Verisk in the News 2016

DECEMBER

ISO Emerging Issues Perspective
By Loretta Newman
Rough Notes
December 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Loretta Newman discusses coverages for major catastrophes and recoveries.

Verisk Teams with Driveway Software on Smartphone Telematics for Autos
Insurance Journal
December 6, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in a piece highlighting its Driveway Software partnership.

Driver Data: Advances in Innovative Exchange
By Jim Levendusky
Risk Management Monitor
December 12, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Levendusky discusses the use of telematics data.

Terror loss aggregation
Intelligent Insurer
December 15, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Tom Johansmeyer is quoted in a piece about data and terrorism insurance.

Is Climate Change Causing Colder Weather and More Snow in Eastern U.S.?
Insurance Journal
December 15, 2016

AER’s Judah Cohen is featured in an article detailing the impact of climate change based on an AER study.

Verisk Insurance makes driver quality data available to software firm
Intelligent Insurer
December 22, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in an article about its Duck Creek partnership.

NOVEMBER

Effectiveness In the Margins
By Scott Stephenson
Best’s Review
November 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson discusses the use of data and analytics for insurers.

Keys to unlocking innovation in organizations
By Scott Stephenson
Analytics Magazine
November 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson discusses the keys to unlocking an organization's innovation.

The Just 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens
Forbes
November 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured on Forbes’ list of Most Just Commercial & Professional Services Companies.

Expanding Drone Use Calls for New Coverages, Possible Discounts
A.M. Best TV
November 2016

ISO’s Tracey Waller is featured in a video discussing drone insurance.

Auto claims face a bumpy road ahead
By John Cantwell and Dorothy Kelly
PropertyCasualty360
November 2, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ John Cantwell and Dorothy Kelly discuss rising auto claims.

Preparing for Hail
Risk & Insurance
November 2, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Arindam Samanta is featured in a piece about the growing threat and risk of hailstorms.

Evolving Threat
Canadian Underwriter
November 6, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Tom Johansmeyer is quoted in a piece about terrorism risk.

Cargo Theft Off 9% in 3Q; Food, Drinks Top Target
Transport Topics
November 7, 2016

CargoNet is featured in an article outlining Q3 cargo theft trends.

ISO Files Homesharing Coverage Options For Homeowners’ Policies
Insurance Journal
November 16, 2016

ISO is featured in an article highlighting ISO's new homesharing coverages.

The cat in the (aluminum foil) hat: cyber and other specialty risks to drive ILS growth
Intelligent Insurer
November 16, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Tom Johansmeyer is quoted in a piece about cyber risks.

PCS estimates $3.98 billion in insured damage from Fort McMurray wildfire in final re-survey
Canadian Underwriter
November 17, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Ted Gregory and Tom Johansmeyer are featured in an article discussing Fort McMurray wildfire estimates.

How Tech Can Turn the Tide of Flood Insurance
By John Elbl
Insurance Journal
November 21, 2016

In a contributed piece, AIR Worldwide’s John Elbl details the use of technology in flood insurance.

Verisk Acquires Data/Analytics Firm MarketStance for Undisclosed Price
Carrier Management
November 28, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in a piece discussing its acquisition of MarketStance.

OCTOBER

Chemicals in Commerce: The Impact of TSCA Safety Reform
By Julie Byrne and Barry McLaughlin
Risk & Compliance Magazine
October 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Julie Byrne and Barry McLaughlin discuss legislation in the chemical industry.

Dull, Dirty, Dangerous: Drones on the Job
Best’s Review
October 1, 2016

ISO’s Tracey Waller is featured in a piece about insuring drones.

Hand Over The Keys
Best’s Review
October 1, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jeff De Turris is quoted in a piece about issues with ridesharing and autonomous vehicles.

Forecasters Can See Hurricane Matthew’s Damage Before It Happens
Bloomberg
October 7, 2016

Verisk Analytics is mentioned in a piece about damages from Hurricane Matthew.

The lazy days of summer
Intelligent Insurer
October 20, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Tom Johansmeyer is quoted in a piece about the state of the ILS market after a quiet summer.

SEPTEMBER

Protect yourself from cargo theft
American Trucker
September 9, 2016

ISO is featured in an article discussing cargo theft.

How Data Can Improve Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities
National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers
September 13, 2016

CargoNet is featured in an article about the use of data in commercial real estate.

New Verisk Unit to Serve Energy Sector Insurance, Risk Management
Insurance Journal
September 19, 2016

ISO’s Robert Andrews is quoted in an article commenting on the announcement of the new energy unit.

