Nicholas Lamparelli is Co-Founder and Strategic Advisor at reThought Insurance, a technology-centric Managing General Agent (MGA) focused on US Commercial Flood insurance. Nick is a 20+ year insurance veteran and has worked in various capacities in the industry, including broking, underwriting and analytics. Nick is also a partner at InsNerds.com, a website dedicated to introducing millennials to the insurance industry. He is also the co-host of an insurance-related podcast called Profiles in Risk. In this article, which originally appeared in Chisel AI's inaugural Commercial Insurance Underwriting Priorities eBook, Nick makes the case for a framework for evaluating insurtech solutions to avoid wasting precious time and resources.