7 Safety Trends to Address in Today’s Evolving Workplace

Monumental changes in how and where work is performed creates new risk and safety challenges. This session at the RIMS 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibition examined emerging workplace risks and effective safety strategies to address them. Speakers included: Larry Pearlman, Senior Vice President, Workforce Strategies Practice, Marsh Timothy Martin, Global Health and Safety Manager, Steelcase, […]

Claims Management: The Largest Component of Total Cost of Risk

Total cost of risk (TCOR) is a term that represents the sum of all aspects of an organization’s operations that relate to risk. Unlike insurance premiums, which you may not have much control over, the indirect costs related to claims is an area where you can influence cost minimizing. This session at the RIMS 2019 […]

Avoid Scandal: Stop Digital Tech Abuse by Employees Before it Starts

Digital technology presents its own unique set of challenges to an organization. Creating a digital governance framework can help address those concerns. In this session at RIMS 2019 Conference and Exhibition, Genevieve Grabman, author of The Technology Takers, explained the ability of such a framework to establish responsibility for policies and procedures and monitor compliance. […]

Telerehab: The Future is Here and Now

Telerehab has become an exceedingly-popular method for occupational and physical therapy treatment options. This session at WCI’s 2018 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference explored the evolution of telerehab, including benefits and limitations The panel included: Michelle Despres, PT, CEAS II, Vice President, National Product Leader, One Call Aideen Turner, MPT, Cert. MDT, CEAS, CEO, Virtual Physical […]

Blockchain and Its Impact on Insurance

This session at the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk Summit provided a basic understanding of blockchain technology and its potential application to the insurance industry. Speakers included: Neeraj Sahni, Senior Vice President, Willis Towers Watson Cristina Dolan, Co-Founder & COO, iXledger Meghan Hannes, Vice President, Cyber Product Leader, AXIS Scott Diamond, Managing Partner, Chicago Digital Asset Network […]

Police Body Cameras: Technology & Usage Issues are Growing

This session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference featured the following speakers: Richard A. Spiers, CPCU, ARM, ARe Attorney Samuel C. Hall, Jr. Federal and state laws, with input from the ACLU,  are evolving regarding the information collected and stored by cameras. When the cameras should be turned on is another media topic. In addition, issues […]

Disruptive Technologies: The Public Sector’s Role

In this brief session at PRIMA’s 2018 Annual Conference, Jose Peralta, ARM – Director of Public Sector Practice – Aon, highlighted the involvement of smart cities and the need of risk management to be consistently and intimately involved in the research, development, and execution of technology advancement initiatives. As urbanization in the U.S. and globally continues to grow, […]

Wearable Technology and Workers’ Compensation

At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, Tom Ryan from Willis Towers Watson talked about wearable technology in workers’ compensation. Wearables are devices worn on the body that collect information about you and your environment. That information is then provided wirelessly for processing and reporting. One of the concerns around the use of wearable technology in […]

Emerging Risks: Drones, AI and Autonomous Vehicles

At the 2018 RIMS Annual Conference, Harry Rhulen from Firestorm talked about emerging risks from drones, artificial intelligence (AI), and autonomous vehicles. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are not the same thing. Artificial intelligence means computer systems are able to perform tasks that usually require human intelligence, including visual perception, speech recognition, decision making and […]

Technology’s Impact on the Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Industries

At the 2018 CLM/Business Insurance Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality Conference, a panel discussed the impact that technology is having on these industries. The panel included: Marsha Bonner – Chief Risk and Benefits Officer; RLJ Lodging Trust Venkat Kandru – EVP, IT; The Howard Hughes Corporation Kim Sanders – Senior Director of Risk Management; Brinker International […]

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