Louisiana Comp Blog’s upcoming tech conference, Spotlight on Solutions, will bring together various stakeholders in the workers’ comp industry on June 15th in New Orleans to discuss how technology is changing comp and where we’re headed in the age of endless information. Leading up to the conference, this Q&A series will allow attendees to learn more about our presenters and what they have to offer. Below, Dr. Fraser Gaspar, epidemiologist with ReedGroup in Colorado, talks about his background and how tech can encourage collaboration in problem-solving.
The 2018 LWC Labor Summit in New Orleans March 21-23 is meant to bring a variety of sectors in Louisiana together to discuss issues ranging from workers’ compensation to safety to recruitment. On Wednesday, a panel of experts from tech companies with a Louisiana footprint discussed the “talent pipeline” and how the technology workforce in Louisiana can grow. Two aspects of this growth that the panel addressed repeatedly were recruitment challenges and non-traditional candidates for tech jobs.
“Predictive analytics” as a tech tool has been a part of the insurance business conversation for some time now. The idea behind the technology is to aid underwriters and others to make the best pricing decisions possible based on targeted analysis of claims data. Predictive analytics was addressed briefly in the first part of this series on technology and its relationship the millennial workforce. Below, in the second part of Louisiana Comp Blog’s “Tech Trends” series, Joe Burgess, business development expert with Nevada-based CHSI Technologies, offers his perspective on how predictive analytics can benefit small workers’ comp companies.