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Thank You Tech Cast Global!!!

July 25, 2014 Insurance Topics 0

TechCast Global, which contributed significantly to my Contingencies article about disruptive technology and its effect on actuaries, the insurance industry…Read More

Thanks to the Actuarial Pug for the Re-Post

July 8, 2014 Insurance Topics 2

Sometimes when I write an article I have no idea how popular it will be. I am pleased to thank…Read More

Thanks to Jim Carroll

July 7, 2014 Insurance Topics 0

Internationally recognized futurist Jim Carroll published his impressions of my article, Fast Forward: Emerging Technology and Actuarial Practice.  “It’s a…Read More

Disruptive Technology, Actuaries and the Rest of Us

July 1, 2014 Insurance Topics 6

Disruptive technology — defined as a new technology that unexpectedly displaces the established one — will change most professions. In…Read More

The Other Reason for Rising Workers’ Comp Premiums

May 2, 2014 Insurance Topics 1

Workers’ compensation premiums are on the rise with little hint of near-term relief. To figure out why, workers’ comp experts…Read More

What Happens After Actuaries Retire

March 11, 2014 Insurance Topics 0

Is there life after actuaries retire? The answer is a resounding “yes” — and that more abundantly! That was my…Read More

Actuarial and IT Professionals Need Each Other

March 3, 2014 Insurance Topics 3

From developing innovative solutions to satisfying mounting compliance requirements, actuaries and IT professionals must learn to come together. Unfortunately, both…Read More

Actuaries Recommend Their Favorite Apps

January 9, 2014 Insurance Topics 0

With over one million apps available for Apple mobile devices alone, figuring out the best ones to use can be…Read More

Actuary Helped Form Workers’ Comp, Social Security, Casualty Actuary Society

December 5, 2013 Insurance Topics 0

Since the insurance industry and its actuaries tend to be politically conservative, it might surprise people to know that it…Read More

Workers’ Compensation Insurance Profitable in 2012

November 22, 2013 Insurance Topics 4

Private workers’ compensation insurers earned $6.20 of profits for every $100 of net premiums. This is according to the article, Workers’ Compensation…Read More