Success: It Takes a Community

Guidewire Partners provide implementation services and complementary products and solutions

Overview

Guidewire PartnerConnect is a network of select partner companies that provide consulting services and solutions to enhance, extend, and complement the capabilities of Guidewire products. Our worldwide partner community helps contribute to the success of our mutual customers in the Property/Casualty insurance industry by delivering Guidewire software implementations, value-add solution & technology offerings, and guidance on insurance industry best practices.

For most categories, PartnerConnect includes three relationship tiers (or levels); Select, Advantage, and Premier. The PartnerConnect tiers are designed to recognize individual partners based on achievements and contributions such as insurance industry expertise, number of Guidewire certified employees or number of integration accelerators contributed.

Consulting

Guidewire PartnerConnect Consulting partners provide consulting services such as business transformation and strategy, implementation, as well as related delivery services. Complementing Guidewire services consulting resources, our consulting partners provide additional Guidewire trained and certified consultants. To date, Guidewire Consulting practices worldwide include more than 5,100 consultants who have been trained or are experienced on Guidewire products.

Solution

Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution partners provide software, technology, and data solutions as well as insurance support services. Our solution partners help drive business value by developing and delivering additional integrations, extensions, and other complementary solutions for Guidewire Software. 

Affiliations

Guidewire has relationships with various industry associations that benefit our customers.

Infrastructure

Infrastructure Partners offer software and hardware technology infrastructure to our mutual customers.

InsuranceCloud

Guidewire InsuranceCloud™ solutions combine Guidewire products, complementary software, and related services delivered in the cloud. With Guidewire at the core, InsuranceCloud Solutions are designed and delivered by a select group of authorized partners to enable P/C insurers to replace their legacy systems, transform their business, and optimize costs to increase return on their IT investment.

Consulting

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Guidewire PartnerConnect Consulting partners provide consulting services such as business transformation and strategy, implementation, as well as related delivery services. Complementing Guidewire services consulting resources, our consulting partners provide additional Guidewire trained and certified consultants. To date, Guidewire Consulting practices worldwide include more than 5,100 consultants who have been trained or are experienced on Guidewire products.

Solution

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Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution partners provide software, technology, and data solutions as well as insurance support services. Our solution partners help drive business value by developing and delivering additional integrations, extensions, and other complementary solutions for Guidewire Software. For more information or the Ready for Guidewire accelerator validation program, please contact the PartnerConnect Solution team.

  • AgencyPort

    Agencyport Software makes the business of insurance more efficient through technology innovation. We offer the world's leading web-based distribution technologies, including our world-class point of sale solution AgencyPortal, making the complex business of insurance simpler and smarter, and helping our customers seize opportunities and gain a competitive edge quickly.

    It's no secret that carriers are always looking to control costs, including those associated with the implementation of best-in-class vendor software solutions. As a Guidewire SolutionConnect partner, Agencyport has developed pre-built integration points between Guidewire's PolicyCenter and our distribution products to help carriers do just that. The PolicyCenter/Agencyport Integration Kit gives Guidewire customers direct access to the industry's most robust, web-based distribution platform, AgencyPortal. And pre-integration minimizes dual maintenance and reduces risk associated with custom integration. Connecting a leading back end to a leading front end, Agencyport Integration Kits make a multi-faceted distribution strategy faster, easier and cheaper. To learn more, follow Agencyport on Twitter at@Agencyport and online through our blog, Insight: An Agencyport Blog at www.agencyport.com/blog.

  • HP

    HP Exstream is a market-leading, multichannel customer communication management (CCM) solution, proven to improve the customer experience and make customer interactions more profitable. Designed for companies that thrive on strong customer relationships, HP Exstream empowers business users to transform the customer experience and make the most of every customer touch point by creating insightful, impactful, real-time customer communications. HP Exstream easily integrates with your core systems – claims, policy administration, billing -- and streamlines business processes to reduce costs while helping you deliver a "one-in-a-million" customer experience. Don't just take our word for it; take a look at what the industry is saying: Forrester Research named us a leader in document output for customer communications (Q3 2011), Madison Advisors ranked our multichannel delivery capabilities "among the best" (2011), Our customers have won 58 DALBAR awards for outstanding customer communications.

