IAS Welcomes Aubrey Sumlin

We are excited to announce the addition of Aubrey Sumlin to the IAS recruiting team. Aubrey will be responsible for leading a growing team of recruiters while transforming the operation for a more centralized and consistent experience for our valued adjusters. Her background across multiple IA firms has given her a good perspective on what […]

Why are catastrophe (CAT) teams an identity and access risk?

While some insurance companies have full-time CAT teams, others use a variety of CAT team staff, part-time use of staff from other departments, and third-party adjusters (TPA). While each organization is different, CAT teams can pose both a vendor access risk and an internal short-term “mover” identity and access risk. Third-Party Adjusters (TPA) As the […]

What Deployment Equipment Does an Adjuster Need?

If you are an insurance claims adjuster, you might want to think about deployment equipment you will need for the job. Let’s take a look at some of the necessary items you don’t want to leave at home.  Laptop or Tablet You will need to stay in touch with the latest industry news, organize your […]

IAS Claim Services Has Been Acquired by the Davies Group

Davies expands its property field adjusting and TPA solutions in North America through the acquisition of IAS Claim Services IAS has been acquired by the Davies Group, a multi-award-winning specialist professional services and technology business headquartered in London, England. IAS Claim Services will add significant scale and expertise to Davies’ property claim operations in the […]

Steps for X1 Migration From XM28

As many of you are aware Xactimate 28 is being put out to pasture. Over the next few months, Xact will stop renewing XM28 licenses, and you will be required to use X1 for your claims, and to submit your estimate files. At IAS, we understand that this may possibly create challenges for you, the […]

Key Trends Driving the Evolution of the Carrier/IA Relationship

It’s been reported that the insurance industry has lost over $750 billion in market capitalization worldwide just over the past few years. As we’ve seen so often before in other industries, when major trends like this occur, big players in the industry are forced to shake things up and start planning new and improved approaches […]

Introducing our new COO: Kenny Defnall

Kenny joins the IAS team having spent the last 26+ years in the claims industry. In 1994 Kenny got his start as a Field Adjuster working for Pilot Catastrophe Services, and over the next 14 years served Pilot diligently in various leadership and field management roles.   From 2008 to 2014, Kenny was a Senior Claims […]