Unchartered Territory: Challenges to Insuring Commercial Drones
By William Mauro & Loretta Newman
Claims Magazine
September 20, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Willliam Mauro and Loretta Newman discuss drone insurance.

Fresh Strategies, Experience, Tech and Innovation Can Help Insurers Succeed
By Neil Spector
Carrier Management
September 28, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk’s Underwriting Solutions President Neil Spector discusses innovation in the insurance industry.

AUGUST

The World's Most Innovative Companies - No. 20 - Verisk Analytics
Forbes
August 2016

Verisk is named to Forbes World's Most Innovative Companies list.

UBI Impacts Risk-Assessment, Premiums — But Could It Also Affect Crash Frequency?
Parts & People
August 1, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Levendusky is featured in an article about UBI and telematics.

Home Is Where the Smart Is
Independent Agent
August 1, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Andrew Doleski is quoted in an article about home telematics and IoT.

Agribusiness Goes High Tech
Risk & Insurance
August 3, 2016

Verisk Analytics’ Kevin Poll is quoted in an article about agritainment risks.

How carriers can unlock the multi-billion dollar cyber marketplace
By Maroun Mourad
PropertyCasualty360
August 11, 2016

In a contributed a piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Maroun Mourad discusses cyber insurance.

Atlantic Storm Means a ‘Chess Game’ With Nature for Businesses
Bloomberg
August 25, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ William Ramstrom is quoted in an article about potential damages from a tropical storm.

JULY

To Protect Your Brand, Collaborate With Suppliers
By Kirsten Wallerstedt
Risk & Compliance Magazine
July 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Kirsten Wallerstedt discusses working with suppliers to protect supply chains.

July 4th brings increased opportunities for cargo theft
By Keith Lewis
PropertyCasualty360
July 1, 2016

In a contributed article, CargoNet’s Keith Lewis details July 4th cargo theft trends.

Long 4th of July Weekend Prime Time for Cargo Theft
Claims Journal
July 1, 2016

CargoNet is featured in a piece about July 4th cargo theft trends.

 

Why Your Agency Should Care About Climate Change
Independent Agent
July 1, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions is quoted in an article about climate change as well as Verisk's top 10 risks for 2016.

NHTSA investigates Tesla after fatal crash while vehicle was in autonomous mode
Digital Trends
July 2, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions is quoted in a piece about driverless cars.

What happens to drivers? The ripple effects of autonomous cars go beyond safety
Digital Trends
July 7, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions is quoted in a piece about driverless cars and safety.

Designing a UBI program for the ‘average Joe’— and anyone else
By Jim Weiss
PropertyCasualty360
July 14, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Weiss discusses UBI programs.

Sinking Yields Drag Investment Income to 12-Year Low at Insurers
Bloomberg
July 14, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in an article outlining Q1 industry results.

Campaign Risks and Races: The Insurance of Politics
By Jim Weiss
Carrier Management
July 18, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Weiss discusses politics and insurance risks.

Challenges to Insuring Commercial Drones
By Willliam Mauro & Loretta Newman
Claims Management Magazine
July 21, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Willliam Mauro and Loretta Newman discuss insuring drones.

Autonomous Cars, Driver Safety, and Risks Ahead
By Sandee Perfetto
Wards Auto
July 21, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Sandee Perfetto highlights the risks associated with driverless cars.

Analytics Is Changing Way Companies Assess Risk, Fraud
The Wall Street Journal
July 26, 2016

Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson’s Q&A on the state of risk in the industries Verisk serves is featured in a piece.

Climate Change Modeling is Closer than You Think
Insurance Journal
July 28, 2016
AIR Worldwide is featured in an article discussing climate change modeling.

JUNE

Deciding About Drones: Issues In Coverage
By Loretta Newman
Rough Notes
June 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Loretta Newman discusses drones and insurance.

Car-sharing, Auto insurance, and the role of telematics
By Jim Levendusky
PropertyCasualty360
June 1, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Levendusky discusses telematics and ridesharing.

ISO's Smythe: Insurers Exposed to Medicare Advantage Suits
Best’s Review
June 10, 2016

Jessica Smythe, AVP of Customer Relationship Management at ISO Claims Partners, is featured in a podcast discussing whether or not Medicare Advantage plans can pursue recovery claims against insurers.

Tom Bolt: All Policies To Include Explicit Cyber Risk Language Within Five Years
Insuranceday
June 14, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in an article discussing the Verisk Risk Symposium Coverage.

London Brokers 'United In Meeting July 11 Launch' For PPL
Insuranceday
June 14, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in an article detailing the Verisk Risk Symposium Coverage.