    HP is committed to the Guidewire SolutionConnect program and is pleased to offer HP Exstream accelerators for the entire Guidewire InsuranceSuite. This allows for faster implementation and integration of these two market-leading technologies. We currently share more than 20 joint customers globally across the complete Guidewire InsuranceSuite; and HP Exstream's scalable and flexible architecture allows for easy integration with Guidewire's InsuranceSuite and supports your growth without additional investment. With more than 750 customers worldwide and more than 15 years in the market, HP Exstream is a proven and trusted insurance Industry solution. www.hpexstream.com

  • Hyland, creator of OnBase

    For more than 20 years, Hyland, creator of OnBase, has provided nearly 12,700 lifetime customers with real-world solutions to everyday business challenges. Dedication to our customers is why Hyland realizes double-digit growth year after year, and why 98 percent of our customer base continues to renew its annual maintenance. The OnBase enterprise content management (ECM) solution is one of the most flexible and comprehensive ECM products on the market. Tailored for departments and comprehensive for the enterprise, OnBase is designed to evolve with the long term needs of industries including Insurance, Financial Services, Higher Education, Healthcare, Government and Manufacturing. With strategic focus on the insurance industry, Hyland has successfully helped 450+ insurance companies by transforming processes that rely on documents, content and people. OnBase helps organizations run better, smarter and faster. With a sole focus on ECM that combines deep integrated content and process management functionality, OnBase includes features purpose-built and delivered by people with proven industry expertise.

    With OnBase, Guidewire customers seamlessly integrate to a fully functioning ECM solution, while maintaining their presence in the Guidewire product suite. Users access secure, centralized content in OnBase from their core Guidewire application – where they are the most comfortable and productive. OnBase provides users accessibility to all related content, regardless of type, in a tabbed interface. For example, insurance users can organize data in the same way it appears in Guidewire – by incident, claimant, account, etc. When content is current and easily accessible, businesses improve decision-making while eliminating the need to search through other systems and physical files. By integrating with OnBase, Guidewire customers leverage combined document management, records management and business process automation in a single core solution to enhance customer service and gain a competitive advantage. www.onbase.com/insurance

  • Lexis Nexis

    LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Our insurance solutions assist insurers with automating and improving the performance of critical workflow processes to reduce expenses and improve customer experience. By tapping into the industry's largest collection of contributory databases, data prefill solutions advanced linking technology and analytics from LexisNexis, insurers gain deeper insight into their business and customers to position for ongoing growth and respond to changing market dynamics.

    Through the Guidewire SolutionConnect partner program, LexisNexis, provides  insurance  information integration accelerators for the Guidewire platform that allow insurance carriers access to industry leading data and solutions such as C.L.U.E.® Auto, C.L.U.E.® Property, VIN Services, Motor Vehicle Records, and Police Records .  This collaboration will provide insurers a comprehensive view of the customer across all lines of business, combined with modern technology that allows carriers to respond quickly and accurately with the actionable insights they need to assess risk, process claims and offer superior customer service. Visit www.lexisnexis.com/risk/.

  • Mitchell

    Mitchell is uniquely positioned to simplify, enhance and accelerate claims handling processes across the P&C industry through deep workflow solutions that include unparalleled access to data, advanced analytics and decision support tools. Our expert workflow and adjusting solutions advance the claims management process by enabling automotive physical damage, bodily injury and workers' compensation clients to process claims more accurately, consistently, and cost-effectively.

