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Why brokers say APIs must reach critical mass

March 27, 2023 David Gambrill

For the long-sought application programming interface (API) tech solution to truly benefit the P&C insurance process, brokers stress, it’s important to reach critical mass. Without that, APIs wind up being just one more of many solutions brokers must incorporate into

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What’s new with API links between broker and carrier systems?

March 17, 2023 David Gambrill

Before the pandemic, brokers started work on a breakthrough application programming interface (API) tech solution, designed to improve communication between a broker BMS and insurance companies’ back-end systems. Where do we stand on this project to date? It’s been a

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7 insurers that have jumped on the D/X bandwagon

March 15, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

The data exchange project needs more carriers on board, says the connectivity lead for Canada’s brokers. The Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) announced Mar. 10, 2021, the creation of the Data Exchange Connect Alliance (DXCA). The alliance now has

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What four insurers say about IBAC Data Exchange

August 13, 2018 by Greg Meckbach

Reducing the workload for human beings is one reason some insurance carriers are participating in part of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada’s Data Exchange project. “We are constantly looking for ways to eliminate manual processes, to eliminate administrative functions,