Machine learning for UBI: An optimal path to insurance ratemaking?
By Jim Weiss
PropertyCasualty360
June 17, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Weiss and Udi Makov discusses telematics and UBI.

Big numbers: Can China and Brazil surpass the U.S. in UBI adoption?
By Yiran Li
PropertyCasualty360
June 22, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Yiran Li discusses UBI use around the world.

How Data Can Improve Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities
By Narendra Srivatsa
Real Estate Finance & Investment
June 28, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Narendra Srivatsa discusses the use of data in commercial real estate.

MAY

Verisk Names Eva Huston Finance Chief as Anquillare Becomes COO
Bloomberg
May 23, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in an article about Eva Huston’s promotion to chief financial officer.

Most of land burned by Fort McMurray fire was at high risk: insurance firm
Edmonton Journal
May 26, 2016

Verisk Analytics’ Arindam Samanta is quoted in a piece discussing FireLine's expansion into Alberta and British Columbia.

Modeling firms take first look at cyber risks
Business Insurance
May 29, 2016

Scott Stransky, assistant vice president of AIR Worldwide's research and modeling group, is quoted in an article about cyber risks.

APRIL

Agritainment: New Risks, Down on the Farm
By Kevin Poll and Richard Pelkofsky
Rough Notes
April 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk’s Kevin Poll and Richard Pelkofsky discuss the risks of agritainment.

Europe Raises the Compliance Bar. Is Your Supply Chain Prepared?
By Kirsten Wallerstedt
Inbound Logistics
April 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Kirsten Wallerstedt discusses supply chain compliance.

Verisk CEO: Emerging Tech’s Innovations for Insurers
By Scott Stephenson
Carrier Management
April 5, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson discusses innovation in the insurance industry.

Driving while invigorated: Assessing fitness for UBI savings
By Jim Weiss
PropertyCasualty360
April 13, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Weiss discusses telematics and UBI.

ISO's Smythe: Insurers Exposed to Medicare Advantage Suits
A.M. Best TV
April 14, 2016

Jessica Smythe, AVP of Customer Relationship Management at ISO Claims Partners, is featured in a video discussing whether or not Medicare Advantage plans can pursue recovery claims against insurers.

Verisk's Mulvey: Good Fraud Detection Can Boost Customer Service
A.M. Best TV
April 15, 2016

Tom Mulvey, AVP for Claims and Special Investigative Unit at ISO, is featured in a video discussing fraud protection and investigating claims for fraud.

Verisk claims insurance fraud database firm
The Sunday Times
April 24, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in an article discussing the company’s acquisition of RISK Intelligence Ireland (RII).

Data analytics firm sells health care services unit
Business Insurance
April 26, 2016

Verisk Analytics is featured in an article about private equity firm Veritas Capital Fund Management L.L.C. is purchasing its health care services business.

The potential societal advantages of a telematics data exchange
By Paulina Yick
PropertyCasualty360
April 27, 2016

In a contributed piece, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Paulina Yick discusses the benefits of telematics and UBI.

MARCH

ISO AVP: New Risk Solutions Focus on Energy, Terror, 'Cat in the Box'
Best’s Review
March 2, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Tom Johansmeyer is featured in an interview regarding new types of risk coverage.

ISO's Johansmeyer: New Risk Solutions Focus on Energy, Terror, 'Cat in the Box'
Best’s Review
March 2, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Tom Johansmeyer is featured in a video interview discussing new types of risk coverage.

How telematics can help make us safer on the road
By Jerel Cestkowski
PropertyCasualty360
March 3, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics’ Jerel Cestkowski discusses how telematics can make roads safer.

Florida trucking group joins CargoNet in effort to combat cargo theft in state
DC Velocity
March 3, 2016

CargoNet is featured in an article regarding its partnership with the Florida Trucking Association.

Piecing Together Homeowners Coverage
Insurance Journal
March 7, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jeff De Turris and Rob Curry are quoted in article highlighting homeowner policies.

Higher fire protection rating could mean lower premiums for homeowners
Jackson Daily Record
March 7, 2016

ISO’s Robert Andrews is quoted in an article discussing PPC ratings for Duval County, FL

IoT in the Spotlight: Risks and Rewards of the Connected Home
By Joe Wodark
Independent Agent
March 8, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk’s Joe Wodark discusses the Internet of Things in terms of the connected home.

Data Quality and the Commercial Property Insurance Marketplace
By Zack Schmiesing
Carrier Management
March 10, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Zack Schmiesing discusses the use of data and analytics in the commercial property space.

ISO issues voluntary call for cyber insurance data from P&C insurers
SNL Financial
March 11, 2016

ISO’s cyber insurance data is featured in an article.

