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Vacant position – Systems Developer .net/C#

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Instech Solutions is one of the world’s leading software developers for the global marine and energy insurance industries. Marine insurance deals with high-pressure, demanding scenarios – from offshore accidents and emergencies to pirate attacks or cyber terrorism. Instech Solutions operates and develops products that form the backbone to the safe handling of global marine insurance […]


Instech Solutions – the new name for ITS

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Times are changing and so are we. After 25 years, ITS has rebranded as Instech Solutions. We have made this change in order to better reflect our company, our products and our service offering, as Instech Solutions continues moving towards an exciting future as a key software solutions provider. Please note that our company’s official […]


Stein Børre Granmar has joined ITS as Test Manager

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Stein Børre Granmar joined ITS on the 1st March 2019. Stein has the role of Test Manager and is based in the Bergen office. Stein has worked as a Senior Consultant at Gapgemini and as a test and project manager in projects for Sparebanken Vest, Bergen Kommune, GC Rieber and Statoil/Equinor. He holds a Bachelor […]


Vacant positions

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Exciting environment – modern technology – new possibilities DEVOPS-DEVELOPER  Systems Developer .net/C#


Andreas Dukstad joined ITS as System Developer

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

Andreas Dukstad (26)joined ITS in the position as System Developer on December 3rd. Andreas is a backend developer with 2 years of experience with Azure development from Sparebanken Vest. Andreas holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Sciences and Information Security from NTNU Gjøvik. On his spare time Andreas is active within sports and loves «ski de […]


Stig Nielsen has joined ITS as Solution Architect

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Stig Nielsen (41) joined ITS on October 1st as Solution Architect and is part of the development team. He will be crucial in helping the development of our digital platform and the technical deliverables in the Leap program. Stig previously worked as a Solution Architect for the Norwegian bank Sparebanken Vest, and has some 15 […]


Henrik Nergaad has joined ITS as System Developer

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Henrik Nergaad (27) started working in the ITS development team as a System Developer on September 17th 2017. He is a ‘full-stack developer’ – someone able to work on both the front-end and back-end of an application. Henrik will, however, focus largely on front-end development – the portion of an application the user will see […]


Userguides for INS2000+ on the Jira support portal

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

The full userguides for the following modules, are now somplete on our Jira support portal: Accounting module userguide Claims module userguide Documentation module userguide Underwriting / Quotation module user guide You can search any help topics on the help center. The same articles will automatically come up as “Articles that might help” on the right […]


User meeting 2018 in Copenhagen

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Insurance Technology Solutions is pleased to invite you to attend our annual INS2000+ user meeting which this year will take place at the Copenhagen Admiral Hotel on June 7th and 8th. Highlights at the user meeting 2018:  New and changed features and functions since last user meeting (This will be reviewed in three groups, covering […]


Insurance Technology Solutions AS strengthens its organization

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Automation and optimisation of data flow is key to make marine insurance more effective and reduce transaction costs.  As the owner of Insurance Technology Solutions AS (ITS AS), Norwegian Hull Club (NHC) has decided to strengthen the ITS organisation. This will enable us to utilise further the benefits of NHC being one of the largest […]


New support system – Jira

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

ITS has changed to a new support system; Jira. From this moment and on, no new support requests are possible by email. All new support requests must go through the new portal. If you have sent support requests recently, you should already have received an invitation to join the portal through your personal login. If you […]


User guide for the new support system

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

https://instech.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/2     You can also read the user guide as a .pdf document here (login required). Contents 1 New support system  2 Request types  3 Report an INS2000+ problem request  4 Share your request  5 View requests  6 Private requests  7 How to get portal access for a co-worker    1 New support system ITS has changed to a new support system; […]


User meeting 2017 presentations

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

We have released all the presentations from the 2017 user meeting, in the customer section of our website (login required). All presentations can be downloaded there as .pdf files. http://www.instech.no/customer/shared-documents/User%20meeting%202017/


User meeting 2017

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Insurance Technology Solutions is pleased to invite you to attend our annual INS2000+ user meeting which this year will take place at the Hotel Imperial Copenhagen in Copenhagen on June 8th and 9th.  A preliminary agenda for the meeting is presented further down in this invitation. Information regarding the INS2000+ user meeting: Highlights at the […]


ITS holds internal seminars – reduced support

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

ITS holds internal seminars both January 11th and 12th. This will lead to reduced support during these two days.


