Using the Cloud

by Chastin Reynolds


Posted on 10/16/2016 07:54 PM


Phil Reynolds, CEO of BriteCore recently presented on "Using the Cloud" at PAMIC's IT seminar in Pennsylvania. The below slide dec describes how carriers can realize value from web services. For more information on how to use the cloud, contact Phil Reynolds via email at phil@britecore.com



Using the Cloud from Phil Reynolds



Industry Chasing Mobile Consumers with Ads, Apps, Self-Service Options

by Chastin Reynolds


Posted on 09/19/2016 09:00 AM


by Don Jergler | Insurance Journal

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Carriers are spending big on advertising, and agencies are working to become increasingly more sophisticated and reach out to more and more people. In the world of insurance, that’s just doing business as usual....


Phillip Reynolds, CEO and founder of BriteCore, a Springfield, Mo.-based software provider for property/casualty insurers, also talked about the importance of mobile technology. Reynolds hosted a session titled “Tech Statistics That Drive Consumer Behavior.”


Mobile has developed faster than any technology in history,” he said. Mobile has seen a 71.1 percent year-over-year growth since it emerged, according to Reynolds. Other stats he threw out include: 40 percent of adults now own tablets; tablets have experienced 79 percent year-over-year growth; there are 7.5 billion active smartphones; the average smartphone user spends 4.7 hours per day on their device. View Full Article.



BriteCore Attending 2016 SMA Summit

by Chastin Reynolds


Posted on 09/18/2016 04:40 PM


September 19, 2016 | Boston | Mandarin Oriental


2016 SMA Summit

BriteCore members will be in Boston this week for the 2016 SMA Summit. The summit brings together those interested in networking and gaining insights on the Next-Gen Insurer and how to prepare for upcoming shifts in the insurance industry. If you're in the area? Let us know! We'd love to meet up with you! Contact Chastin Reynolds at chastin@britecore.com for more information.



BriteCore Completes SSAE 16 Type II Examination with No Exceptions

by Chastin Reynolds


Posted on 09/02/2016 03:58 PM


SEPT 6, Springfield, MO - Intuitive Web Solutions (IWS), creators of BriteCore, recently completed an annual SSAE 16 (SOC 1) Type II examination for the period of June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016. During this period, BriteCore defined Control Objectives were achieved with zero exceptions found on the design and operating effectiveness of controls.

In the spring of 2016, IWS engaged Barr Assurance & Advisory, Inc. based on their technical competence and reputation in the industry. IWS initially worked with the firm to complete a GAP analysis prior to the SOC 1 examination period to determine that the defined Control Objectives and Control Activities were consistent with the needs of BriteCore clients and BriteCore clients' auditors.

Completion of the SOC 1 Type 2 examination demonstrates IWS' commitment to safeguarding client data through proper design and execution of controls. The scope of the recent examination included data security, logical access, client data backup, change management, and issue resolution management. Through IWS's SOC 1 examination, the accounting and consulting firm has tested the defined Control Activities to determine that controls are in place to secure client data.

BriteCore client Kent Johnson from Eastern Mutual comments, "This report demonstrates IWS’s commitment to policy and is important to our board of directors and regulators."

Art Meadows from Panhandle Farmers Mutual Insurance Company also shows his appreciation of the investment made by IWS in a statement he provided, "Congratulations to BriteCore on the zero exceptions for the SSAE 16 Type II examination. This is tremendous news for the clients and a great accomplishment for team BriteCore. Panhandle has been with BriteCore from the beginning, and we have the greatest respect and confidence in BriteCore and the fantastic software that it has developed into. We are proud to be a partner of such a great organization."

IWS continues to be under examination by Barr Assurance & Advisory, Inc. and periodically tests controls throughout the twelve-month examination period. If you or your auditors would like to receive a copy of IWS' SOC report, contact Chastin Reynolds at chastin@britecore.com. A bridge or gap letter may also be provided during the examination period, if needed.