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Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau Chief Talks About Technology Beef Up

6/22/2018
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California’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau is going through a digital shift. The WCIRB is putting more resources into providing insurers with more analytics and benchmarking capabilities and getting brokers more access to data they can use to market clients to carriers. The group has recently added numerous new facets to its website, and is funding research and development to look into new technologies and data. Bill Mudge, president and CEO of the WCIRB, talked with...

Duration:00:15:26

Rethink Your Entire Pricing Strategy Kevin Ament

6/18/2018
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You give customers a recommendation and a price for an insurance product, and then they buy it or not buy it. Simple, right? Not exactly. You’ll be fascinating by this podcast on “behavioral economics,” featuring returning guest Kevin Ament, marketing director at Progressive Insurance. It’s all about context. Listen as Kevin outlines a series of pricing strategies that will have you and your team updating your entire value proposition as well as how you offer products and prices. Learn how...

Duration:00:32:42

7 Tips on Shopping for Quality Claims Services

6/14/2018
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Kevin Quinley, founder and principal of Quinley Risk Associates, explains why vetting claim service providers is important and offers his top tips on evaluating potential vendors. The post 7 Tips on Shopping for Quality Claims Services appeared first on Insurance Journal TV.

Duration:00:17:16

State Fund CMO Talks About Reducing Opioid Prescriptions for Injured Workers

6/11/2018
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California’s State Compensation Insurance Fund is reporting a 60 percent drop in opioid prescriptions for injured workers, and a 74 percent reduction in expenditures on opioids prescribed to injured workers covered by State Fund. It’s all part of a strategy to deal with the opioid crisis launched four years ago. Dr. Dinesh Govindarao, State Fund’s chief medical officer, discussed the strategy with Insurance Journal. The post State Fund CMO Talks About Reducing Opioid Prescriptions for...

Duration:00:11:53

Ground Imagery Complements Aerial, Drone Footage

6/6/2018
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Dong Jentzsch, director of Geomni, a Verisk business, explains how smartphones and tablets can assist in capturing property photos that may be obscured from aerial view. The post Ground Imagery Complements Aerial, Drone Footage appeared first on Insurance Journal TV.

Duration:00:03:53

Aerial Imagery and Data Extraction Explained

6/6/2018
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Doug Jentzsch, director at Geomni, a Verisk business, explains the ways aerial imagery is derived and how property information is extracted from it. The post Aerial Imagery and Data Extraction Explained appeared first on Insurance Journal TV.

Duration:00:05:12

Lloyd’s New Index Highlights Risk to Cities Around World

6/6/2018
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Trevor Maynard, head of innovation at Lloyd’s, said the carrier’s new City Risk Index measures risk from 22 separate threats in 279 cities across the world. These risks go beyond natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and volcanoes, to include manmade risks like cyber-crime, interstate conflicts and market crashes. He spoke with Insurance Journal about the new index, and called out some of its biggest revelations about the risks to cities. The post Lloyd’s New Index...

Duration:00:10:28

“Power” Your Way to a Strong Brand & Culture Tony Wessling

6/4/2018
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So, you have a company with a catchy name, a nifty logo, and a website with some cool animation on it. Is that a brand? Probably not. Brand is an emotional, abstract concept that guides purchase decisions. The brand is shorthand for things people like or not like….Or wish to associate themselves with or disassociate with. And it takes time to build one. Amazon has been around since 1998. Starbucks launched in 1971, but it wasn’t a true brand until more than a decade later. Listen as Tony...

Duration:00:28:53

Adopting a Drone Inspection Program

6/4/2018
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Cory Shelton, head of UAV Technology at Geomni, a Verisk business, explains the pros and cons of using drones for property inspections and discusses what insurers need to consider in evaluating an in-house program versus third party drone service provider. The post Adopting a Drone Inspection Program appeared first on Insurance Journal TV.

Duration:00:04:15

4 ‘Big Bets’ on Personal Lines

5/21/2018
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Independent agencies that focus on personal lines with niches and dedicated producers are cleaning up, and Safeco President Tyler Asher wants more agents to join the cause. In this high-energy podcast, Asher outlines four bets the company is making on the future, to include “agent first,” “customer-centric,” “deeply digital,” and “innovation always.” He adds, “We are very optimistic about where independent agents are going with personal lines.” Safeco also has made a half-dozen investments...

Duration:00:21:47

Insureon President Offers Calming Words for Those Fearing AI Disruption

5/18/2018
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Jeff Somers, president of Insureon, said insurance professionals shouldn’t fear losing their jobs to artificial intelligence. Somers believes that while AI may eventually replace some insurance industry jobs, such a change is a long way off, and people will continue to be a part a critical part of the insurance process. In fact, Somers believes AI should be embraced, as it can help automate some of these simple service tasks that might consume a typical agent or broker’s time today. The...

