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You just received the last rate change to WinRater

By Charlie Walsh on September 13th, 2018

We solemnly and with heavy heart inform you that we processed the final rate change to WinRater Auto and Home Rating Software.  Yes, that is Taps playing quietly in the background.  Fittingly, it was a FAIR Plan rate change, one that will reach virtually all of our customers. All rate changes going forward will only… Read More

Transition from WinRater to SinglePoint is going pretty darn well

By Charlie Walsh on September 12th, 2018

It’s true, the transition to SinglePoint is going well, despite some hiccups with specific agencies and that frustrating Microsoft data center outage last week. Check out these numbers: More agents use SinglePoint to rate on a daily basis now than WinRater. Approximately 2/3 of quotes are now generated in SinglePoint (compared to approx. 1/3 in… Read More

IMPORTANT: ‘Date First Licensed’ in new RMV ATLAS system

By Charlie Walsh on April 18th, 2018

Please be aware that the Date First Licensed data that is provided to agents, carriers and vendors by the Registry of Motor Vehicles’ new ATLAS system may differ from the Date First Licensed data that was previously provided in the ALARS system. The RMV ATLAS system no longer provides Date First Licensed (DFL) data before… Read More

Limited access to RMV test environment may impact WinRater/SinglePoint tech support

By Charlie Walsh on March 14th, 2018

As part of the RMV upgrade to the ATLAS system, the RMV will be suspending access to its test environment.  This impacts all carriers and vendors including Boston Software, which uses this test environment to retrieve RMV data for test purposes without disturbing the “production environment.”  (The production environment is used by agents and RMV… Read More

RMV transition to ATLAS: Official summary from the RMV

By Charlie Walsh on March 14th, 2018

Our contacts at the RMV have provided a summary of information regarding the transition from ALARS to ATLAS, which they would like us to share with you. It is a clear, concise breakdown of what you need to know. You should know all this already (we hope), but it’s always good to review. RMV transition… Read More