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Content tagged with Claims posted in May 2011
Pitney Bowes Business Insight Unveils Flood Risk Pro with Comprehensive U.S. Flood Risk Data
News  |  5/25/2011  | 
Pitney Bowes Business Insight unveils Flood Risk Pro with comprehensive U.S. Flood Risk Data; leverages geospatial data to enable the National Flood Insurance Program and Excess Flood coverage insurers to build more current flood risk information into their underwriting processes.
La Nina to Blame for Active Tornado Season?
Commentary  |  5/24/2011  | 
The record-breaking year for tornadoes has many people searching for answers.
Innovation Group Re-Architects Innovation Insurer Suite, Introduces New Business Model
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
The vendor celebrates the ease of use of the redesigned platform.
Roundup: Losses from April U.S. Storms
News  |  5/20/2011  | 
Some insurers have released estimates of the costs they expect to incur from claims related to the tornado outbreak.
Risk Modelers: Don't Worry Too Much About Early Hurricane Predictions
Commentary  |  5/10/2011  | 
What does it mean when forecasts are so specific in assumptions that storms will hit the U.S. coast?
Data Visualization and Analysis Tech as CAT Management Tools
News  |  5/3/2011  | 
Forward-thinking insurers are embracing web-based data visualization and analysis technologies to better manage their responses to major disasters.
Model Behavior: Assessing Catastrophe Risk
News  |  5/3/2011  | 
The insurance industry has embraced catastrophe models to estimate the loss potential to their books of business and to give them the tools and information they need to choose between alternative strategies for managing that risk.
CAT Management Technology a Maturing Science
News  |  5/3/2011  | 
Catastrophe modeling tools and data sets are much more sophisticated than five or 10 years ago but the practice itself remains a mix of art and science.
Flexibility Key to Catastrophe Management
News  |  5/3/2011  | 
There are many tools available to help insurers gain the flexibility necessary to manage catastrophic risks.
Japan Earthquake: A CAT Management Retrospective
News  |  5/3/2011  | 
The massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami and nuclear emergency in Japan have touched many insurers. But the full scope of the damage is still unknown.
Massive IBHS Facility Simulates Extreme Weather to Study Building Materials and Practices
News  |  5/3/2011  | 
The insurance industry-funded Institute for Business & Home Safety has opened a new facility that can replicate the effects of hurricanes in order to yield data about the relative merits of various building materials.

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