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February 1, 2013

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  • Experts: Carriers must do more to benefit from predictive analytics
    Insurers need professionals who can interpret data and for their information-technology teams to be swift in creating and deploying predictive models, experts say. Carriers pursuing predictive analytics with limited data resources can include public data to keep up with "resource-rich insurers," a Towers Watson study says. (1/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Why Platform Matters When Choosing an ERP System
In order to survive, grow, and compete in the digital age, organizations need an ERP that is highly flexible and able to adapt. So, what are the tough platform questions you should ask yourself when shopping for an ERP?
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  • Execs: Risk managers must address C-suite concerns on captives
    Risk managers will be more likely to get executives' support for forming a captive insurer if they present the idea based on the priorities and concerns of the C-suite, two speakers said at an industry event. John Alberici, chairman of a construction firm, said he was persuaded to create a captive after realizing that his firm's margin would benefit if insurance costs were lowered. "So for me it made sense to attack it from that side," he said. Business Insurance (tiered subscription model) (1/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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Get with the flow. How payment processing affects cash flow.
Cash flow is the lubricant of business. Without a healthy cash flow, business dries up. It stops. It can't function. Which is why it is vital to keep the revenues coming in as the expenses go out. But there's one aspect of cash flow that many of us are not aware of. It is how managing credit cards and other such non-cash payments affect cash flow. Turns out it has a huge affect. Download the free guide today.
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  • Fla. lawmakers ready a property insurance overhaul
    Lawmakers intend to reveal a draft of legislation that seeks major changes to Florida's property insurance market. Preparing a proposal that will get the support of the Legislature would be difficult, said David Simmons, chairman of the Senate Banking and Insurance Committee. Democratic lawmakers say they expect to fight any measure that could drive insurance-rate increases. Insurance Journal (1/31), Insurance Journal (1/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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