PCS-Mobile now available for Android and iPhone

PCS-Mobile is now available for Android as well as iPhone users. The app gives claims professionals convenient access to real-time information about catastrophes and impending severe weather events. PCS-Mobile provides essential data that users can access on the road, in the field, or at the office, including: daily severe weather summaries catastrophe bulletins storm and […]

The pros and cons of solar panels

There are many ways to “go green”—vegetative roofs, lightweight construction materials, insulating materials, and photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are among the most popular. But what are the pros and cons of solar panels for the average property owner, firefighters, and insurers? A photovoltaic solar panel system supplies usable solar power through the direct conversion of […]

PCS launches new enhancements to its mobile app

PCS-Mobile has been updated to give users even more vital information on the go.  The new enhancements allow users to both view and upload photos and videos right from the field during or after catastrophes. The addition of visual information lets claims managers quickly and efficiently determine how to scale operations and also assists them […]

ISO wins top U.K. claims award for Case in Point

ISO in the United Kingdom is pleased to announce that it has won the “Innovation of the Year”’ category at the Modern Claims Awards 2016. Organized by U.K. insurance publication Modern Claims Magazine, the Modern Claims Awards were established to recognize the outstanding achievements of individuals, companies, and solutions in and around the U.K. insurance […]

Making temporary housing safer

Sometimes you look at a problem or challenge and say to yourself, “Sure, that’s an easy fix.” But when you get into the nitty-gritty of it, you realize there are scores of unforeseen obstacles in your way. I was part of a select group invited to see one such challenge that was overcome by pure […]

ILS Trend Tracking: FY 2015

FY 2015 Catastrophe Bond Lite Issuance by Trigger Type After a grueling four-month-long march that began in Monte Carlo, the January 1, 2016, reinsurance renewal is pretty much behind us. With fresh perspective, now is the time to truly appreciate how the ILS market evolved in 2015 and what could be in store for the […]