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Applied Systems Honored with Four Stevie Awards in 2018 American Business Awards

May 10, 2018

Awards recognize innovation and excellence in the workplace across industries worldwide

University Park, Ill. – May 10, 2018 – Applied Systems today announced that the company has been named the winner of four Stevie® Awards across New Product of the Year, Business App, Mobile On-Demand Application, and Company of the Year categories in the 16th Annual American Business Awards®. Applied’s Digital Agency™ product was honored with a Gold Stevie Award, Applied Mobile® received a Silver Stevie Award, and Applied Systems and Applied MobileInsured™ were honored with Bronze Stevie awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. The American Business Awards are open to all organizations operating in the U.S.A., and feature a wide variety of categories to recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. 

“We are pleased to be recognized as an industry leader across the U.S. by the Stevie Awards in the 2018 Annual American Business Awards,” said Reid French, chief executive officer, Applied Systems. “Our recognition for these awards further underscores Applied’s commitment to digitally transforming the insurance industry and enabling millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most in people’s lives.”

More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. Applied received a Gold Stevie award for:

  • Applied’s Digital Agency product received the New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Insurance Solution category. Applied’s Digital Agency software solution enables agencies and brokerages to create higher-value business transactions and deliver superior customer experiences throughout the entire insurance lifecycle. Applied’s Digital Agency solution supports an agency’s digital growth strategy with technologies including a foundational management system, mobile and customer self-service software, data analytics, insurer connectivity and cloud infrastructure. These core capabilities enable agencies to operate more efficiently, make more informed business decisions, build better insurer relationships, improve customer service, and accelerate growth and profitability across all lines of business.

Applied received a Silver Stevie award for:

  • Applied Mobile was honored in the Business App category. Applied Mobile 2018 is the first insurance agent mobile application to bring client, policy and sales information to mobile devices. The touch-screen optimized interface allows agents to stay connected on the go with a direct link to information within their agency management systems. The native mobile app allows agents to view accounts, contact details and insurance policy information; access attachments and add prospects; create and manage activities; automate sales operations; and offers risk assessment tools that enable staff to accurately sell more lines of business. Applied Mobile delivers crucial information on demand, available when it is needed most to drive business growth and profitability.

Applied received a Bronze Stevie award for:

  • Company of the Year – Computer Software – Large category. Applied Systems is a leading global provider of 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.
  • Applied MobileInsured in the New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Mobile On-Demand Application category. Applied MobileInsured 2018 is the industry’s first native, branded mobile application built specifically for independent insurance agencies to provide mobile client self-service via iOS or Android smartphones. The mobile app enables agencies to meet customers' demand for anytime, anywhere service with accurate, convenient access to the most current insurance information. Through seamless integration with their management system, Applied MobileInsured enables an agent to reduce time spent manually managing service requests and duplicate data entry, enabling them to have more time to sell insurance.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2018 Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.   

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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 the innovation leader, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied’s people and products enable millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the new Stevie Awards for Great Employers. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

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