Bjørn Kjellerød takes the helm at ITS

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Bjørn Kjellerød has been appointed CEO of ITS with immediate effect. He has worked for ITS since 1994 and has been central in both the foundation and development of Norwegian Hull Club’s IT subsidiary, responsible for the marine insurance data system INS2000+ that was launched in 2002. In his previous position as Client and Development […]


Important tasks before new year 2017

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Every new year it is important to set the system for the next year. Here are items you should check out before starting the year 2017. Before you commence a new year, the following issues and setting sin INS2000+ should be checked: Accumulators, Company Definition, Accounting Cross-Ref. and Currency Rates. A document with detailed describtion […]


Support hours for the holidays 2016

Monday, December 12th, 2016

The holidays are coming,. Our support hours will vary in accordance with official holidays in Norway. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years day, all fall on a weekend, and are of course as usual closed. Monday December 26th is a holiday in Norway, and our office will remain closed this day. The […]


Change of infrastructure

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

We will change infrastructure setup at ITS, including servers and databases etc. During this period, our own access, and our customers access to the support software TeamPortal will be down. All emails will still be received, and no emails will be lost. But our ability to access, and reply to cases and tasks in TeamPortal, and also our […]


Version 3.8 released

Monday, October 17th, 2016

As scheduled, we have released version 3.8. Customers can download both release notes document and the .exe file from our download section (requires login). The most recent version is 3.8.0.21 (bug fix released October 18th 2016) http://www.instech.no/customer/shared-documents/ For details of this version, we refer to release notes document, and in the version notes for 3.8 […]


User meeting 2016

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Insurance Technology Solutions held our annual INS2000+ user meeting at the Copenhagen Admiral Hotel in Copenhagen on June 2nd and 3rd. Agenda for the for INS2000+ user meeting 2016 Thursday June 2nd: 12:30  Welcome  – PowerPoint 13:00  Lunch 14:00  Status Insurance Technology Solutions   – PowerPoint INS2000+ evaluation survey 2016 15:00  Highlights from Release 3.6 and 3.7  – PowerPoint […]


Important tasks before new year 2016

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Every new year it is important to set the system for the next year. Here are items you should check out before starting the new year. Before you commence a new year, the following issues and setting sin INS2000+ should be checked: Accumulators, Company Definition, Accounting Cross-Ref. and Currency Rates. A document with detailed describtion can […]


Support hours holidays 2015

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

The holidays are coming,. Our support hours will vary in accordance with official holidays in Norway. As a result, our support will remain closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day along with New Years Eve and New Years Day. During the work days between Christmas and New Year, we operated with shortened hours until 14:00 […]


Version 3.6 released

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

As scheduled, we have released version 3.6. Customers can download both release notes document and the .exe file from our download section (requires login). http://www.instech.no/customer/shared-documents/ For details of this version, we refer to release notes document, and in the version notes for 3.6 here.  


Påmelding workshops November

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Til INS2000+ brukere Vi har fått tilbakemeldinger fra dere på vår forespørsel vedr. interesse for workshops i ulike INS2000+ moduler. Basert på tilbakemeldingene vil vi tilby workshops som vil bli holdt i vårt kurslokale i Bergen (Nedre Ole Bullsplass 3, 6. etg.) i uke 45. Målet for workshopene er å oppgradere brukerens kunnskap om bruk […]


Ønsker for workshops i november 2015

Friday, August 14th, 2015

We are like last year planning to offer our customers workshops in INS2000+. Due to previous participation records, the rest of the information is in norwegian only. Vi planlegg i år som i fjor å ha ein del workshop i november i etterkant av den nye versjon 3.6 som kjem 15. oktober. I den samanheng […]


Evaluation of INS2000+

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

We would like ALL end users to fill our our short survey on their experiences with INS2000+. Please share this link with your work colleagues, and encourage them to fill it out. All feedback is valuable to us, and will help us improve INS2000+ and surrounding services like bugfixes, release notes, support and newsletters. We […]


Protected: Evaluation of the 2015 user meeting

Monday, June 15th, 2015

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Protected: Evaluation of workshop REF module – focus on parameters

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

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Maintenance on mail server

Monday, March 16th, 2015

We need to do necessary maintenance on our mail server on Wednesday March 18th Maintenance will start around 09:00 CET, and the work is estimated to last roughly 2 hours. During that time we can not read new emails, reply or send new emails. You can keep sending emails, and support requests, they will be received. We […]


Email server and support working well again

Friday, March 13th, 2015

After a problem with our email server, it temporarily prevented us from reading new emails starting in the afternoon of March 12th. By noon March 13th, it was up and running again as normal!


