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Yes
59% (10 votes)
No
24% (4 votes)
Not Sure
18% (3 votes)
Total votes: 17
Very Effective
48% (23 votes)
Not Very Effective
23% (11 votes)
They Are Just a Sales Gimmick
29% (14 votes)
Total votes: 48
Claims Automation
12% (8 votes)
Underwriting Automation
12% (8 votes)
Policy Admin System Replace/Upgrade
18% (12 votes)
BI/Data/Telematics
31% (20 votes)
Mobile
20% (13 votes)
Other
6% (4 votes)
Total votes: 65
Premiums Will Increase
7% (4 votes)
Coverages Will Change
14% (8 votes)
Regulations Will Change
23% (13 votes)
All of the Above
50% (28 votes)
No Impact
5% (3 votes)
Total votes: 56
More effective than traditional trade shows
26% (11 votes)
About as effective as traditional trade shows
35% (15 votes)
Less effective than traditional trade shows
28% (12 votes)
Don't know or never attended one
12% (5 votes)
Total votes: 43
Absolutely
22% (11 votes)
Maybe
36% (18 votes)
Definitely Not
30% (15 votes)
Don't Know
12% (6 votes)
Total votes: 50
First Notice of Loss
32% (18 votes)
Claims Status
11% (6 votes)
Billing Inquiry & Payment
41% (23 votes)
Policy Rate & Quote
14% (8 votes)
Other
2% (1 vote)
Total votes: 56
Extremely Confident
11% (5 votes)
Fairly Confident
28% (13 votes)
Not Confident
48% (22 votes)
Don't Know
13% (6 votes)
Total votes: 46
Yes, we will grow substantially in 2014
21% (13 votes)
We will have marginal growth in 2014
44% (27 votes)
No, we will not grow in 2014
24% (15 votes)
Our business will shrink in 2014
11% (7 votes)
Total votes: 62
Our Premiums Went Up
42% (27 votes)
Our Premiums Went Down
6% (4 votes)
Our Plan Options/Features Were Improved
3% (2 votes)
Our Plan Options/Features Were Reduced
39% (25 votes)
No Change, or I Don't Know
9% (6 votes)
Total votes: 64
Significant Impact
12% (6 votes)
Some Impact
28% (14 votes)
Little or No Impact
60% (30 votes)
Total votes: 50
Telematics & UBI
21% (12 votes)
Big Data
17% (10 votes)
Social / Mobile
34% (20 votes)
Core System Upgrade/Replacement
17% (10 votes)
Other
10% (6 votes)
Total votes: 58
Yes, all cell phone use should be banned while driving
17% (10 votes)
Yes, unless you use a hands-free device
39% (23 votes)
No, but texting while driving should be illegal
32% (19 votes)
No, there should be no restrictions on cell phone use
12% (7 votes)
Total votes: 59
Yes, with internal resources
27% (18 votes)
Yes, through 3rd party services
16% (11 votes)
No, nothing formal
57% (38 votes)
Total votes: 67
Yes, my company would be interested in learning more
0% (0 votes)
No thank you
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 0
Yes, we will hire more part time employees with no benefits
32% (23 votes)
Yes, we will hire fewer new employees
42% (30 votes)
No, it will have no impact on hiring
10% (7 votes)
I'm not sure
15% (11 votes)
Total votes: 71
New Leads For My Business
12% (7 votes)
New Professional Contacts
32% (18 votes)
Knowledge About Trends / Technologies / Vendors
28% (16 votes)
Insurance Market Information / Trends
9% (5 votes)
None Of The Above
19% (11 votes)
Total votes: 57
Yes, Significantly More Productive
28% (13 votes)
Yes, But Not Signficantly
38% (18 votes)
No, Not Really
34% (16 votes)
Total votes: 47
Yes Definitely!
