Inventor of Email @ Ray Tomlinson

Ray Tomlinson, widely credited as the creator of email, has died, he was 74. Tomlinson sent the very first email back in 1971; at the time, he was working in Boston at Bolt, Beranek, and Newman (BBN), a company that was instrumental in the development of a very early version…

Topic: Blog / Technology

2016 NetVU Conference

This years NetVU 2016 Conference will be held in beautiful San Antonio, TX. March 3-5, 2016. Be sure to stop by Booth No. 714. We’ll see you there! The Network of Vertafore Users (NetVU) is an independent, national member organization committed to providing industry advocacy, world-class education and networking the…

Topic: Blog / Conference

Volume of U.S. Mail Continues to Drop

Investor’s Business Daily: The postal service is delivering itself into bankruptcy, audit shows. Declining business and rising expenses are not exactly a recipe for long-term business success, but that is exactly what’s going on at the U.S. Postal Service right now, the Government Accountability Office told a congressional panel on…

Topic: Blog / Legislation / Technology

Desktop Browser Market Share 2008-2015

Source: StatCounter

Topic: Blog / Technology

USPS Will Now Email You Pictures Of Your Mail

The Huffington Post: The United States Postal Service is rolling out a new email initiative to make receiving snail mail more convenient. The new, free service, called “Informed Delivery,” will email “black and white images of your actual letter-sized mail pieces” to you by 11:00am EST on the day the…

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ACORD President & CEO Greg Maciag Retires

ACORD President & CEO Greg Maciag wipes away the tears after a heartfelt tribute at ACORD2015 to discuss his upcoming retirement and what the future will bring for ACORD and the industry.

Topic: Blog / Conference / Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers / Leadership / Technology

First-class Stamp Price Rollback

Washington Post: The 49-cent stamp has eight more months of life until the U.S. Postal Service has to roll the price back, the effect of a ruling that allows the post office to collect $1.1 billion to cover its recession-related losses. Wednesday’s ruling by postal regulators should be the last word…

Topic: Blog / Legislation

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