“The combination of a disjointed legacy IT landscape plus a fragmented product landscape created a number of inefficiencies,” explains Andreas Kleiner, American Modern CEO. “We said, ‘Let’s go in one big bang, and get everything on one platform and at the same time completely revamp our product landscape.’” (Credit: Panithan/Adobe Stock) “The combination of a disjointed legacy IT landscape plus a fragmented product landscape created a number of inefficiencies,” explains Andreas Kleiner, American Modern CEO. “We said, ‘Let’s go in one big bang, and get everything on one platform and at the same time completely revamp our product landscape.’” (Credit: Panithan/Adobe Stock)

Around eight years ago, American Modern was facing two dilemmas. It had a disjointed IT infrastructure composed of seven legacy systems, some of which were nearing the end of their lifecycles. At the same time, the company’s product landscape was very fragmented, with multiple versions of similar products for different distribution channels in the same state.

“The combination of a disjointed legacy IT landscape plus a fragmented product landscape created a number of inefficiencies,” explains Andreas Kleiner, American Modern CEO. “We said, ‘Let’s go in one big bang, and get everything on one platform and at the same time completely revamp our product landscape.’”

Steve Hallo

Steve Hallo is managing editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. He can be reached at [email protected].  

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