal, VP, Information Technology and Susan Vella, SVP of the Customer Experience Group, as they explain how technology and innovation are built into the very fabric of the company. 

National Life Group realized that customer expectations were changing and took steps to transform their business to make customer interaction as smooth as possible. Their mission was to create a digital experience that ensured that their customers -- both agents and policyholders -- are delighted with National Life.

CIOs are being pressured daily to deliver dynamic and robust digital capabilities. It's one of the reasons Mutual Benefit Group decided to take one of its core applications -- claims -- to the cloud as a faster alternative to on-premises deployments.

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