What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Posted by EOX Vantage on Jun 4, 2023 10:15:00 AM

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a bit different from the Internet itself. In simple terms, it's a way for devices, apps or data to "talk" to each other through the Internet. Most likely, you are wearing a watch or have a phone that "talks" to other devices regularly. 

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Top 10 Types of AI

Posted by EOX Vantage on Jun 1, 2023 11:26:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere and seems to be rapidly growing before we can even fully comprehend the full scope and power of the tools that AI makes possible. There are several different types of AI that have emerged, and these are the top 10 you are most likely to run into. 

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Be Nimble: How Technology Helps You Ride Out Regulatory and Business Changes

Posted by EOX Vantage on Apr 29, 2023 1:59:00 PM

How can companies deal with new, changing or restrictive regulations? Regulation, which can be reactionary,
often drives innovation. While sometimes legislation is talked about ad nauseam, other times actions can
happen vigorously, swiftly and completely transform a business model. 

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Adding Clarity: How To Break Down Information Silos with Technology

Posted by EOX Vantage on Apr 24, 2023 11:12:01 AM

Technology is supposed to make everything easier, but that’s not always the case. Across all industries, multiple systems are put in place to solve business challenges. 

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How Data Collection Automation Can Lead to Better Decision Making

Posted by Mike Fieseler on May 20, 2022 1:15:00 PM

Interviewed by Adam Burroughs | Smart Business Magazine | INSIGHTS Digital Transformation

The typical data collection process within companies is often fraught with challenges. Just the magnitude of it can create issues when it comes to formatting, reading and interpreting data. And data can also quickly become dated either because of issues with the consistency of collection or where visibility relies on manual entry.

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"Companies often make real-time decisions based upon reports comprised of old, "stale" data," says Mike Fieseler, vice president of business development at EOX Vantage. "That's akin to managing in the rearview mirror."

Fortunately, there are now a variety of ways to automate gathering and consolidating that data. 

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Topics: Digital Transformation, Smart Business

Low-code/no-code Solutions Explained

Posted by EOX Vantage on Jan 6, 2022 11:00:00 AM

These days there is a lot of talk going on about 'low-code/no-code solutions.' What exactly are these, and is it worth it to seek out and implement them?

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Insurers Switch from Transaction-based to Customer Experience-focused

Posted by EOX Vantage on Dec 1, 2021 10:45:00 AM

It’s time for a change in the way the insurance industry does business. Historically, the approach has come from a transactional viewpoint – that is, how many (good) policies can I sell?

While that outlook is still valid, these days, COVID has changed consumers’ perspectives and expectations. Online shopping, curbside pickup, fast delivery – the overall 'Amazon experience' has primed us for quick transactions and more or less instant gratification. Their purchasing decision process is changing, with customer experience becoming the ultimate difference-maker.

The Insurance industry needs to take this movement into consideration and alter its approach from transactional to one centered on the customer experience. Trust that the policies will follow; retention rates and referrals will increase.

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Simple, Fast, Accurate – Automate the Policy Lifecycle

Posted by EOX Vantage on Jul 28, 2021 1:15:00 PM

Published in CHART Exchange | July 2021 issue
Author: Mike Fieseler

Like any other business, insurance entities improve operations, efficiency and profitability by reducing costs, improving quality of their offerings, achieving higher speed to market and finding ever better ways to attract and keep customers.

Those of you who have read my previous articles probably will not be surprised to hear that I advocate workflow automation to realize all these benefits and advantages. Automation methods and tools are available to simplify and speed up every step of the policy lifecycle. Some of the most time-consuming tasks are routinely done by hand, when they can and should be performed by computing power.

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Topics: CHART Exchange, Digital Transformation

Telematics for a High-Tech Fleet Safety Boost

Posted by EOX Vantage on Jul 7, 2021 1:15:00 PM

Published in Rough Notes | April 2021 issue
By: Lori Widmer

The old days of fleet safety program management are over. Thanks to telematics, an entire industry lifecycle has been established around driver behavior and, more important, improved safety and loss exposure. From dashcams and devices that measure braking, speed, and turning to data analysis, training, and insurance, telematics now encompasses the entire driver experience from a safety perspective.

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Straight-through processing meets consumers’ need for speed

Posted by EOX Vantage on Jul 2, 2021 1:38:13 PM

Interviewed By Adam Burroughs | Smart Business Magazine | INSIGHTS Digital Transformation

While immediacy has long been high among consumer demands, the pandemic has created a heightened expectation of speed to market. This has opened the door to increased automation, with options such as straight- through processing helping to facilitate the immediacy and ease consumers’ want while providing the data and decreased labor outlay companies are seeking.

Smart Business spoke with Mike Fieseler, vice president of business development at EOX Vantage, about how automated tools, such as straight-through processing, are helping companies satisfy consumers’ need for speed of purchasing.

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