    Mitchell's solutions provide an expert level of decision support and connectivity within the claims organization and with industry partners to achieve optimal outcomes. Mitchell's comprehensive solution portfolio and robust SaaS infrastructure enables tens of millions of electronic transactions to be processed each month for over 300 insurance companies, including the majority of the top 25 insurance carriers, and over 30,000 collision repair facilities. With an expanding global footprint, Mitchell products are currently utilized in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Mitchell is headquartered in San Diego, California, and has 2,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.mitchell.com.

  • Perr&Knight

    Perr&Knight provides insurance support services to many of the world's insurance companies, agencies, self-insured entities and allied insurance businesses. Our mission is to help our clients reduce their fixed costs while increasing the efficiency and value of their insurance operations. Our core capabilities span actuarial consulting, product development and pricing, insurance technology consulting, data management and reporting, licensing, state filings and other regulatory services. In addition, Perr&Knight maintains the world's largest database of state rate, rule and form filings and provides a variety of online tools and information resources that expedite competitor research and speed to market while ensuring regulatory compliance. Among the firm's 100+ professionals are credentialed actuaries, rating and forms experts, compliance professionals, market and business analysts, operations professionals and technology leaders. We maintain offices in Santa Monica, Irvine, Boca Raton, the New York Metro Area and Dallas/Ft. Worth.

    Perr&Knight has entered into a SolutionConnect partnership with Guidewire Software with a focus on enhancing the value of our mutual client's investment in Guidewire's platform. Our alliance represents a unique marriage of Guidewire's core insurance technology with Perr&Knight's insurance expertise and specialized technology services. Our approach is to work strategically along with Guidewire, our mutual customers and their preferred systems integrators. We do this by providing resources and services that leverage our expertise in rating and forms development, configuration and maintenance; and comprehensive statistical and compliance reporting. Visit www.perrknight.com.

  • Thunderhead.com

    Thunderhead.com provides software solutions that help insurance companies to engage with their customers and partners through highly personalized and relevant interactions at every touchpoint. Recognized as leading the advancement of solutions for Customer Experience Management, Thunderhead.com reshapes the way companies conduct business with their customers and partners. Thunderhead.com's solutions enable business users to manage all aspects of customer experience and enterprise engagement, providing real-time interactive management of communication, conversation and collaboration. The result means businesses have more power to drive revenue, brand strength, and differentiation through superior customer experience as well as benefiting from significant efficiencies, cost savings, and enterprise-level control over regulatory compliance. 

    Since 2009, Thunderhead.com and Guidewire have worked together to develop accelerators for fast-to-deploy policy assembly, billing and interactive claims correspondence integration. These accelerators have been successfully deployed at  a large number of our mutual customers. The joint Thunderhead.com + Guidewire integrated solution has become the go-to platform for insurers who are modernizing policy, correspondence and billing systems; dramatically improving customer satisfaction, loyalty and revenue outcomes. Thunderhead.com serves its global customer base from offices located in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Visit www.thunderhead.com to learn more.

  • Vertafore

    Vertafore delivers cloud-based software and services that transform the business of insurance. Our customer base is the largest in the industry, with more than 20,000 agencies and insurers leveragingsolutions that are built on today’s most advanced cloud, mobile, and information technology platforms. We offer the most complete portfolio to drive efficiencies and increase profitability—including agency management, rating and connectivity, content management and workflow, information solutions, and producer lifecycle management. Vertafore has more than 45 years of industry experience and is committed to connecting insurers to agencies while providing innovative ways to reduce friction across the entire distribution chain. Our products facilitated more than 81 million real-time transactions in 2014.
     
    Vertafore is proud to partner with Guidewire to create accelerators that ease insurers’ implementation through TransactNOW. This powerful solution connects agencies with insurance companies’ databases to create more efficient communications, faster access to personal and commercial lines information, shorter transaction-processing times, and more responsive customer service. www.vertafore.com

Affiliations

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Guidewire has relationships with various industry associations that benefit our customers.

Infrastructure

PartnerConnect - Infrastructure

Infrastructure Partners offer software and hardware technology infrastructure to our mutual customers.

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