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Myth or Reality? Remote Work Halts Innovation and Collaboration in the Workplace

January 15 2021 | Megan Bock Zarnoch

Is it myth or reality that remote work is going to halt innovation and collaboration in our workplaces? I want to clarify something up front. Usually when we say “innovation,” what immediately jumps to mind is technology. But the definition of innovation is much broader than that.

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Different starting lines, same end goal: Commercial Lines Underwriting Transformation

December 16 2020 | Megan Bock Zarnoch

When Deb Smallwood and I authored A Recipe for Commercial Lines Underwriting Transformation, we articulated the need to break free of the traditional paradigm of siloed and incremental evolution being viewed on a quarter-by-quarter and year-by-year basis.

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Under Construction: Commercial Lines Underwriting Transformation

October 29 2020 | Megan Bock Zarnoch

SMA with Boundless Consulting recently conducted an industry survey that provided an enlightening view of our industry’s current state while affirming that industry leaders all expect a significantly different future in underwriting.  

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What Word Would You Choose to Describe the Underwriting Organizations of the Future?

October 20 2020 | Megan Bock Zarnoch

We recently conducted an industry survey, and 80% of industry executives expect underwriting to be significantly different in the next five years. 94% expect it to be significantly different by the end of the next decade. Essentially, we all agree that it’s changing.

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What Would Your Underwriters Say?

August 17 2020 | Megan Bock Zarnoch

You believe your culture is pretty darn good, and your systems, while not perfect, are improving … but what would your underwriters say?

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Cooking Up Change … A Recipe for Underwriting Transformation

August 03 2020 | Deb Smallwood | Megan Bock Zarnoch

The world is changing fast. And commercial insurance fills an increasingly important need in our world by creating predictability out of uncertainty and helping businesses of all sizes navigate this turbulent time. This insurance model enables businesses to continue to participate in the economy; fulfill product and service needs; keep...

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