Press Release

Guidewire Software Announces Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) as New Consulting Alliance Partner

TCS becomes the latest Guidewire PartnerConnect™ partner to provide consulting and implementation services to P&C insurance organizations globally

NEW YORK and FOSTER CITY, Calif., January 9, 2019

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), provider of the industry platform Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers rely upon, today announced that Tata Consultancy Services has joined Guidewire PartnerConnect™ as a Consulting partner at the Select level.

This partnership will help joint TCS/Guidewire customers around the globe accelerate their digital transformation journey by combining Guidewire’s proven product capabilities with TCS’ deep industry expertise and vast experience in implementing packaged P&C products.

Insurance companies embarking on digital transformation initiatives to become Business 4.0™ enterprises are implementing digitally disruptive technologies that require hyper-personalized services to navigate business needs,” said K Krithivasan, president, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, TCS. “Our partnership with Guidewire will help insurers accelerate this journey by modernizing their core systems and designing innovative new products that will improve customer loyalty and drive profitable growth.”

Over the past seven years, TCS has strategically invested in its Guidewire practice to offer insurers end-to-end Guidewire implementation services, maintenance and upgrade capabilities across Guidewire InsurancePlatform™. TCS aims to ensure on-time, high quality Guidewire implementation while reducing the overall total cost of ownership by:

  • Leveraging its Transformation Delivery Methodology (TDM) spanning transformation strategy definition and execution based on Design Thinking principles
  • Utilizing a global pool of Guidewire talent across North America, EMEA and APAC managed centrally through a dedicated Guidewire center of excellence
  • Creating assets that encapsulate best practices in architecture definition, configuration, integration, rollout strategy, user experience design and organizational change management
  • Developing accelerators that help automate rules extraction, rating validation, data mapping and data migration validation

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with Tata Consultancy Services and welcome them as our newest Consulting alliance partner,” said Lisa Walsh, vice president, Global Alliances, Guidewire. “Tata Consultancy Services’ depth and breadth of implementation experience will allow us to continue to deliver high levels of service to our mutual customers.”

Guidewire PartnerConnect Consulting partners provide consulting services in areas 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.

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire delivers the industry platform that Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business. We are privileged to serve more than 350 companies in 34 countries. For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.