Analytics

A conversation on perils, incidents, and risk assessment

Educators say humans learn through a combination of perception and memory using three different methods: visual, auditory, and experiential. Each of us learns through a mix of the three methods that suits us best. Eve...

2016 Claims Preview

"Point of claim" revolution will push fraud analytics upstream Looking ahead to the state of claims in 2016, one of the most significant trends in claims processing will be a new emphasis on information, analytics, an...

It’s all relative

It didn’t take long after we introduced the next generation of ProMetrix® reports, analytics, and our customer-facing delivery platform to start working on improvements. The feedback from customers has been...

Sussing out Canadian risk

News spreads fast and far. Not long after Verisk Insurance Solutions began a dialogue with U.S. insurers about identifying perils, unreported incidents, and prior claims through data and analytics, we were contacted b...

Obtaining External Data a Top Priority for U.K. Insurers

In our data-driven world, it should come as no surprise that insurers are looking to emerging sources of data — such as social media postings, shopping behavior, and building permits — to improve their predictive...

ProMetrix: We’re the “belt and suspenders” type

It’s often a challenge to learn a new way of doing something. The driving factors are the difficulty of the task and the quality of the learning tools. In serving the insurance industry, we tend to be “belt and...

How One Insurance Company Used Social Media to Become Part of the National Conversation

When the U.S. Supreme Court released the ruling on gay marriage last week, it ignited a national conversation — much of which was carried out over social media. Insurers that are not active on social media may have...

Deep dive on ProMetrix: Next Generation

Numbers are curious things. The overused business expression for seeing something from a high level is “a 30,000 foot view.” Professional divers, however, define a “deep dive” as anything from 60 to 100 feet below the...

Cat Bond Lite: What Comes Next?

I hope you’ll join me for the Verisk London 2015 Risk Symposium at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel this 23 June. Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president, Reinsurance Services, Marketing, Verisk - insurance solutions,...

Fire data and a dinner

The FDNY Foundation recently hosted its 20th annual dinner in Manhattan, celebrating both the foundation and the 150th anniversary of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). The dinner honored high-profile members o...