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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...

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...

Knowing what we don’t know

“There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. These are...

The power of high-risk notifications — actually of on-site surveys

Sometimes the best way to make a point is to tell a simple story. An excess and surplus (E&S) lines insurer customer ordered an on-site survey for a multiuse building in a large city. When the Veri...

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...

New Verisk Commercial Property Website

New doesn’t always mean improved. But when you have something new that actually does improve the customer experience, you want everyone to know. Our new Verisk Commercial Property website (...