Data without Context: Time to Think Beyond Spreadsheets

The first version of Microsoft Excel was released for the Macintosh in 1985. It wasn’t the first spreadsheet software (that award goes to IBM’s VisiCalc, released 1979), but Excel quickly became a must-havefor every risk and insurance professional Excel was a game-changer during its time. But with the amount of data and the growing complexity…

Maptycs Shifting Gears in the Insurance Industry

Jannatul Yesmin ~ Guest Author The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) hosts an annual conference in which around 10,000 corporate, non-profit, charitable or government risk managers and insurance professionals gather around to discuss the burning challenges the industry faces. This year the conference featured several companies that have decided to take the initiative towards…