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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 of the office pool ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. Goldsmith is the...

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 and wildfire – that a...

Engineering a loss cost for competitiveness

If you’re an underwriter, you probably spend more time dealing with loss costs than you’d like. It can be frustrating because it’s a driver of your underwriting and pricing, but because it’s a filed instrument, you ha...

The next generation of ProMetrix

During my career, I’ve worked for some of the leading commercial property carriers in the industry. They varied, of course, in their activity and had different segment and distribution strategies, management objective...

Bringing together underwriting and loss control

There’s little doubt that field-surveyed property reports are the gold standard in the industry. Our trained staff examines critical characteristics and provides detailed assessments of commercial properties and relat...