29% (18 votes)
Maybe
37% (23 votes)
Doubtful
19% (12 votes)
No, Definitely Not
15% (9 votes)
Total votes: 62
Yes, they are generally very effective
34% (24 votes)
Sometimes, but only in certain circumstances
49% (35 votes)
No, they are just self-serving advertisements
17% (12 votes)
Total votes: 71
Super storm - forever changing the landscape
5% (2 votes)
Flood - dramatic impact with long lasting change
5% (2 votes)
Overflow - some impact but minor
55% (23 votes)
Drip - no real lasting impact
36% (15 votes)
Total votes: 42
Definitely, and it becomes more effective as technology advances
22% (11 votes)
Generally, but it has its downsides as well
24% (12 votes)
Sometimes, but only in certain businesses
29% (15 votes)
Rarely, and it is primarily a nice perk for employees
18% (9 votes)
Never - it is always better to have employees in the office
8% (4 votes)
Total votes: 51
Definitely will, or already have
36% (13 votes)
Very likely to
25% (9 votes)
Would consider it
33% (12 votes)
Not likely to
6% (2 votes)
Total votes: 36
No, it should not be required
42% (20 votes)
No, but it should be offered and encouraged
23% (11 votes)
Yes, states should be able to require it if they want to
19% (9 votes)
Yes, and the Feds should push the states to do it
6% (3 votes)
I'm not sure
10% (5 votes)
Total votes: 48
We Expect Significant Growth
12% (7 votes)
We Expect Some Growth
24% (14 votes)
We Expect Little Or No Growth
32% (19 votes)
We Expect Our Business To Decline
14% (8 votes)
We Don't Know What To Expect
19% (11 votes)
Total votes: 59
Company-sponsored Christmas/Holiday party
15% (4 votes)
Cards/emails from Management/Ownership
19% (5 votes)
Paid time off
7% (2 votes)
Employee organized gift swaps and/or meals
7% (2 votes)
Gifts from Management/Ownership
7% (2 votes)
More than one of the above choices
37% (10 votes)
Nothing, or none of the above choices
7% (2 votes)
Total votes: 27
Lack of Good-Fit Sales Opportunities
20% (9 votes)
Inability To Find/Retain The Right Talent
5% (2 votes)
Pricing Pressure For New/Existing Business
20% (9 votes)
Inability To Invest In and/or Upgrade Technology/Systems
11% (5 votes)
Loss of Existing Customers/Business
32% (14 votes)
Other
11% (5 votes)
Total votes: 44
Have not even started it yet
31% (10 votes)
Behind schedule, but going OK
38% (12 votes)
On schedule and in good shape
19% (6 votes)
Ahead of schedule and almost complete
13% (4 votes)
Total votes: 32
If Obama is re-elected, the business climate will improve
6% (2 votes)
If Obama is re-elected, the business climate will get worse
19% (7 votes)
If Romney is elected, the business climate will improve
58% (21 votes)
If Romney is elected, the business climate will get worse
0% (0 votes)
The election will have little or no impact on the business climate
17% (6 votes)
Total votes: 36
Use their Whitepapers, Research, Analysis , Reports
23% (8 votes)
Follow their blogs and discuss important topics with them
6% (2 votes)
Engage them for specific project work
9% (3 votes)
We get leads when we are published in their reports and analysis
11% (4 votes)
All of the above
40% (14 votes)
No value
11% (4 votes)
Total votes: 35
Employee contributions will increase
24% (9 votes)
Employer contributions will increase
5% (2 votes)
Some benefits will be reduced to control costs
21% (8 votes)
Some benefits will be eliminated
11% (4 votes)
All of the above
39% (15 votes)
Cost increases will have no impact
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 38
Yes, I only work with vendors who have specific P&C expertise
40% (16 votes)
Yes, but not as much as they should
43% (17 votes)
Not usually, but it is OK with me if they learn on the job
15% (6 votes)
No, and they don't need to
3% (1 vote)
Total votes: 40
No, not at all
21% (8 votes)
Yes, hiring is on hold until after the election
54% (21 votes)
Not sure at this time
26% (10 votes)
Total votes: 39
Yes, all social media sites are "fair game" during the hiring process
38% (20 votes)
Yes, but only sites like LinkedIn that are career oriented
34% (18 votes)
Maybe, but only with permission from the applicant
17% (9 votes)
No, this information is private and should not be accessed by employers
11% (6 votes)
Total votes: 53
Yes, always
8% (2 votes)
Usually, but I assume the vendor only picks positive references
29% (7 votes)
Sometimes, but I assume the references don't tell the whole truth
50% (12 votes)
Never - I assume the reference is just in the tank for the vendor
13% (3 votes)
Total votes: 24
Vendor press releases about new or updated products/services
39% (13 votes)
Announcements about promotions/hiring
9% (3 votes)
Carrier/Agency releases about new products or market expansions
9% (3 votes)
Merger/Acquisition/Capital announcements
15% (5 votes)
Regulatory/Legislative announcements
27% (9 votes)
Other
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 33
Not very useful - they are just marketing material for vendors
18% (3 votes)
They provide some value, but not enough to make a buying decision
59% (10 votes)
Very useful - they are an important part of my research and education
24% (4 votes)
Total votes: 17
Less than 1 hour per week
17% (4 votes)
An hour or two per week
63% (15 votes)
About a 1/2 hour per day
17% (4 votes)
An hour or more per day
4% (1 vote)
Total votes: 24
Product was the best/latest technology available
6% (1 vote)
Very good execution during implementation
59% (10 votes)
Delivery on (or under) projected budget
24% (4 votes)
Product functionality was near perfect
12% (2 votes)
Total votes: 17