ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, May 9, 2017—Duck Creek Technologies is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT).
“To stay relevant in today’s market, industry stakeholders continue to pursue technology solutions that let them respond quickly to the needs of their customers and the requirements of their business. It’s a pursuit we fully support. Our software and services are designed to keep pace with the changing demands of agents, brokers and insurers around the globe,” said Michael A. Jackowski, CEO at Duck Creek Technologies. “We are delighted to be a supportive member of this organization and look forward to sharing our expertise as they advance their technology goals.”
Founded in 2000, Duck Creek Technologies provides comprehensive P&C insurance software and services for insurers of all sizes worldwide. Employing progressive technology, Duck Creek solutions enable insurers to optimize outcomes and enhance engagement through advanced digital and data capabilities and integrated functionality that can be delivered via the cloud or on premise. The global company has U.S. offices in Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina and South Carolina. Its international locations are in Australia, India, Spain and United Kingdom.
“ACT is proud to welcome Duck Creek Technologies as its newest technology provider member,” says Ron Berg, ACT executive director. “We look forward to working with the Duck Creek Technologies team on efforts to improve effective technology solutions for independent insurance agents and brokers.”
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) was founded in 1896 and is the nation’s oldest and largest national association of independent insurance agents and brokers, representing a network of approximately a quarter of a million agents, brokers and their employees nationally. Its members are businesses that offer customers a choice of policies from a variety of insurance companies. Independent agents and brokers offer all lines of insurance—property, casualty, life and health—as well as employee benefit plans and retirement products. Web address: www.independentagent.com.
The Agents Council for Technology (ACT) was established in January 1999 by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) to provide a candid, action-oriented forum to address the critical workflow and technology issues facing the independent agency system. ACT helps participants understand the perspectives of the other stakeholders in the process and provides excellent networking opportunities with the participants who are shaping the future for the industry on these issues. For more information about ACT visit www.iiaba.net/act.
ACT members include:
Industry associations and consultants: AAMGA, ACORD, CSIO, IIABA, Insurance Brokers Association of Canada, NAPLSO, Angela Adams Consulting Services, Red Barn Consulting, Steve Anderson Consulting;
Technology providers: Applied Systems/IVANS, AssureSign, Citrix Sharefile, CoreLogic Insurance Solutions, Duck Creek Technologies, EZLynx, HawkSoft, ITC, InsureSign, My Insurance Videos, North American Software Associates, Simply Easier Payments/EchoSage, Strategic Insurance Software, Vertafore/QQ Solutions;
User groups: Applied Client Network, InStar Users Group, National Association of S.I.S. Partner Agents, Inc., NetVU, Nexsure User Group;
Carriers: Allstate IA, The Berkley Companies, Central Insurance Companies, Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, CNA, Columbia Insurance Group, Dryden Mutual Insurance Company, EMC Insurance Companies, The Hanover Insurance Group, The Hartford, Kemper Preferred, Liberty Mutual Insurance, The Main Street America Group, Merchants Insurance Group, MetLife Auto & Home, Motorists Insurance Group, Nationwide Insurance, New York Central Mutual Insurance, Penn National Insurance, Progressive, Safeco Insurance, Selective Insurance Company of America, State Auto, Travelers, West Bend Mutual and Westfield Insurance.