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Successful IPO by Insurance Firm Verisk Analytics Stirs Hopes for More

Verisk Analytics Inc., an insurance services firm that owns ISO and is partly owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, soared in its first day of trading Wednesday, and stirred hopes that the appetite for such offerings is warming. Shares of …

Clark Steps Down as President and CEO of AIR Worldwide

AIR Worldwide announced that Karen Clark, its current president and CEO, will assume the role of vice chairman of the board of AIR, effective April 15, 2007. S. Ming Lee, currently the company’s executive vice president, will succeed her as …

2006: Agents fight to keep their pay and insurers wise up to the future

The fight to save contingent commissions topped the minds of agents across the nation as a few select states drove public policy efforts to end their use by insurers. The industry grabbed hold of predictive modeling and analytical tools. In …

Top 10 Stories of the Year – National

The fight to save contingent commissions topped the minds of agents across the nation as a few select states drove public policy efforts to end their use by insurers. The industry grabbed hold of predictive modeling and analytical tools. In …

It’s ‘haves’ vs. ‘have-nots’ in insurance technology race for survival

Spurred by intensifying competition, breakthroughs in analytics are transforming insurance markets, according to an industry leader. Sophisticated insurers able to harness large volumes of high-quality data to drive decision making can look forward to a long and prosperous future, said …

For regional carriers, predictive modeling is about more than pricing

Frank J. Coyne, chief executive officer of Insurance Services Office, recently warned that insurers unable to keep up in the technological arms race face a grim prognosis. The industry leader said a chasm is growing between insurers using state-of-the-art analytics …

News Currents

For regional carriers, predictive modeling is about more than pricing New analytics mean more than better pricing; they bring regional insurers closer to their agents and attract new business Frank J. Coyne, chief executive officer of Insurance Services Office, recently …

It’s ‘haves’ vs. ‘have-nots’ in insurance technology race for survival

News Currents Spurred by intensifying competition, breakthroughs in analytics are transforming insurance markets, according to an industry leader. Sophisticated insurers able to harness large volumes of high-quality data to drive decision making can look forward to a long and prosperous …

ISO Chief: It’s ‘Haves’ Vs. ‘Have-Nots’ in Insurance Technology Race for Survival

Spurred by intensifying competition, breakthroughs in analytics are transforming insurance markets, according to an industry leader. Sophisticated insurers able to harness large volumes of high-quality data to drive decision making can look forward to a long and prosperous future, said …

ISO Acquires Xactware

ISO has acquired the assets of Xactware, Inc., a provider of estimation software and services for the property insurance, remodeling and restoration industries. Terms were not disclosed. The privately held company and its more than 230 employees will continue operating …