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Reflections on the 2016 Insurance Analytics Conference
Last month I had the opportunity to attend the 2016 Insurance Analytics Conference (IAC), a two-day event which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The IAC is a unique forum that attracts some of the most prominent figures in the insurance analytics arena. They gather together to share their success stories using data science and to advocate for the universal adoption of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive modeling as holistic approach in analyzing insurance-related data.
Puerto Rico – A Domicile on the Move
Rob Walling November 30, 2016 Posted in: Blog Posts, Alternative Markets, Captives
During the first week of November my colleague, Arthur Randolph, and I had the opportunity to visit a number of the key service providers in Puerto Rico and experience firsthand the dynamic activity of this captive insurance domicile.
Election 2016:  A Real-Life Example of the Importance of Understanding Your Model
Zach Brogadir November 22, 2016 Posted in: Blog Posts, Predictive Analytics
The 2016 Presidential Election was the most divisive of my lifetime. The candidates presented very different outlooks, sparking fierce debate among American citizens. Interestingly, it wasn’t just voters who were divided by this election. Predictive modelers were likewise involved in their own election-driven debate.
Recent Trends in Personal Auto Insurance Costs
Recently emerging cost trends in the world of personal auto insurance have disrupted an environment previously known for its underwriting profitability and predictable claim severity patterns. During the past year, we have seen increasing pure premium trends across all major coverages. What is driving these trends? Will they continue into the future? And might current private passenger automobile rating plans account for variables affecting these pure premium increases?
Pinnacle Demonstrates its Commitment to Local Community
Laura Maxwell October 27, 2016 Posted in: Blog Posts, Community Involvement
Bishop Ranch, home of Pinnacle’s San Francisco area office, provides many opportunities for its tenants to meet. Bishop Ranch recently asked us to volunteer at the Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley’s Muir Ridge Development in Martinez, California. I used my Pinnacle Community Service day to volunteer – and also volunteered my husband.
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