Capturing The Scene: From Underwriting to Claims, Aerial Data Can Speed Property Workflows
By Jeffrey Taylor
Claims Management Magazine
March 18, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk’s Jeffrey Taylor discusses aerial imagery.

Hacked cars and the future of usage-based insurance
By Avner Freiberger
PropertyCasualty360
March 22, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk’s Avner Freiberger discusses telematics and UBI.

Imagining UBI’s frictionless future
By Jim Weiss
PropertyCasualty360
March 23, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Weiss discusses telematics and UBI.

Drone insurance options for inland marine cover offered
Business Insurance
March 28, 2016

ISO’s drone insurance coverage options are featured in an article.

ISO Unveils Inland Marine Coverage Options for Drones
Best’s Review
March 28, 2016

ISO’s drone insurance coverage options are featured in an article.

ISO to Help US Treasury on Terrorism Data Collection
Best’s Review/em>
March 28, 2016

ISO’s terrorism data collection is featured in an article.

ISO to Collect Terrorism Insurance Data for Treasury
Insurance Journal
March 28, 2016

ISO’s terrorism data collection is featured in an article.

Call for Collaboration
By Scott Stephenson
Best's Review
March 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson discusses the use of data exchanges in insurance.

Driving You Mad
Leader’s Edge
March 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Sandee Perfetto is quoted in article discussing driverless cars.

The Other Way to Stay
By William Schlager
Rough Notes
March 2016

In a contributed article, ISO’s William Schlager discusses homesharing.

‘Crash for cash’ schemes mean big business for crooks
AutoInsuranceCenter.com
March 2016

ISO’s Tom Mulvey is quoted in an article discussing auto accident fraud.

FEBRUARY

Flight Plan: Insuring Commercial Drones
Independent Agent
February 1, 2016

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Willliam Mauro is quoted in an article about drones and insurance.

ISO opens management and professional liability unit in New Jersey
Business Insurance
February 1, 2016

ISO's launch of its management and professional liability unit is featured in a story.

P&C insurers' profits up for first nine months of 2015
PropertyCasualty360
February 4, 2016

ISO’s 2015 Property/Casualty Insurance Results report is featured in a story.

Best investment gains in years aided property/casualty insurers in third quarter of 2015
Business Insurance
February 9, 2016

ISO’s 2015 Property/Casualty Insurance Results report is featured in a story.

A look at the evolution of insurance telematics
By Dave Fiore
PropertyCasualty360
February 25, 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics’ Dave Fiore discusses the evolution of telematics in the insurance industry.

Verisk CEO: Here's what it takes to encourage innovation
PropertyCasualty360
February 29, 2016

Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson is featured in an article about innovation and growth.

Verisk's Stephenson: Insurance's Twin Challenges: Speed and Precision
Best’s Review
February 2016

In a podcast, Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson discusses his outlook for the insurance industry in 2016.

JANUARY

PCS: Smaller Appears to Be Better as Cat Bond Totals Fall in 2015
Best’s Review
January 7, 2016

PCS is featured in an article about catastrophe bond issuance activity in 2015.

Verisk's Stephenson: Insurance's Twin Challenges: Speed and Precision
By Scott Stephenson
Best's Review
January 16, 2016

Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson is featured in a video where he compares insurance companies to information factories.

World's First Global Cyber Exposure Data Standard
GineersNow
January 19, 2016

Verisk Analytics’ global cyber exposure data standard is featured in an article.

ISO Tackles Airbnb, VRBO And Other Home-Sharing Services
Insurance Advocate
January 25, 2016

ISO is featured in an article about insurance problems inherent in home-sharing services such as Airbnb.

CargoNet Reports 1,500 Commercial Cargo and Vehicle Thefts in 2015
Transport Topics News
January 26, 2016

CargoNet’s 2015 Cargo Theft Report is featured in a story.

Truck Cargo Thefts Result $175 Million in Losses
Trucks.com
January 29, 2016

CargoNet’s 2015 Cargo Theft Report is featured in a story.

Information Oil Fields: Can You Handle the Flow?
By Scott Stephenson
SiliconIndia
January 2016

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson discusses the emergence of data and its impact on the business environment.

Belling the Black Swan: Preparing for Extreme Events
By Jayanta Guin
Risk & Compliance Magazine
January 2016

In a contributed article, AIR’s Jayanta Guin discusses how to understand. and prepare for catastrophe events

Front lines of cyber risk: What's a company's best defense?
By Shawn Dougherty
PropertyCasualty360
January 2016

In a contributed article, ISO’s Shawn Dougherty discusses 2016 cybersecurity trends.