Verisk in the News 2017

JUNE

Eye in the Sky: Cutting-Edge Weather Data Can Help Assess Storm Risk
By Hilary Snell
CIO Review
June 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics’ VP of satellite programs division & Manager Hilary Snell, details how new technology can help determine storm risk.

Apparatus Supplement: A PPC Guide to Acquiring Apparatus
By Joseph Fratantaro
Firehouse
June 1, 2017

In a contributed article, ISO’s Joseph Fratantaro discusses the impact PPC ratings have on firetruck apparatuses.

Why Building Codes Benefit Insurers
Claims Journal
June 1, 2017

ISO’s Christopher Miller explains why when building codes are adopted and enforced, there is typically a substantial reduction in loss.

Building Code Adoption, Enforcement Critical to Reducing Losses
Claims Journal
June 1, 2017

ISO’s Christopher Miller explains insurers benefit from better building codes as they want to reduce uncertainty in anticipated losses.

Move Over Adjusters and Underwriters, the Bots Are Coming
Claims Journal
June 6, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Dawn Mortimer discusses why insurers are looking to leverage artificial more and more – bots are even making some decision making.

Cargo Theft: Targeting the Threats
Fleet Owner
June 6, 2017

Verisk Crime Analytics’ Keith Lewis is quoted, discussing how much cargo theft exists in the United States.

New Technologies Reshape Automotive Risk
By James Levendusky
Risk Management
June 12, 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics’ James Levendusky explains how high-tech trends continue to emerge in the automotive industry and what the implications are for the insurance and legal industries.

Insurers Work Through Challenges to Offer IoT Experience
Claims Journal
June 14, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Dawn Mortimer discusses the several concerns when it comes to determining an Internet of Things provider.

IoT Implementation Challenges Insurers
Claims Journal
June 14, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Dawn Mortimer detailed the concerns insurers must decide and identify when it comes to selecting an Internet of Things provider.

The Expanding Risks to Business from Modern Slavery
By Sarah Kerrigan
Supply & Demand Chain
June 14, 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Maplecroft’s Sarah Kerrigan details the role slavery and human trafficking play in commodity production and low-value manufacturing..

Private U.S. property insurers have highest first quarter catastrophe losses since 1994 quake
Reuters
June 26, 2017

Verisk Analytics Q1 property casualty industry results are featured in a story.

MAY

The Four Horsemen of Disruption: Technology, Process, Analytics, Competition
Best's Review
May 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Barbara Russo is featured in a video discussing changes in store in the insurance industry.

Cargo Thefts Total $28.7 Million in First Quarter, CargoNet Says
Transport Topics
May 1, 2017

Verisk Crime Analytics’ Q1 Cargo Theft Trends are featured in a story.

Global Firms Try to Stay on Top of Evolving Cyber Risk
Claims Journal
May 4, 2017

In a podcast, AIR Worldwide’s Scott Stransky discusses cyber risks.

Businesses Face Evolving Cyber Risk
Claims Magazine
May 5, 2017

AIR Worldwide’s Scott Stransky is featured in a story about cyber risks.

The Bottom Line: Insurance profit down in 2016
The Columbus Dispatch
May 10, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ 2016 Industry Results are featured in a story.

2017 Catastrophe Loss Expectations
Claims Journal
May 16, 2017

In a podcast, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Ted Gregory discusses Cat Predictions for 2017.

Insurance: Robots learn the business of covering risk
The Financial Times
May 16, 2017

Verisk Analytics’ Nick Daffan is quoted in a story about the use of AI in insurance.

Can a selfie really be enough to quote for a policy? This start-up thinks so
Insurance Business
May 17, 2017

Verisk Analytics’ Nick Daffan is quoted in a story about the use of AI in insurance.

Telematics could solve issues in auto insurance
Insurance Business
May 18, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Levendusky is featured in a story about the use of telematics.

Insurance: Where Humans Still Rule Over Machines
The Wall Street Journal
May 23, 2017

Verisk data is sourced in an article about insurance and predictive modeling.

