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Severe Burns

January 1, 2017 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Water losses may be high on the list of claims professionals’ concerns, but disasters in Tianjin, China, Oakland, California and Fort McMurray, Alberta serve as poignant reminders that fire is still a major cause of insured loss for commercial properties. Risk mitigation measures – such as sprinkler systems – can help reduce frequency and severity. But some insurance professionals point out that the use of plastics in manufacturing, expensive equipment and a lack of alternate facilities can exacerbate the severity of an industrial fire.

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Business intelligence data analytics users in U.S. say structured data tops unstructured data: Clutch

August 16, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The lion’s share of business intelligence (BI) data analytics users in the United States taking part in a recent Clutch survey regard structured data like internal information as more important than unstructured data, such as social networks. In all, 83%

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Some challenges remain in accessing, using valuable business intelligence data: U.S. survey

May 24, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

A new survey out of the United States shows wide agreement that business intelligence (BI) data can provide a company with a competitive edge, but ongoing challenges remain about how best to get and use that information. Washington, D.C.-based B2B