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Registration opens for Dive In’s 2022 festival

This year’s festival will focus on building braver, psychologically safe workplaces – both on and offline – that allow people to feel safe, valued, respected and free to express themselves. Events all over the world will tackle topics including religion, neurodiversity, sexuality and mental health. In the US, “Religious Equality 101: What to Know and … Read more

Hail damage – how technology and data insights can manage property risk

“The underlying component [to hail losses] is climate change. We’re seeing more storms that are more catastrophic,” said Randy Ishikawa, director of home insurance solutions at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. The rising cost of materials and limited availability due to supply chain disruptions add to insurers’ claims headaches. Read more: Catastrophic weather caused 39% of all … Read more

The insurtech “hot air balloon” has a tear

This month, Gallagher Re released its quarterly insurtech report, and found that while funding had improved on Q1 into Q2, it remained more than 50% lower on a prior year basis. Read more: Insurtech funding recovers from Q1 slowdown Insurtechs have witnessed a spate of layoffs. In recent months there has been at least one … Read more

Automotive hacking – the cyber risk auto insurers must consider

“When you think about how thefts of vehicles happened traditionally, somebody needed to hotwire or manually break into a vehicle,” said Sandee Perfetto (pictured), senior director of personal lines core products for underwriting solutions at Verisk. “Now you have more connectivity that potentially leads to more access points in the vehicle, as well as through … Read more

Technology is a vital puzzle to solve: Cincinnati Insurance’s CIO

Kellington has served for 12 years now as CIO for Cincinnati Insurance, a carrier that produced $6.8 billion in net written premium in 2021. The company employs close to 5,200 people and is active in 46 states. It offers business, home, auto and life insurance coverage, as well as reinsurance and its Lloyd’s operations. Kellington’s … Read more

Public entities face tricky 7/1 renewals as (re)insurers dodge volatile liability arena

Public entities underpin state and local infrastructure, providing crucial services like law enforcement, schooling, and social care to communities across the United States. When delivering these services, public entities face an increasingly complex risk landscape, including climate change, civil unrest, social inflation, and other growing liability exposures. In recent years, mainstream media has been rife … Read more

Learning Tools Interoperability And The LMS

Learning Technology Interoperability At the core of eLearning delivery, there lies a Learning Management System (LMS) that not only hosts the learning content but also creates an environment of learning that incorporates the content, the learner, the service provider, and the entire learning experience. The Limitation Of The LMS LMSs are basically content and user … Read more

Use STEAM Gamification To Engross Students

Benefits Of STEAM Gamification The US Department of Education states that our nation’s kids must be prepared to use knowledge and enhance their problem-solving abilities. To analyze and acquire evidence, they must be ready to make decisions in an ever-changing and increasingly complex environment. This is precisely what STEM education advocates for today’s youth. STEM … Read more

Impacting And Enabling Lifelong Education

Focusing On Growth, Engagement, And User Experience Early on, the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation team recognized that nonprofits serving their communities around the world lacked access to training. Recognizing Cornerstone had the right technology and relevant eLearning resources, the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation utilized the Cornerstone Extended Enterprise learning platform to launch programs such as DisasterReady—the largest … Read more

eLearning Skills 2030: Cybersecurity Skills

Reframe The Issue, Stay Informed, And Stay Vigilant As machines become increasingly accurate and intelligent, we humans will need to sharpen our cognitive skills. One of your primary responsibilities as a Learning and Development leader is to ensure that you empower the workforce to develop the four sets of skills that are critical to thriving … Read more