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Big Data and ML Data Management in the Insurance Space


Big Data Management and ML in the Insurance Industry Long before the term big data was coined, the insurance industry was dealing with large volumes of structured and unstructured data. Fast forward to the Internet of Things and the volume and velocity of data is coming fast and furiously. Add to that the highly regulated nature of Insurance, and you have a complex and every changing environment. How are insurers and providers dealing with this influx of data? How do we balance that with meeting the needs of many stakeholders with different expectations of quality and usability? Learn how we are using Big Data and Machine Learning to improve the quality of data we receive and improve the products and services we deliver.

Who is this presentation for?

Prerequisite knowledge:
Assumes basic knowledge of the insurance and regulatory environment

What you'll learn?
Data Management best practices and operational use cases


Tracy Spadola is vice president of strategic data operations at Verisk Analytics. Tracy is responsible for the development and execution of ISO’s data strategy, improving the organization's ability to deliver products, services, analytics, and insights. She and her team are currently innovating in systems modernization, RPA and machine learning. Previously Tracy was the practice lead for insurance industry consulting at Teradata. Tracy is a recognized leader in the insurance data management field and a frequent speaker at industry and training events run by leading organizations, including ACORD, the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), IDMA and others. She has authored several articles on the topics of data management, data governance, and stewardship. She is a contributor to the recently published ‘Introduction to Data Management Functions and Tools’ textbook, part of the revised IDMA curriculum. Tracy graduated with a B.S in management information systems from Excelsior College and a master of science in organizational leadership from Quinnipiac University. She is a Fellow of the Insurance Data Management Association (FIDM), a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), and a Certified Insurance Data Manager (CIDM).