Guidewire PartnerConnect

Success: It Takes a Community

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 and casualty insurance industry by delivering Guidewire software implementations, value-add solution and technology offerings, and guidance on insurance industry best practices.

For most categories, PartnerConnect includes three relationship tiers: Select, Advantage, and Premier/Global Premier. The tiers are designed to recognize partners based on achievements and contributions such as insurance industry expertise, the number of Guidewire certified employees, the number of integration accelerators, and (as of 2019) the achievement of specializations for Consulting partners.

Consulting

Guidewire PartnerConnect Consulting partners provide consulting services such as business transformation and strategy, implementation, and related solution and delivery services. To date, Guidewire Consulting practices worldwide include approximately 8,000 consultants who have been trained on, or are experienced with, 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 products. 

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.

PartnerConnect | Consulting

Guidewire PartnerConnect™ Consulting partners provide consulting services such as business transformation and strategy, implementation, and related solution and delivery services. To date, Guidewire Consulting practices worldwide include approximately 8,000 consultants who have been trained on, or are experienced with, Guidewire products.

The PartnerConnect Consulting program offers three tiers (Select, Advantage, and Global Premier) that reward and recognize partners for attaining sales goals, participating in active implementations, developing go-to-market skills by region, and achieving specializations.

Specializations are regionally based and require partners to demonstrate skills, knowledge, and competency in a particular Guidewire product or solution area. The achievement of specializations enables customers and Guidewire to have more clarity and insight into which partners have proven capabilities in a region. In addition, partners with specializations can better promote their capabilities across Guidewire products and solutions. Guidewire recently announced the Global Delivery specialization, which recognizes partners that have a large investment in their Guidewire practice, meet the global skills metric, and continue to meet the minimum number of references in a specific region.

The following specializations demonstrate specific product capabilities and expertise:

  • Guidewire InsuranceSuite specialization partners can implement the essential core systems that support the P&C insurance life cycle, including underwriting, policy, billing, and claims management. This is a central source for all critical customer and financial data, rate and product definitions, workflows, and business rules across all lines of business.
  • Guidewire PolicyCenter specialization partners can implement an underwriting, policy, and product management system that supports underwriters as they serve agents and policyholders.
  • Guidewire ClaimCenter specialization partners can implement an end-to-end claims management solution, including loss-report intake, adjudication processes, and operational reporting.
  • Guidewire BillingCenter specialization partners can implement a user-friendly billing and cash management system designed to drive efficiencies and deliver excellent across the entire P&C organization.
  • Guidewire InsuranceSuite Integration specialization partners can integrate a Guidewire product with external applications by using fundamental technologies such as plugins, messaging, and web services.
  • Guidewire Digital specialization partners can deliver compelling user journeys across marketing, sales, service, and claims and can deploy Guidewire Digital™ applications with Guidewire InsurancePlatform™ to drive customer centricity, business agility, and profitability.
  • Guidewire DataHub specialization partners can source, unify, standardize, and store data from internal systems as well as external sources.
  • Guidewire DataHub+ specialization partners can support both Guidewire DataHub™ and an insurance-specific business intelligence warehouse, like Guidewire InfoCenter™, that provides consumable information for business intelligence, analysis, and enhanced decision-making.
  • Guidewire Cloud specialization partners can deliver Guidewire Cloud™ deployments.
  • Premier Go-to-Market – North America specialization and Premier Go-to-Market – EMEA specialization partners can support the expansion of Guidewire software technology into new relationships with insurers in a specific region. These partners also continue to drive adoption of Guidewire technology through successful project implementations, and they make the necessary investment in Guidewire training and certification to provide quality consulting services.
    Note: The Premier Go-to-Market – North America specialization replaces the Regional Premier Americas specialization that was launched in 2018.
  • Digital UX complementary specialization partners have demonstrated interoperability or integration with Guidewire products in the area of User Experience (UX). Partners must apply for this specialization.
  • Premier Services Engagement specialization partners have developed a broad range of capabilities that enhance Guidewire delivery services. They have also demonstrated their ability to use a proven, flexible engagement model for effectively partnering with Guidewire customers and cooperating at a strategic scale with Guidewire Professional Services in Guidewire-led service engagements with the required competencies.

Our Consulting partners can be identified by region (North America, EMEA, APAC, LATAM), by tier (Select, Advantage, Global Premier), and by specializations.

