Riskonnect Webinar

Riskonnect Webinar

Advisen Webinar hosted by Riskonnect,
with Special Guests:

Dave Tweedy, Directory of Risk Management Information Systems, Bickmore

David Bradford, President, Research & Editorial division, Advisen

Jack Tatum, Vice President, Global Business Development, Riskonnect


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What is the Return On Investment (ROI) of a RMIS?

Tuesday, November 11
11:00 am ET

Riskonnect’s Jack Tatum, Bickmore’s Dave Tweedy, Advisen’s David Bradford, and other panelists will discuss the ROI of RMIS technologies. How do Risk Managers quantify the ROI of a RMIS implementation? What factors contribute to how RMIS technology is evaluated

Webinar Topics to be discussed:

  • What factors influence the ROI valuation?
  • What are qualitative vs quantitative ROI gains?
  • When does RMIS implementation ROI peak?
  • What are the characteristics of situations that indicate a low ROI value ahead?


Meet The Panel:

Dave TweedyDave Tweedy: Director of Risk Management Information Systems, Bickmore

David Tweedy brings over thirty years of risk technology and claims management experience to Bickmore’s Risk Information Solutions Department. He provides both private and public sector clients with risk information technology strategies creating premium solutions in this ever changing and growing area of risk management. As a leading expert in RMIS and claims management he has worked with a variety of organizations, from large corporations to public entities in assessing and redesigning insurer, TPA and independent based systems and improve their efficiency from technical, data quality and functional perspectives.

David is an internationally recognized expert in the RMIS and claims management arena, having served in senior consultative roles for Marsh Risk Consulting, IBM Global Services, Deloitte & Touche, and Betterley Risk Consultants. He has over thirty years of experience as a risk management consultant.

Prior to joining Bickmore, David worked for Albert Risk Management Consultants (ARMC) for over six
years. He was the leader of the firm’s Risk Information Consulting practice and provided corporate and public sector clients with risk information technology advice and services including risk management information system (RMIS) industry competitive analysis studies, RMIS and technology audits, system design, selection and implementation projects, existing system maximization studies, and data management problem projects.

He has been published in Risk Management Magazine, The John Liner Review, The Journal of Workers Compensation, the Journal of Accountancy, Corporate Cash Flow, Corporate Cover and Global Risk Manager. He has authored a “consumers report” style review of major risk and claims management information systems since 1984, called RMIS Review, most recently published by IRMI and now to be published by Advisen. He also co‐authored Standard Publishing’s Workers Compensation Claims Management manual and wrote the chapter on RMIS in the ARM 55 textbook.

David is a frequent speaker before various groups on risk technology and claims management issues including national, regional and local conferences of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), Public Risk Insurance Management Agency (PRIMA) and several insurance system vendor/users’ groups. He has also addressed international risk management audiences in Singapore and Helsinki, Finland, at their RIMS conventions on risk technology issues.

bio-dave-bradford-600x800David Bradford: President, Research & Editorial division, Advisen (moderator)

Chris Thorn is the Senior Manager of Payments & Risk at Southwest Airlines Co. His responsibilities encompass overseeing the Company’s risk management program, procuring insurance coverage, and complex commercial aviation claims handling. Chris’ approach to building and expanding Southwest’s core value is through teamwork– whether it’s across the hall or across the country. His efforts to prevent and mitigate risk are recognized within the commercial aviation and insurance industries where he was featured in the March 2012 cover story for Risk & Insurance. His innovative risk strategies have been written about in Business Insurance and National Underwriter. Chris is a CPA and holds a BSBA in Accounting from the University of Arkansas. He has been with Southwest since 1996. Chris has served on the board of directors for a nonprofit charity, Metro Relief and his church, Horizons Church of The Colony. He and his wife live in Carrollton, Texas, and have three children.


Jack Tatum (1)Jack Tatum: Vice President, Global Business Development, Riskonnect

Jack Tatum is a proven leader in the risk management industry, with over 29 years of experience with major insurance brokerages, third party administrators and technology groups, including Risk Sciences Group (RSG), Crawford & Co., Marsh and Willis North America. In his role as Vice President, Global Business Development, Tatum is charged with advancing the adoption of Riskonnect technology across the global market and with accelerating Riskonnect customer success. His passion for Riskonnect’s innovation and his dedication to empowering clients have been instrumental in building the world’s most powerful risk management work platform.

Tatum spent the first 15 years of his career at RSG, as a Risk Management Information System (RMIS) developer, bringing specific expertise in claims, safety, worker’s compensation, medical management and property risk control. He eventually took over the executive leadership of that organization as President of RSG and Chief Information Officer of RSG’s parent, Crawford & Co. In 1997, Jack was tapped by Marsh as Managing Director of Marsh Risk Consulting, responsible for the southern half of the United States and Latin America. In 2009, he took on a similar Executive role at Willis. While at Marsh and Willis, he implemented strategies to reduce clients’ total cost of risk, across all lines. In 2010, he was recruited by Riskonnect, Inc., as VP, Global Business Development, responsible for all business development activities at the fastest growing risk management technology firm in the world. He holds dual degrees from The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina: a Bachelor of Science in Applied Operational Statistics and Marketing.