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Blogs & Articles

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Keep Your Feet on the Ground and Head in the Cloud

Weather can be unpredictable, and it's more important than ever to ensure that you and your business are prepared. Kris Hackney, executive vice president of customer experience...

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[Podcast] What You Should Know About Data Security
[Podcast] What You Should Know About Data Security

Are you aware of the risks to your data? As organizations collect more data then ever before, the risks associated with a data breach increase. Find out...

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Making Insurance Agencies’ Priorities a Reality – A Look into Accenture’s IA Survey

The division between agencies and carriers is growing: independent agencies are working to increase competitiveness when it comes to their relationships with carriers. Here, Michael Howe, senior...

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Applied Capabilities Overview
Applied Capabilities Overview

Applied technology automates the exchange of information and data throughout the insurance lifecycle among agents, brokers, carriers and consumers. By enabling greater access to information and streamlining...

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Applied Cloud Services

Applied Cloud Services offers flexibility for your business and world-class security for your data. Our cloud environment utilizes industry best practices for network availability, operating controls, systems...

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Microsoft Exchange Hosted by Applied

Microsoft® Exchange Hosted by Applied Systems provides an email hosting solution with scalability, enhanced security and a predictive cost structure. Through Applied Systems, Microsoft Exchange offers your...

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Calculators & Tools

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Digital Agency Quiz

Insurance is going digital. In this new reality, it’s more important than ever to have a digital strategy. Take this quiz to find out if your agency...

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Case Studies

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Burns Insurance Strengthens Business Continuity with the Cloud

With 16 locations over a wide geographical area that often experiences severe weather conditions, Burns Insurance knew they needed a system that would secure their data and...

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Fisher Brown Bottrell Connects Their Business Through a Single Application

Providing the best possible customer service is critical to Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance. As a regional leader in insurance and risk management, the agency strives to create...

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Gnade Gains a Single View of the Business with Applied

Gnade Insurance Group provides commercial and personal insurance to a wide range of clients, including restaurants, animal hospitals and car washes. With such a diverse book of...

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HHM Leverages Applied to Grow and Thrive in the Digital Future

When HHM chose to implement Applied Epic, access to reports was critical to enable senior management to track where and how the business was growing. The agency...

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ICI Migrates to Applied Epic, Streamlining Operations Across 3 Locations

Top-performing Insurance Center, Inc. (ICI) represents 100 insurance companies, serving 3,000 customers in three locations across Kansas. ICI has relied on innovative products and technology to deliver...

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John M. Glover Agency leverages Applied cloud-based software for automated transactions

John M. Glover Agency is dedicated to providing the best products and services to its clients across the Northeast. Currently celebrating its 100 year anniversary, the agency...

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Knight Insurance Group Increases Savings, Security and Service with Applied Solutions

Searching for ways to manage its expanding operations, Knight Insurance Group sought to deploy a cloud solution and online customer self-service to drive efficiency and reduce IT...

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McKenna Agency Better Manages the Business with Applied

To streamline and centralize their data into a single agency management system, McKenna Agency chose to implement Applied TAM. With heightened visibility into business practices through management...

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The Seltzer Group Enhances the Client Experience with Applied

As consumers today expect more digital interactions across all channels for customer service, The Seltzer Group realized they would need to keep pace with the changing service...

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Swingle Collins & Associates Enhances Customer Experience and Increases Productivity

In order to keep up with evolving customer demands and streamline business processes, Swingle Collins chose to implement Applied Epic, Applied CSR24 and Applied Mobile. Both Applied...

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Weatherby-Eisenrich Relies on Applied to Drive Sales Like Never Before

With offices across the state of Texas, Weatherby-Eisenrich offers a wide range of products to its clients and serves the oil field and energy service sector that...

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Ebooks & Guides

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The Digital Agency: Developing a Digital Transformation Plan (eBook)

To thrive today in a time of digital transformation, agents must seriously consider their technology options and develop a digital transformation plan. It’s no longer viable to...

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Working Smarter: Finding Agency Productivity Gains

Changing insurance marketplace dynamics require you to do more for your business and clients in less time. By focusing on productivity, your agency could experience positive operational...

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Data Security and the Cloud

Data Security is critical to the health of any business, and with the cloud, you can protect sensitive information and client records with the very latest in...

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The Cloud: Why It Makes Sense for Your Business

The cloud is no longer an IT consideration alone – it is fundamentally changing the way executives across departments view and manage their business, creating new business...

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Guide to Keeping Your Agency in Business When Disaster Strikes

Could your agency withstand a catastrophe? Cyber attacks, theft and damaging weather can happen without warning. In such an event, downtime can be detrimental to any business....

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Guide to Understanding the Cloud

What is the cloud? Use this guide to learn what the cloud is, why adoption of the cloud is steadily rising among small and medium sized insurance...

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Business Continuity Guide

Your agency is in the business of helping customers when they need it most. But has your business thought through how to support them effectively and manage...

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Protect What Matters Most During a Disaster

The number of significant natural disasters has been increasing across North America. With this rise, a comprehensive business continuity plan is essential for insurance agencies. Your business...

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Business Continuity with Applied

After switching to Applied Epic, the fastest growing cloud-based agency management system, even Superstorm Sandy couldn’t affect business operations at Thomas H. Heist Insurance Agency. Watch as...

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What It Takes to Be a Digital Agent

To grow and thrive in today’s marketplace, it is critical to fully embrace digital technology to seamlessly exchange information, gain informative data-driven insights, and connect with your...

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Strengthen Your Data Security Plan: Data Security and the Cloud

Secure your data in the cloud and protect your customers and your agency with the latest security technology. In this webinar, learn about the high profile cases...

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Benefits of a Cloud-Based Management System

Transform the way your business operates with the cloud. Offering greater performance, flexibility and security, cloud technology allows you to protect your business, maintain revenue during a...

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Strengthen Your Business Continuity Plan

A comprehensive business continuity plan is essential for insurance agencies today. In this webinar, learn about business continuity strategies to better manage potential business disruptions that impact...

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Journey to the Cloud

The Cloud is about more than just your agency management system. In this webinar, Southern States Insurance takes you along their journey to the Cloud and discusses...

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Technology for Disaster Preparedness

Watch this webinar to find out how the McMahon Agency, a coastal-based insurance agency in Ocean City, New Jersey, used technology to remain operational during Super Storm...

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The Online Agency: Key Advantages from Agents' Personal Experiences

More than 55 percent of current Applied Systems customers have moved their agencies to the cloud to maximize data security and position their agency for growth. If...

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Agents of the Future: Adapting to a More Technology-Driven Marketplace

Today, an independent agency must be able to support customers and prospects with a strong multichannel presence and provide agents with the right tools to do business....

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White Papers & Research

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The Future of Insurance: Bye-Bye Boomers, Hello Digital Natives

New trends are emerging within the insurance industry as generational shifts and evolving technology change customer expectations. Millennials and the younger Generation Z are having a drastic...

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Disaster Preparedness Practices Among Independent Insurance Agents

Find out the state of disaster preparedness among your peers. This survey, conducted by Applied Systems, provides valuable insight to insurance agencies that are considering starting or...

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Business Continuity Planning

In today’s volatile global environment, it’s more important than ever for organizations to develop a business continuity plan (BCP). From political and economic uncertainty to the increased...

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Agents and the Digital Future

Many insurance customers value their relationships with agents, but loyalty can be fleeting in a changing insurance market. The trend of consumers conducting more business online underscores...

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