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Guidewire Software Enhances Education Offering

Guidewire Software Enhances Education Offering

New Specialist, Professional, and Trainer certification levels broaden breadth and depth of training program – Guidewire PartnerConnect community among the first to benefit
FOSTER CITY, Calif., USA, March 19, 2015

Guidewire Software®, (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced significant enhancements to its Education offering. Guidewire Education has been designed to provide Guidewire PartnerConnect alliance members with the knowledge and skills needed to implement, manage, and upgrade Guidewire’s expanding portfolio of products and aligns with software industry education and certification practices.  

Guidewire’s training offerings are specifically designed to enable self-sufficiency and optimize expertise with Guidewire products and services. Education tracks and associated curriculum support diverse training needs and allow project team members to create a customized training plan to best support their type of project, choice of products, experience level, and project role. Guidewire’s new Specialist, Professional, and Trainer certifications span four categories: ClaimCenter Configuration, PolicyCenter Configuration, BillingCenter Configuration, and InsuranceSuite Integration. This provides students with expanded knowledge options and ensures in-depth exposure to Guidewire product functionality.

Guidewire Education enhancements include:

  • Flexible training delivery options;

  • Structured certification exams to validate Guidewire product knowledge;

  • New certification logos by level and product; and

  • Ability to confirm Guidewire certification level of an individual.

“Guidewire is committed to serving the needs of our global partner network through well designed software products and best practice programs,” said Mike Polelle, chief delivery officer, Guidewire. “The objective of our Education program is to ensure that our partners have access to the same high quality training as we provide our own employees.”

Polelle continued, “As more organizations seek to transform their business and choose Guidewire products, the demand for knowledgeable product expertise has risen. We are providing our partners with the programs they need to help develop strong and viable Guidewire practices that add value, accelerate their overall performance, and, most importantly, best serve our mutual customers.”

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.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record, with 1,000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of applications that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

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