Encircle, a leading provider of real-time field documentation and productivity tools for the insurance and restoration industries, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently, today announced that Encircle has joined Guidewire PartnerConnect as a Solution partner. The companies also announced that Encircle’s Ready for Guidewire validated add-on is now available to insurers in the Guidewire Marketplace.
Encircle’s Ready for Guidewire add-on for Fast Claims Settlement, allows P&C insurers on Guidewire ClaimCenter to easily send claims to Encircle so that policyholders, restoration contractors, subcontractors, independent adjusters, and third-party administrators can be included on the claim to document what is happening in the field. Encircle captures vital data using photos, videos, notes, and sketches that automatically sync back into ClaimCenter, empowering users to seamlessly operate out of the system most suited to the specific task.
“Encircle is transforming the way property claim information is captured, compiled, and shared across the claims ecosystem through world-class web and mobile tools,” said Paul Donald, chief executive officer, Encircle. “Encircle’s Guidewire integration enables claims staff to leverage its solution from within their ClaimCenter workflows, to reduce the claim cycle time and increase mutual customer satisfaction.”
With Encircle’s Ready for Guidewire integration, adjusters in ClaimCenter can:
Reduce the administrative overhead of managing claims in multiple systems
Make accurate, fast decisions with real-time access to visual information
Reduce cycle times by connecting all parties in a visual workflow from FNOL to claim closed
Maintain high levels of customer service throughout the claim settlement process
“We welcome Encircle as our latest Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution partner. We are pleased to offer our joint customers this real-time data capture and sharing capability between insurers, policyholders, and service providers,” said Neil Betteridge, vice president, strategy, Guidewire Software. “Leveraging the Encircle add-on from the Guidewire Marketplace will help insurers to reduce claims cycle times and improve the accuracy of settlements.”
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.
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