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I’m a research guy who reads newly published academic articles like people used to read the morning paper. So, in my efforts to understand the value of safety training, I naturally dove into the research. During this process, I read a broad spectrum of safety research...read more
What is silent evidence? How can I look for it? What benefit does it provide? As technology advances, companies are continuing to get better and better at capturing, manipulating, and examining data. One of the many results of this improvement is that the ability to...read more
Summary: The Financial Accounting Standard Board’s (FASB) accounting update related to disclosures about short duration contracts (ASU 2015-09) requires that insurance entities disclose specific information related to the liability for unpaid claims and claims...read more
When a company begins the due diligence process for acquiring another entity, several actuarial factors must be considered. For risk related specifically to property and casualty, the main question needing to be answered pertains to the actual liabilities being...read more
The types of calls I receive on analytics typically fall into two categories. One is from producers who lost an account because the competition offered an analytics-based decision approach. As a result, they want to know how to go up against this type of broker in the...read more
Throughout SIGMA’s experience with supporting and improving the Loss Forecaster software, one question has appeared time and time again from our users: why would they transition from utilizing Loss Forecaster to engaging SIGMA in an actuarial analysis, and how do...read more