Get a Grip

November 2005
TechDecisions;Nov2005, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p20
Provides information on the use of risk modeling and predictive analytic tools by insurance companies. Information on the risk-modeling software used by Greater New York Insurance; Combination of several technology pieces by GE Insurance Solutions to achieve its model; Availability of terrorism models.


Related Articles

  • The Role of Financial Instruments in Integrated Catastrophic Flood Management. Ermolieva, Tatiana; Ermoliev, Yuri; Fischer, Guenther; Galambos, Istvan // Multinational Finance Journal;Sep-Dec2003, Vol. 7 Issue 3/4, p207 

    The main goal of this paper is to develop a flood management model that takes into account the specifics of catastrophic risk management: highly mutually dependent losses, the lack of information, the need for long-term perspectives and explicit analyses of spatial and temporal heterogeneities...

  • PROTECTING AGAINST PHYSICAL DANGER.  // USA Today Magazine;Apr2002, Vol. 130 Issue 2683, p3 

    Outlines steps that small businesses can take to prepare financially for a catastrophe. Assessment of potential risk; Ways to minimize or prevent damages from disasters.

  • The Realities of Building Emergency Management Capacity. Clovis Jr., Samuel H. // PA Times;Aug2008, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p4 

    The article offers information on the realities of building emergency management. There are several reasons why emergency management does not receive higher interest in public budget development. One is most jurisdictions make an implicit or explicit risk assessment. Another is most...

  • THE FURY: Preparing for Natural Disasters. Marlow, Ian M.; Slatter, Mary; Wozniak, Tom // Risk Management (00355593);May2006, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p10 

    The article discusses how facility and property managers can better prepare for future storms and decrease their risk of damage. Proactive planning and management will better preserve the assets of commercial property companies and reduce possible economic loss for owners, tenants and the...

  • Surviving by Committee. Robertson, Guy // Feliciter;2013, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p30 

    The article focuses on disaster preparedness planning in six weeks. The author advises that the first week should be devoted to reviewing plans and risks which include reviewing documented old disaster plans. He says that the third week should be devoted to emergency response training and...

  • READY FOR ANYTHING. Biechman, John // Journal of Housing & Community Development;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p18 

    Reports on the emergency preparedness and continuity of operation planning standard created by the U.S. National Fire Protection Association for local housing agencies. Agencies which have endorsed the standard; Accreditation by the American National Standards Institute; Hazard identification...

  • EDITORIAL: BUILT ENVIRONMENT PERSPECTIVES ON POST-DISASTER RECONSTRUCTION. von Meding, Jason; Mackee, Jamie; Gajendran, Thayaparan // ArchNet-IJAR;Nov2013 Special Issue, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p8 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including post-disaster reconstruction, the impacts disasters on people and places, and approaches for disaster risk reduction.

  • The Road Ahead. Ludlow, Sharon // Canadian Underwriter;Jul2011, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p18 

    The article discusses the strategies adopted by Canada to address the key issues faced by its property and casualty industry, namely earthquake response and the regulator's increased focus on capital. It cites "The Great British Columbia Shake Out" as a disaster planning that can help in...

  • BIG SHOP OF HORRORS. Brown, Stuart F. // Fortune;4/5/2004, Vol. 149 Issue 7, p436B 

    Examines the efforts of FM Global Insurance to unlock the secrets of disaster so as to prevent them. Details of a $78 million research campus; Aspects of research projects; Details of a fire-testing burn lab; Testing of hurricane-force wind blown projectiles; Evaluation of fire-suppressant...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics