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As American Agent & Broker celebrates its 80th anniversary, it’s a great time to take stock of the progress independent agents have made with the technology that powers their offices. Technology progress can frustrate agents because of its cost and the length of time it has taken to improve. Remember “Paper-free in ’83,” or the promises to achieve SEMCI (single-entry, multiple company interface) in the ’80s and ’90s?

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