Resources, Documentation, and Briefings
RiskLink 15.0 Resources
Please visit and bookmark the version 15.0 resources page for continual updates and new information about available or upcoming version 15.0 resources.
January CCRA Exam: Registration Opens December 17
Registration for the January 28, 2016, CCRA exam opens on December 17, 2015. This exam sitting will be offered at the RMS offices in Newark, Hoboken, London, Peoria, and Minneapolis. It is open to RMS clients and employees who have completed the instructor-led CCRA course and passed three self-study peril courses. Registration closes January 14; the next 2016 sitting for the exam will be April 28.
Registration, more information, and the complete 2016 schedule are available on the training page on Owl. If you have questions, please contact Deb Dahlby.
2016 CCRA Training Program: Registration Opens January 4 for Hoboken, NJ, Session
The RMS Certified Catastrophe Risk Analyst (CCRA) Training Program is designed to fast-track individuals with an intermediate level of catastrophe modeling experience to an advanced understanding of models and loss estimates. Participants gain a solid foundation of core concepts essential for interpreting and applying loss estimates, and they become skilled at the critical assessment of assumptions that affect catastrophe model results.
The Hoboken, New Jersey, instructor-led session of the CCRA will be held March 8-11, 2016. Registration is limited to RMS clients only and opens on January 4. Register early as sessions can fill quickly. More information and the complete 2016 schedule are available on the training page on Owl.
New Clustered View for Europe Windstorm
RMS will release a new clustered view for the Europe windstorm peril in RiskLink 16.0. Clients licensing the Europe Windstorm Models can gain access to this new clustered view of risk upon request beginning January 12, 2016. More information on pre-release access will be provided by account management teams.
Pre-release guidance materials are now available on Owl:
Note that this early release will also provide a fix for Known Issue RLRB-2140, which only impacts Simulation Platform results for the North America Severe Convective Storm Model.
Singapore Exposure Data
This month, RMS has released a new set of exposure data sets for Singapore. Available to licensing clients, the data sets consist of an Economic Exposure Database and Industrial Clusters Catalogs. Together with this latest addition to the ever-growing APAC exposure data sets, RMS now covers 11 countries and territories in the region. Please refer to the executive briefing on Owl for more information.
Offshore Platform Industry Exposure Database Update
The October-November 2015 update to the Offshore Platform Industry Exposure Database is now available on Owl for licensed clients. The update incorporates the latest information about mobile rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. This is the final update for the 2015 hurricane season; updates will resume just prior to the start of the 2016 hurricane season. Licensed users can find the updated spreadsheet, titled "Exposure Data Sets," in the product library under "Other Products."
New: RiskClips Videos on Owl
The RMS Online Learning Team is pleased to introduce RiskClips, our newest method of delivering quick and dynamic video learning. These searchable videos consist of a two-to-five minute presentation on a specific topic. Seven RiskClips are currently available in the library/video section of Owl:
- Uncertainty and Volatility
- AAL From ELT and in Simulation
- Adjustments to Storm Surge Ground-Up Loss
- Floors Below Grade/Basements in v15 NAHU
- Spider Accumulations
- Terrorism Scenario Model Accumulations
- Earthquakes: Epicenters vs. Rupture Areas
Visit often as more topics will be posted soon.
Got Feedback or Ideas for Owl? We’d Like to Hear From You!
The RMS Owl team is hard at work building additional functionality for release in 2016. We’d like to hear your ideas or requests for enhancement. Simply use the “Feedback” button located in the top right corner of every page.