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Alliances & Partners

Forming strategic alliances and partnering with other product and service providers makes it possible for Pinnacle to enhance and expand the high-quality services we offer. These partnerships give our customers access to additional products and expertise that will help them analyze and manage risk to make better business decisions. 

Current Pinnacle alliances and partners include:

Clyde Analytics

Clyde Analytics offers a full‐service predictive analytics software platform, combining an easy to use interface with technical flexibility that helps customers achieve their corporate objectives. Clyde’s software solution includes generalized linear model (GLM), non‐parametric machine learning, and optimization techniques, including loss cost modeling, retention and conversion analyses, rating factor optimization, and claims analytics. When partnered with Pinnacle’s predictive analytics expertise, our desire for knowledge sharing and information transfer and our extensive actuarial consulting knowledge, we can offer clients cutting‐edge predictive analytics software and solutions used for advanced predictive modeling.

Vertafore

​Vertafore is a leading provider of connected technology and information solutions to the insurance industry serving more than 20,000 agency, carrier and MGA customers. Pinnacle and Vertafore will be collaborating by engaging individual customers on custom projects, developing industry solutions, and producing cutting edge research. The analysis of Vertafore’s expansive insurance data set will offer new insights into consumer behavior, industry trends and insurer competitive position. Pinnacle and Vertafore’s combined offerings will empower insurers to better monitor market position and make informed decisions.

Illinois State University

ISU’s actuarial science and risk management program has long been recognized as one of the top in the nation with graduates at companies nationwide and faculty that develops students through the examination process. Enhancing this program is the Katie School of Insurance and Financial Services which educates students on the business side of insurance such as underwriting, operations and claims adjusting. Pinnacle actively supports the students of the actuarial science program through presentations throughout the year, individual career mentoring, internship opportunities during both the school year and summer, and the offering of an annual scholarship. Pinnacle’s relationship involves collaborative research and joint participation in professional education seminars. Pinnacle sits on the Insurance Advisory Board of Executives at the Katie School.

Marshall & Swift / Boeckh (MSB)

Marshall & Swift / Boeckh (MSB), a CoreLogic company, is the leading supplier of local building cost information, residential and commercial property valuation technology and services for the property and casualty insurance sector in the United States and Canada. MSB has five offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit MSB’s website at www.msbinfo.com. Pinnacle has partnered with MSB to maintain and support PerilVision and Inspectview. Using MSB’s property intelligence and Pinnacle’s predictive analytic expertise, PerilVision delivers peril-specific scores and a composite score to predict loss potential on each household. InspectView uses predictive analytics to provide property insurance companies with information to make more effective inspection decisions. We can maximize your PerilVision evaluation and implementation with more than a decade of predictive analytic experience and our pricing and underwriting expertise.

SAS Institute Inc.

SAS Institute Inc. SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. SAS gives you THE POWER TO KNOW®. Pinnacle is a SAS Alliance Consulting Partner using SAS® products and platforms, including SAS STAT and SAS Enterprise Miner. Pinnacle also develops customized applications for the insurance industry and jointly markets SAS products and Pinnacle and SAS consulting services to the insurance industry.

BMS Group

The BMS Group is an independent global broker founded in 1980 as a specialist reinsurance broker with clients in London, Bermuda and North America. BMS delivers expert analysis, modeling and transactional services, including actuarial solutions, reinsurer financial analysis, catastrophe modeling and other services. Together, BMS and Pinnacle supply predictive modeling analyses and implementation support to BMS clients as part of a joint venture exclusive to BMS.

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