Earthquake Models Continue to Evolve
Claims Journal
May 25, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Andrew O’Donnell is featured in a story about earthquake modeling.

The Evolution of Earthquake Modeling
Claims Journal
May 25, 2017

In a podcast, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Andrew O’Donnell discusses earthquake modeling.

ISO's Weiss: Analytics Takes on No-Brainer Tasks, Frees Underwriters
Best’s Review
May 31, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Weiss is featured in a video interview discussing commercial analytic systems and integrating new forms of available data.

Auto Losses Ahead? The 10 States with the Worst Roads in the U.S.
Property Casualty 360
May 31, 2017

ISO covers the most expensive states for motorcycle repair claims.

APRIL

Prevent, Prepare, and Prevail
By Tom Johansmeyer, Anthony Canale, and Rick Welsh
Claims Management Magazine
April 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Tom Johansmeyer, Anthony Canale, and Rick Welsh discuss developing and testing an effective cyber incident response plan.

What Car Insurance Customers Lie About — or Forget
NerdWallet
April 3, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ auto premium leakage data is featured in a story.

ISO Launches Market Landscape
Insurance Advocate
April 10, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Market Landscape launch is featured in a story.

Unknown driver risks make up $16.5B of premium leakage
Digital Insurance
April 11, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ auto premium leakage data is featured in a story.

Blockchain in Insurance
Aite Group
April 13, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions is mentioned in a story about blockchain use in insurance and healthcare.

The Latest Launches From Farmers, ISO/Verisk and More
Carrier Management
April 12, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Market Landscape launch is mentioned in a story.

Business News: The Hartford, ISO, Alliant
Claims Journal
April 17, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Market Landscape launch is mentioned in a story.

$28.7 Million in Cargo Stolen in First Quarter, CargoNet Says
Transport Topics
April 19, 2017

Verisk Crime Analytics’ Q1 Cargo Theft Trends are featured in a story.

Global marine and energy: new access to original risk
Intelligent Insurer
April 20, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions Tom Johansmeyer is quoted in a story about marine and offshore energy risks.

Data and Analytics Experts: Going Forward, It's 'Adapt or Die'
Best’s Review
April 23, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Jim Weiss is featured in a video interview discussing insurance professionals using data and analytics.

AIR's Stransky: More Insurers Covering Cyber, But Fewer Questions Asked
Best’s Review
April 24, 2017

AIR Worldwide’s Scott Stransky is featured in a video interview discussing cyber coverage and exposure for insurers.

ISO's Russo: To Cover Emerging Risks, Go Beyond the Headlines
Best’s Review
April 25, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Barbara Russo is featured in a video interview discussing risks for underwriters to look for.

Four Myths About Flood Insurance
By Marc Treacy
Rough Notes
April 25, 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions’ Marc Treacy discusses flood insurance.

The things people lie about most on their car insurance
MarketWatch
April 28, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions’ auto premium leakage data is featured in a story.

MARCH

Clouds on the Horizon
By Scott Stephenson
Best's Review
March 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Analytics CEO Scott Stephenson discusses the growth of cloud computing.

Automated vehicles and the future of insurance
By Sandee Perfetto
Automotive Testing Technology International
March 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions' Sandee Perfetto discusses driverless cars.

PCS: 2016 cat events cost US insurers $21bn
Trading Risk
March 1, 2017

PCS' 2016 Cat Event Costs are featured in a story.

Dealing with terror
By Tom Johansmeyer and Ted Gregory
Claims Magazine
March 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions' Tom Johansmeyer and Ted Gregory discuss terrorism risk models.

Wildfires: An expanding threat?
By Arindam Samanta
Claims Magazine
March 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions' Arindam Samanta discusses wildfire risk factors.

A Driverless Future Will Carry Surprising Consequences
Best's Review
March 29, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Billy Mauro is featured in a video interview discussing driverless cars.

FEBRUARY

CargoNet reports theft trends for 2016
American Shipper
February 1, 2017

Verisk Crime Analytics' 2016 Cargo Theft Report is featured in a story.

