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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...

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,...

Assessing commercial property risks before they get too risky

I’m not a gambler, and I always choose my words carefully. Essentially, I’m not a risk taker by nature, and, most likely, you’re the same. I guess that’s why we work in insurance. However, lately a...

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...

Advancing Alternative Energy Sources

As electricity costs rise and environmental concerns grow, solar power is becoming an increasingly attractive energy source. According to the International Energy Agency , solar photovoltaic...

Proactively Monitoring Wildfires in the West

The 2013 wildfire season in the western United States is looking to be a difficult one, fueled by a combination of factors, including a drier-than-normal preceding winter, generally drier vegetativ...

Verisk to present at the CPCU Society Annual Meeting and Seminars

As we clean up the damage from Isaac and watch both Leslie and Michael churn offshore, what’s blowing into D.C. this weekend? The winds of change! If you’re attending the CPCU Society Annual Meetin...