User meeting 2015

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

The annual INS2000+ user meeting was held at the Imperial Hotel in Copenhagen on June 4th and 5th. We have released the slides and presentations through our customer login Shared downloads > User Meeting 2015 folder. User meeting 2015 summary This year’s user meeting was held in Copenhagen as in previous years. New this year […]


ITS employees attending internal seminar

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

This will lead to reduced support, with only urgent issues being handled during seminar period. ITS will be attending an internal seminar on January 20th and 21st. We will keep an eye on support of course, but with limited resources. Only urgent matters will be handled during these 2 days. We will return to normal work hours […]


Important tasks before new year 2015

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Every new year it is important to set the system for the next year. Here are items you should check out before starting the new year. Before you commence a new year, the following issues and setting sin INS2000+ should be checked: Accumulators, Company Definition, Accounting Cross-Ref. and Currency Rates. A document with detailed describtion can […]


Support hours holidays 2014

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

The holidays are coming,. Our support hours will vary in accordance with official holidays in Norway. As a result, our support will remain closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and 2nd day of Christmas, along with New Years Eve and New Years Day. During the work days between Christmas and New Year, we operated with […]


Feedback from November workshops

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Vi ønsker tilbakemelding fra dere som har deltatt på INS2000+ workshops november 2014. Et skjema per workshop. [polldaddy type=”iframe” survey=”B9F02D75AC253208″ height=”auto” domain=”itsinstech” id=”evaluering-av-november-workhops”]


Version 3.4 released

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

As scheduled, we released the new version 3.4 yesterday, October 15th. To read the newsletter about this version, please go here (pdf version) To download the new version please go to our customer pages (login required) To download the release notes for the new version (pdf), please go here.


November workshops – Version 3.4

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

We have the pleasure to invite our INS2000+ users to workshops in the different INS2000+ modules. The workshops will be held in our course room at Nedre Ole Bullsplass 3, 6th floor, in Bergen during weeks 45 and 46 in November. The purpose of the workshops are to update the users knowledge about usage of […]


Calendar of ITS activities on our website

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Our webpages now have a calendar function, over upcoming and past events, that might be of interest or information for our customers. Workshops, holidays, and others similar activites are marked there. You can see the calendar at www.instech.no/calendar


November workshops on new and updated functions

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Note time period, and remain available We are planning a series of workshops, showing and teaching new and updated functions in the latest releases. We have reserved the first two weeks of November for this purpose, from November 4 th through November 14th. We are planning to do some separate workshops for brokers and companies […]


Happy summer

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

We are about to enter July, the main vacation month in Norway ITS would like to wish all our customers a happy summer. We would also like to remind our customers that we will come strongly back with first bug fix released scheduled for friday August 1st. Also as a result of vaccations, there will […]


User meeting 2014

Friday, June 13th, 2014

User meeting 2014. Information on this page will be updated as more details are settled. Check back on our webpage to see if there are any news, or read our newsletters which will inform you of any more details or updates. Update June 12th: – Added presentation slides in .PDF for support – Added picture […]


Support significantly reduced early June

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Our annual user meeting will be held in Copenhagen this Thursday June 5th through Friday June 6th. This will significantly reduce our ability to give support in this period. Also, Monday June 9th is a public holiday, hense we are closed this day. From Tuesday June 10th are as open as usual with regular business […]


Newsletter to come late week 24

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

We will send a newsletter late in week 24 of 2014. The newsletter will contain information from the June 2nd bug fix release, anything news from the user meeting plus general information as always.


Version 3.3 is now released

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

The installer file needed t0 update your INS2000+ is located here (login required) The release notes for version 3.3 is located here (login required) Some few highlights of the latest main release can be found here (login required)


Support hours Easter through June 2014

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Easter is coming soon, and also May and June, which have some  public holidays in Norway. Below you will find a list of days with reduced or closed office hours. Please also remember that our user meeting is held June 5th—6th, and that we will have reduced support availability during these days. Reduced opening hours […]


Content snippet of workshop: review of statistics module and reporting tools

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Workshop to be held prior to user meeting, June 5th 08:30 – 11:30. Power Pivot – Difference between PowerPivot and Pivot tables – How to import data into PowerPivot – Handle relations in data models – Build PowerPivot tables based on several data sources – PowerPivot formatting – impressive reports – Use of slicers PowerView […]


Important bug fix to INS2000+

Monday, January 6th, 2014

We have now released a new version of INS2000+ 3.2.0.47 We discovered a serious error concerning the use of grids in all our modules, when using the check box on rows or lines. INS2000+ did not always chose correct when users clicked a numbers of files, lines, rows or similar. This error has now been […]


Important tasks before New Year

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Every new year it is important to set the system for the next year. Here are items you should check out before starting the new year. Before you commence a new year, the following issues and setting sin INS2000+ should be checked: Accumulators, Company Definition, Accounting Cross-Ref. and Currency Rates. A document with detailed describtion can […]


Auto email response on new support requests

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

During the course of December 2013 we will implement and start using an auto-reply function for all new support requests received to support@instech.no Any new emails received at support@instech.no that does not contain the (SUPxxxxx) in the subject field, will receive an automatic email reponse. Any additional information, questions or status updates to this support […]


First bug fix release to version 3.2

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

We have now released the first bug fix release to the 3.2 version. Details of this bug fix release, you will find on the version notes available from the front page bottom line, or click this link  (login required) And also once installed, in each module, under Help > About >Version history.


