High-Tech Prep

Cavanaugh, Bonnie Brewer
September 2008
Best's Review;Sep2008, Vol. 109 Issue 5, p74
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the importance of disaster planning tools on independent agents and brokers in the U.S. It examines the basic tools and services offered by several modeling firms, including the Severe Convective Storm Model from RMS. RMS believes that insurers need these tools since they are the people who first underwrite the risk. Gail McGiffin of Accenture cited three catastrophic disasters, including Hurricane Katrina, as the drivers of the growth of disaster planning technology.


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