Duration:00:08:15

How Connected Car Data Can Benefit Auto Insurance Lifecycle

5/16/2018
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Data derived from connected cars on the road today can improve auto insurance from both the insurer and insured perspective, according to Dawn Mortimer, AVP – IoT/Telematics Product Management at Verisk Insurance Solutions. Insurers can realize benefits in a number of departments, including underwriting, actuarial and claims while insureds benefit from more accurate rates and personalized services. The post How Connected Car Data Can Benefit Auto Insurance Lifecycle appeared first on...

Duration:00:08:03

The Role of Telematics in the Commercial Auto, Fleet Space

5/14/2018
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Though adopted early by personal lines insurers, telematics is just coming into its own in the commercial auto space, according to Zach Schmiesing, director, Commercial Lines, IoT/Telematics at Verisk Analytics. Insurers are examining the differences in commercial driving behavior to evaluate what types of services and discounts would best serve policyholders. Already used in u/w and claims, he sees the potential for great improvement in customer service. The post The Role of Telematics...

Duration:00:09:53

SPONSORED: The Whys and Lessons From the California Wildfires

5/8/2018
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Dr. Tom Jeffrey and Guy Kopperud share their views on why the fires were so devastating, the current state of rebuilding and what homeowners can do to help reduce risk. The post SPONSORED: The Whys and Lessons From the California Wildfires appeared first on Insurance Journal TV.

Duration:00:28:17

Industry Must Look Forward on Tech

5/7/2018
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How should traditional insurance carriers view emerging technology? They must be more proactive, says an enthusiastic insuretech executive, speaker and author Marty Agather (marty@magather.com). “From our industry’s perspective, we’ve been retrospective since day one. We look at history to inform us on where the industry will be. That model has worked in a fairly stable environment… But that has been turned upside down today and the pace of change is creating huge new opportunities for our...

Duration:00:26:28

Managing the ‘Brandabees’

4/23/2018
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In this podcast, you’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the brand strategy that led to INSURICA, an Oklahoma-based independent agency with 30 locations in six states generating a combined $100 million of revenue. Kevin Wellfare outlines lessons learned in what once was a collection of local agency acquisitions – and separate names on each door. “Once we got above seven offices, it became apparent to us that no one could knit the pieces of the puzzle together,” Kevin says. “You could not...

Duration:00:26:59

1,000 Insurance Agents and Broker Head to Congress

4/19/2018
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More than 1,000 insurance agents and brokers from around the country converged in Washington D.C. for the annual Big “I” Legislative Conference on April 18-20, 2018. High on their list as they lobbied Congress this year: Flood insurance renewal and reform, crop insurance renewal, implementation of tax reform and cyber security, among other issues. Charles Symington, senior vice president of External industry and Government Affairs for the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of...

Duration:00:07:41

Big “I” CEO Rusbuldt: National Flood Insurance Program Is Essential

4/19/2018
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After a number of short-term extensions, the national flood insurance program is set to expire once again – this time on July 31. That’s why the program’s renewal is so high on the list of legions of agents and brokers who lobbied Congress on April 19 as part of the annual Big “I” Legislative Conference in Washington D.C. In an interview on April 19th with Carrier Management Editor Mark Holmer, Bob Rusbuldt, president and CEO of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America,...

Duration:00:09:06

Innovation Takes Center Stage at OnRamp Insurance Conference

4/5/2018
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The OnRamp Insurance conference takes place at Soldier Field in Chicago on April 12. It’s a one-day event focused on insurance innovation and bringing together entrepreneurs, companies and investors for the mutual benefit of all. Troy Vosseller, co-founder of the OnRamp conference series and the startup accelerator, gener8tor, describes the genesis of the conference and the importance of fostering relationships between the three legs of the “entrepreneurial” stool. The post Innovation...

Duration:00:04:11

Super Regional Conference Recap: Panel: What is Driving Autonomous Vehicles, Telematics and Continuous Information?

4/2/2018
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Thank you for listening to the Super Regional P/C Insurance Conference Recap, a podcast where we share keynotes and panel discussions from the 2017 Super Regional Event. Joe Petrelli moderates this interesting panel tackling the trends and challenges of autonomous vehicles. For more information about our 2018 Conference, visit superregional.net. The post Super Regional Conference Recap: Panel: What is Driving Autonomous Vehicles, Telematics and Continuous Information? appeared first on...

Duration:01:11:40