JANUARY

2014 Was a Surprising Year for Natural Catastrophes
A.M. Best TV
January 30, 2015

PCS’ Ted Gregory is featured in a video about natural catastrophes in 2014.

Insurers Lean on Reserves for 2014 P-C Profitability—Can It Last?
Independent Agent
January 29, 2015

ISO IPAS’ Mike Murray is quoted in a story about the P&C industry’s financial results for 2014.

ISIS ‘Attack Saudi Border Post and Infiltrate Town’
Newsweek
January 28, 2015

ISIS ‘Attack Saudi Border Post and Infiltrate Town’ A rumoured ISIS raid on a Saudi border post might be an attempt to regain momentum after the loss of Kobani to the Kurds, states Verisk Maplecroft’s Torbjorn Soltvedt.

For ISIS, tough times as it seeks to regroup
CNN
January 28, 2015

Verisk Maplecroft’s Torbjorn Soltvedt believes ISIS is on the back foot in Iraq and unable to move in force due to airstrikes.

Nigeria: A Crisis in Confidence
Mining Journal
January 23, 2015

With the oil price slump taking its toll on the economy and the national budget, Nigeria’s long-stated aim to diversify its economy by strengthening its neglected mining sector may at last begin to see some much-needed momentum.

"Cat Bonds Lite" Off to a Fast Start in 2015
A.M. BestTV®
January 21, 2015

A surge in smaller catastrophe bonds is bringing new capital to insurance coverages formerly unreached by securitization. Meanwhile, issuance of all catastrophe bonds appears headed for new heights.

Loss Control Technology Offers Personal Lines the Personal Touch
By Jim Weiss
Carrier Management
January 20, 2015

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Weiss discusses the use of loss control technology in personal line insurance.

How the Cloud is Transforming Cyber Liability
Independent Agent
January 19, 2015

ISO’s Shawn Dougherty is quoted in a story about cyber security trends for 2015.

What’s Mine is Yours: Sharing Shakes Up Personal Lines
Independent Agent
January 12, 2015

ISO’s Jeff DeTurris is quote din a story about the “sharing society” and its implications on personal lines insurance growth.

Do Paris Shootings Mark a Turning Point for Hollande?
Bloomberg TV
January 12, 2015

Verisk Maplecroft's Florian Otto discusses the policy implications of the Paris shootings with Bloomberg's Mark Barton and Anna Edwards on "Countdown."

Intense Pressure On Congress To Reauthorize TRIA
Insurance News Net
January 3, 2015

ISO’s Stephen Clarke is quoted in a story about TRIA expiration coverages.

Risk-Adjusted Base Payments Can Support the Move to Value
HFM Magazine
January 2015

Risk-adjusted base payment models predict the overall resources—in dollars—required for primary care physicians to deliver proactive, well-coordinated care to patients based on their illness burdens.

Double Vision
By Scott Stephenson
Best’s Review
January 2015

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson discusses leadership in the insurance industry.

What's Next for the P-C Industry?
Independent Agent
January 2015

Ron Beiderman, Shawn Dougherty, and Jeff De Turris of Verisk Insurance Solutions are quoted in a story about 2015 P/C industry trends.

Data visualization: The big picture of big data
By Nana Banerjee
Analytics Magazine
January 2015

In a contributed article, Nana Banerjee of Verisk Analytics discusses what’s next in big data and analytics.

ISO Public Protection Classification
By Robert Andrews
Fire Rescue
January 2015

In a contributed article, ISO’s Robert Andrews discusses the benefits of the PPC program.

A Wrinkle in Medicare Reimbursement Requirements for 2015
By Jessica Smythe
Claims Management Magazine
January 2015

In a contributed article, ISO Claims Partners’ Jessica Smythe discusses Medicare reimbursement requirements for 2015.