Podcasts & Blogs

Featuring emerging issues impacting the public risk management community, listen and read these resources to remain cognizant of best practices in the profession!
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Understanding & Preventing Ransomware Attacks Against Public Safety (Part 2))

Ransomware is a perfect example of what risk management expert Gordon Graham calls “external international misconduct”—or put simply, bad behavior by bad people.

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Where Are They Now: Carl Amritt

Carl Amritt shares best practices for new risk managers and his takeaways from the 2018 PRIMA Annual Conference. Carl then delves into lessons learned since he entered the field of risk management post-graduation and since his Annual Conference experience.

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Strategic Business Partnerships – Risks, Rewards & Results

Dalene Bartholomew talks about the risks, rewards and getting positive results of strategic business partnerships. She explains how organizations utilize outsourcing of service providers to reach their goals, specifically for the insurance industry.

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Where Are They Now: Nicholas Esty

Nicholas Esty was a PRIMA Annual Conference Scholarship recipient in 2017. He speaks on the education sessions that stood out to him at the 2017 Annual Conference as well as some of the other activities that were offered. He emphasizes how the conference provided an overall educational and fun experience that also led to great networking opportunities. 

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Understanding & Preventing Ransomware Attacks Against Public Safety (Part 1)

While ransomware is a key concern for any business, such attacks on local government and public safety agencies threaten lives, not just the bottom line. Why are public safety agencies a target for ransomware attacks, and why are these attacks growing? Perhaps most important, how can local governments protect themselves? 

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Where Are They Now: Debolina McClellan

Debolina McClellan was awarded the PRIMA Annual Conference Student Scholarship in 2014. You’ll hear her experience attending the conference and the benefits of her mentorship. She also speaks on the networking opportunities provided by the conference and how they influenced her career journey.

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Best Practices for Timely, Relative and Effective Communication with Your Pool Members

As a pool communications director, I occasionally wish I had the superpower to insert knowledge into our members’ heads; instead, it’s necessary to use the more effective power of communication.

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Artificial Intelligence And Modern Claims Handling

Karl Miller shares the three models of artificial intelligence (AI): predictive, proactive and problem solving, while providing examples of how technology facilitates these processes as it relates to claims.

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Moving Risk Assessment Beyond Heat Maps: Obtaining Meaningful Risk Data to Inform Decision-Making

While heat maps can depict the volume of risks and provide slight context about an organization’s general exposure to risk, heat maps do not provide meaningful data or detail to inform decision-making.

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