Release plan 2014

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

We plan to follow a scheduled release plan, to include bi monthly bug fix releases. It will as before be one major release every year in October, plus an intermediate release mainly for ordered features in April. In between the releases in the plan, we will still work on and fix major show stoppers that […]


Version 3.2 is now released

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

The installer file needed t0 update your INS2000+ is located here (login required) The release notes for version 3.2 is located here (login required) Some few highlights of the latest main release can be found here (login required)


Fairwater Marine to use INS2000+

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

12.09.2013 – Insurance Technology Solutions is proud to announce that  Fairwater Marine AB has signed a contract with us, and will start using INS2000+ as their main tool for their insurance business.       For more information about Fairwater Marine AB, see website: http://www.fairwater.se


Reorganization of Insurance Technology Solutions AS (ITS)

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

This summer there has been a reorganization of ITS. This means that Arnfinn H. Kristensen is now the Managing Director of ITS. Nils K. Herland assumes the position as Client Director. ITS will thereby maintain and continue to use the expertise that Nils K. Herland has, and it will ensure a smooth transition in connection […]


Presentations from user meeting 2013 (login required)

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Below you will find the link to download all the presentations for the user meeting of INS2000+ in Copenhagen june 6th-7th 2013. Because of the contents of this presentations, it is required that you are logged in to see these presentations. 1 – INS2000+ UserMeeting  2013-1 Introduction 2 – INS2000+ UserMeeting 2013-2 Release 3.0 and 3.1 3 […]


Internal reorganisation of ITS

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

With effect from today, July 11th, Nils Herland steps down as Managing Director of ITS. Arnfinn Kristensen, who has been a senior system analyst at ITS, assumes the position. Nils Herland continues working for ITS as Client Director.


Easier to communicate with our customers

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Our new webpage is an improvement, of many, to improve our communication with our customers. The webpage allows use to update and add news, images and files from any location with internect connection. Along with the introduced responsive webdesign, which allows users the ultimate userbility features regardsless of browser or media tool used to view […]


User meeting 2013

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

The user meeting 2013 is well underway and on it’s second day. Nils Kristian Herland and Bjørn Kjellerød on the second day of the user meeting.   The attendants at the 2013 user meeting for INS2000+   Information and schedule The new webpage is being introduced at the upcoming user meeting of 2013 in Copenhagen, […]


Customer login

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Our webpage continues the popular and well used feature of login to download the latest versions of our software. Once you are logged in, you can change your passwod. This feature is planed to be extended shortly, to include even more features. But these features will not be available upon the release of the new […]


New webpage

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

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Bergvall Marine to use INS2000+

Monday, December 12th, 2011

12.12.2011 – Insurance Technology Solutions is proud to announce that the Oslo based broker Bergvall Marine AS has signed a contract with us, and will start using INS2000+ as their main tool for their insurance business. For more information about Bergvall Marine AS, see website: www.bergvallmarine.no


Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skibsrederi to use INS2000+

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

30.06.2011 – Insurance Technology Solutions is proud to announce that Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skibsrederi AS (KGJS) signed a contract with us, and will start using INS2000+ as their main tool for their insurance business. KGJS is our first ship-owner that starts using INS2000+. For more information about KGJS, see website: http://www.kgjs.com


Parisco to use INS2000+

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Insurance Technology Solutions is proud to announce that Parisco signed a contract with us, and will start using INS2000+ as their main tool for their insurance business. For more information about Parisco, see website: http://www.parisco.no


W.R. Berkley to use INS2000+

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Insurance Technology Solutions is proud to announce that W.R. Berkley Insurance Norway signed a contract with us, and will start using INS2000+ as their main tool for their Marine Insurance business. For more information about W.R. Berkley Insurance Norway, see website: http://www.wrblondon.com/norway/index.html 


Fender Marine to use INS2000+

Monday, February 8th, 2010

We are proud to announce that Fender Marine signed a contract with us in January, and will start using INS2000+ as the main tool for their Insurance business. Fender Marine is a specialized company within marine insurance and can offer a wide range of insurance solutions for clients working in the marine industry. They have […]