AMERIND Risk ALARM Newsletter - 2015 2nd Quarter 2015 - Page 14

ALARM MT HI SECNNEEWWSSL E T T E R AMERIND Risk [Management Corporation] Selects SurePower Innovation® Modern Enterprise Suite Tribally-Owned Insurer Looks to SaaS Deployment to Increase Business and Improve Partnerships With Independent Agents As seen in SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 11, 2015) - ISCS is pleased to announce that AMERIND Risk Management Corporation (AMERIND), a Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico-based insurance company, recently selected ISCS’s cloud-based modern enterprise suite, SurePower Innovation®, as the foundation of a legacy core administration and automation project. The suite will be delivered as a complete, managed SaaS solution via ISCS’s SurePackage™ deployment option. AMERIND is the only 100-percent, tribally-owned and operated insurance company domiciled in Indian Country. The company specializes in providing property, liability and workers’ compensation insurance for tribes, tribal governments, businesses and individuals to more than 430 tribes across 36 states. Originally, 90 percent of AMERIND’s products were distributed direct-toconsumer, but due to recent growth the company has begun to partner with independent agents/brokers to reach more potential policyholders. “As the company grows and moves to utilize a more agent-driven distribution model, new, modern technology was needed to connect and collaborate with business partners, as well as to process 13 AMERIND Risk ALARM | Q2 the new business that is brought in,” said Dennis McCann, COO for AMERIND. “The selection of ISCS and SurePower Innovation will not only enhance AMERIND’s ability to serve our tribal customers better, but automate processes and identify new opportunities through expanded reporting and BI capabilities as well.” ISCS’s SurePower Innovation will provide a flexible platform from which AMERIND will be able to grow, enhancing the company’s policy, billing and claims administration, as well as providing a firm foundation for expanded commercial lines and workers’ compensation opportunities. During implementation, ISCS and AMERIND experts will work closely together as the insurer migrates from experience rating to comparative rating, overcomes challenges with geolocation and adds address verification capabilities, which will improve overall rating accuracy. About ISCS ISCS is the developer of SurePower Innovation®, a highly scalable, configurable, cloud-based modern enterprise suite that mitigates risk and increases business agility for property and casualty (P&C) insurance organizations writing personal, commercial and specialty lines. SurePower Innovation extends beyond core administration (policy, billing and claims) to include reinsurance, business intelligence (BI), insurance accounting, payables, document management, producer/commission management, agent/consumer portals and more. With a 100% proven implementation track record on enterprise core system replacement projects, ISCS consistently delivers SurePower Innovation as a complete, managed SaaS solution via ISCS’s SurePackage™ deployment option, allowing insurers to focus on the business of insurance. For more information, visit the company website at “AMERIND has a long, successful history built on hard work and dedication to serving the insurance needs of Native Americans,” said Andy Scurto, president of ISCS. “AMERIND joins a growing list of insurers that are recognizing the value of a SaaS deployment model. By selecting SurePackage, AMERIND will have access to new and enhanced features, such as document management and business intelligence, all on a single platform, enabling them to even better serve the needs of their customers.” (Source: PROPERTY. LIABILITY. WORKERS’ COMPENSATION. EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.