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March Madness and Workers’ Compensation

March Madness, that phenomenon that grips the national sports psyche, is now in its final stretch. Over the past few weeks, I’ve seen some incredible college basketball games. Even though I was out...

What’s wrong with this picture?

I heard a story once that an advertising executive came up with the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” for an ad. But he felt he had to attribute it to “a Chinese proverb” so people would...

Hooray for Hollywood?

It’s not often that our work with properties intersects with the glamour of Hollywood, but there’s one area where it occasionally does — automatic sprinkler systems. They’re commonly depicted in...

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 tha...

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...

When is a sprinkler not a sprinkler?

Automatic sprinkler systems are a curious thing. You’d think they’d be pretty straightforward — either a building has one, or it doesn’t. Either it works, or it doesn’t. Not too complicated, right?...

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...

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 t...

Drone Risk Management: Grant Goldsmith Visits Verisk HQ

The Verisk commercial property team recently had the pleasure of hosting guest speaker Grant Goldsmith as part of a commercial property customer event at the Verisk home office in Jersey City. Mr....

The Science of Perils

The newly released Prometrix® Peril and Incident Report brings to commercial insurers, for the first time, the most granular and up-to-date analytics on a range of perils – wind, lightning, hail an...