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Big Bad Voodoo Data*

Is charging consumers more for their insurance because they use a Hotmail email account or have a “non-English sounding” name a valid application of predictive modeling or does it constitute presumptive modeling? Does it matter if “big data” is riddled with bad data and bogus information as long as it improves insurer expense ratios? Is this the insurance industry’s version of voodoo economics?

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LinkedIn Learning

Want to broaden your insurance education horizons? Then I encourage you to connect and join my LinkedIn profile and discussion group. Here are 6 examples of what you’re missing by not connecting….

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Recommended Insurance Blogs and Newsletters

Over the years, I have subscribed to many newsletters and, more commonly today, blogs. But there is a limit to how much time one can invest in perusing them. As a result, in recent years, I have culled my preferred reading list down to just a few daily, weekly and monthly publications. In case you’re interested, the following are the only ones I currently subscribe to.

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Big, Bad Data

A slew of startups claim they can place insurance by asking few, if any, questions. They say they can rely on “big data” bots and algorithms. Really?

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