Applied Systems Recognized as 2015 Five Star Partner by Insurance Business America
Company receives highest number of “Best of the Best” titles for software solutions as selected by insurance industry peers
University Park, Ill. – Dec. 1, 2015 – Applied Systems today announced that it received the distinguished 2015 Five Star Partner recognition from Insurance Business America. Applied garnered the highest number of “Best of the Best” titles among companies selected in an industry survey for its leading insurance software, including Applied Epic, Applied TAM and Applied Rater.
Insurance Business America Five Star Partners program recognizes leaders in industries that support independent agencies and brokerages’ efforts to take their businesses to the next level. Independent agents and brokers voted on the companies and products they felt were the "Best of the Best." Companies and products evaluated included: agency management systems; comparative rater/quoting tools; banking and finance firms; marketing agencies; consulting firms; errors and omissions (E&O) coverage; and law firms.
Applied software recognized as "Best of the Best" includes:
- Applied Epic: Applied Epic delivers the most technologically advanced software application to independent insurance agencies and brokerages to enable faster growth and profitability in a changing insurance marketplace. Purpose-built for insurance agencies and brokerages, Applied Epic is a single, integrated and open application that provides essential capabilities for each stakeholder within an agency and brokerage to better manage customer relationships, carrier market appetite, sales opportunities, financial accounting, and policy and benefits administration across all lines of business, reducing time and expenses spent managing separate, disparate systems. The application offers a comprehensive view of client information and internal operations through an intuitive user interface, enabling users to make more informed decisions about their business and capitalize quickly on new opportunities. Applied Epic’s unique software architecture provides scalability for agencies and brokerages with multiple, global locations to manage expansion and business growth with ease.
- Applied TAM: Applied TAM provides any agency or brokerage the ability to automate daily operational processes, management of client policy information and connectivity with carriers and insurers, enabling an entire agency to be more productive and focus on their core business of client relationships and selling insurance. Through an automated and easy-to-navigate interface, Applied TAM offers greater visibility into clients and day-to-day agency and brokerage operations to reduce time spent on administrative tasks, decrease errors and omission risk, provide a seamless employee onboarding and training experience, and better respond to client needs. Applied TAM automates more independent insurance agencies and brokerages than any other agency or brokerage management system in the world.
- Applied Rater: Applied Rater is an insurance quoting solution for independent agencies that provides the industry’s most accurate rates for more than 500 insurance carriers nationwide – the broadest coverage of any rating provider in the United States today. Applied Rater enables agencies to provide prospective clients accurate quote comparisons for more carriers and more lines of business. With the ability to integrate with an agency’s website and the majority of agency management systems, Applied Rater directly sends prospective client information to the carriers’ websites, quickly generating multiple quotes with a single point of data entry. Applied Rater enhances agencies’ competitive value by delivering fast, accurate quoting that improves productivity and enhances customer service to drive business growth and profitability.
"As insurance agencies and brokerages adapt to changing market dynamics and evolving customer demands, they rely on their trusted partners to provide solutions and expert advice to support their business operations and growth strategies," said Reid French, chief executive officer, Applied Systems. "Applied is pleased to be recognized by Insurance Business America as a 2015 Five Star Partner to the insurance industry."
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About Applied Systems
Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and data exchange between brokerages, insurers and their clients, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied enables millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.