Cargo Thefts Cost Businesses $114 Million in 2016
Transport Topics
February 1, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Q4 and 2016 Cargo Theft Trends are featured in a story.

More Insurers Adopting Predictive Analytics to Combat Fraud
Claims Journal
February 8, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Dan Donovan is featured in a story about insurance fraud.

An Update on the Use of Predictive Modeling to Combat Fraud
Claims Journal
February 8, 2017

In a podcast, Verisk Insurance Solutions' Dan Donovan discusses insurance fraud.

The Future of Telematics
Claims Journal
February 13, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Dawn Mortimer is featured in a story about UBI and Telematics.

The Continued Evolution of Telematics
Claims Journal
February 13, 2017

In a podcast, Verisk Insurance Solutions' Dawn Mortimer discusses connected homes.

Smartphone Addicts Behind the Wheel Drive Car Insurance Rates Higher
The Wall Street Journal
February 21, 2017

ISO is mentioned in a story about the correlation between smartphones and insurance rates.

Robust Data Is An Essential Underwriting Tool
Rough Notes
February 27, 2017

In a bylined article, Verisk’s Elizabeth Casas Leano details how robust data is essential to complex insurance claims.

JANUARY

Beyond Fort Mac
By Ted Gregory and Tom Johansmeyer
Canadian Underwriter
January 1, 2017

In a contributed article, PCS' Ted Gregory and Tom Johansmeyer discuss 2016 catastrophes in Canada.

Evolving with Disruptive Technology
By Andrew Blancher
Digital Dealer
January 17, 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solutions' Andrew Blancher discusses risks associated with driverless cars.

Managing Supply Chain Risk in 2017
Claims Journal
January 19, 2017

AIR Worldwide's Aaron Michel is featured in a story about supply chain risks for 2017.

Property/casualty insurers see $1.7B underwriting loss
Business Insurance
January 19, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Q3 2016 Industry Results report is featured in a story.

Businesses Face Evolving Supply Chain Risks in 2017
Claims Journal
January 19, 2017

In a podcast, AIR Worldwide's Aaron Michel discusses Supply Chain Risks for 2017.

Analytics at Heart of Workers' Comp Cost Containment
Claims Journal
January 23, 2017

ISO Claims Partners' Rob Lewis is featured in an article about workers' compensation containment strategies.

P/C Insurers Report $1.7B Underwriting Loss in First 9 Months of 2016
Claims Journal
January 23, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Q3 2016 Industry Results report are featured in a story.

Using Analytics for Workers' Comp Cost Containment Strategies
Claims Journal
January 23, 2017

In a podcast, ISO Claims Partners' Rob Lewis discusses workers' compensation containment strategies.

Insurance claims surge as 'catastrophic' Southwest Idaho winter wreaks havoc
Idaho Statesman
January 25, 2017

PCS is mentioned in an article about storm damages in Idaho.

Four questions the ILS industry needs to answer
Intelligent Insurer
January 26, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Tom Johansmeyer is featured in an article about growth in the reinsurance industry.

Hail Modeling Explained
Claims Journal
January 27, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Arindam Samanta is featured in an article about hail modeling.

Cost of Treasure Valley's early January storm: $25 million and growing
Idaho Statesman
January 27, 2017

PCS is mentioned in an article about storm damages in Idaho.

Understanding Hail Modeling
Claims Journal
January 27, 2017

In a podcast, Verisk Insurance Solutions' Arindam Samanta discusses hail modeling.

How Smart Home Devices Will Impact Residential Property Claims
Claims Journal
January 30, 2017

Verisk Insurance Solutions' Joe Wodark is featured in a story about connected homes.

How Smart Home Devices Will Impact Residential Property Claims
Claims Journal
January 30, 2017

In a podcast, Verisk Insurance Solutions' Joe Wodark discusses connected homes.

How Will The Auto Insurance Market Be Affected By Self-Driving Cars?
By Andrew Blancher
Rough Notes
January 2017

In a contributed article, Verisk Insurance Solution's Andrew Blancher discusses driverless cars.