Perry Rotella and Nigel DeFreitas

Perry Rotella is senior vice president and chief information officer and Nigel DeFreitas is chief application architect at Verisk Analytics, a leading source of information about risk for professionals in many fields, including property/casualty insurance, mortgage, healthcare, government, supply chain, and risk management.

Articles by Perry Rotella and Nigel DeFreitas

It is an understatement to say we're witnessing an example of Moore's Law — which states the number of transistors on a chip will double approximately every two years — as we seek to manage the explosion of big data. Given the impact this new wealth of information has on hundreds of millions of business transactions, there's an urgent need to look beyond traditional insight-generation tools and techniques. It's critical we develop new tools and skills to extract the insights that organizations seek through predictive analytics.

Posted October 10, 2012