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Capgemini

  • ClaimCenter - Asia-Pacific

Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working, called the "Collaborative Business Experience". The Group relies on its global delivery model called Rightshore®, which aims to get the right balance of the best talent from multiple locations, working as one team to create and deliver the optimum solution for clients. Present in more than 30 countries, Capgemini reported 2010 global revenues of US 12.6 billion and employs over 108,000 people worldwide.

With more than 600 Guidewire experienced resources and 30 project engagements, Capgemini has a large global Guidewire practice to support implementations, upgrades, and hosting. Capgemini was the first Guidewire partner to perform a production upgrade, lead a Guidewire PolicyCenter implementation, and sign a multi-year Application Management Services agreement. Capgemini's Guidewire practice provides a consistent global methodology for Guidewire clients from their offshore delivery centers located in North America, Europe and India. Capgemini's mature global delivery model provides a flexible, consistent, cost efficient methodology with the potential to reduce the overall cost of implementation and ongoing support of the Guidewire platform. www.capgemini.com

Cognizant

  • BillingCenter - Asia-Pacific
  • ClaimCenter - Asia-Pacific
  • InsuranceSuite - Asia-Pacific
  • PolicyCenter - Asia-Pacific
  • Premier Services Engagement - Asia-Pacific

Cognizant is one of the world’s leading professional services companies, transforming clients’ business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build, and run more innovative and efficient businesses. We work with leading insurers and have 100+ delivery centers across North America, Europe, and APAC. Cognizant significantly expanded its capabilities in APAC with the acquisition of Adaptra in 2017.

Our end-to-end approach to Guidewire implementation services transforms business and IT ecosystems and modernizes and integrates legacy platforms—introducing new capabilities such as digital, cloud, and infrastructure services. Cognizant’s comprehensive partnership with Guidewire enables us to lead a client’s digital transformative journey on the Guidewire platform. We do this by leveraging deep delivery experience, a robust set of accelerators, and the latest technologies to drive customer engagement, predictable outcomes, and business value realization.

Creating agility across the enterprise enables insurers to respond faster to market disruptions, improve speed-to-market, and reduce operational costs. To learn more about our Guidewire services, visit https://www.cognizant.com/guidewire-implementation-services.

EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over.   We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders.  In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.  

As a leading provider of claims, billing, policy administration and enterprise incentive management transformation and implementation services to insurers worldwide, we bring to market end-to-end transformational solutions to address our clients' core insurance operations needs. By leveraging Guidewire-specific project accelerators and a strong onshore/offshore resource-base we deliver high value at a competitive price. We operate Insurance Centers of Excellence worldwide staffed by Guidewire trained and experienced professionals. Our proven services span the entire engagement lifecycle, from strategy through implementation and our clients benefit from our broad insurance sector experience, deep subject matter knowledge and integrated services in areas such as audit, actuarial, risk, finance improvement, operations improvement, transactions, tax, accounting and accounting implementation, financial reporting, technology, business intelligence and analytics, enabling them to enhance their business operations and position their companies to meet competitive demands. www.ey.com/us/insurance

PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers provides industry-focused assurance, tax and advisory services. More than 180,000 people in 153 countries across PwC's network share their experience to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. PwC serves approximately 90 percent of the insurers in the Fortune 1000, and has extensive insight into client and industry issues.

PwC's Guidewire experience is based on our relationship dating back to 2003 and having worked on more than 75 Guidewire projects. When PwC acquired BearingPoint in June of 2009, they brought over their Guidewire practice, including consultants, project accelerators, and best practices from implementations. PwC continues to leverage and grow their Guidewire Center of Excellence and Lab that allows their consultants to share information, provide continuous training and improvement of PwC's Guidewire-specific templates. PwC has a rich inventory of Policy, Billing and Claims business cases, capability models, reference architectures, business and technical requirements, process flows and Guidewire-specific artifacts based upon their software system. PwC has the ability to provide ongoing application maintenance and infrastructure support for their clients as needed. PwC's experience allows them to focus on the overall business and technology transformation and accurately estimate these projects and balance project execution and change management within a client's organization to help obtain the return on investment during these complex projects. www.pwc.com

IBM

IBM Global Business Services offers integrated, innovative strategy and change solutions in Business strategy consulting, Operations strategy, Technology strategy, and Organization change strategy. Guidewire is an optimized member of the IBM PartnerWorld Insurance Industry Network. Guidewire solutions support a wide range of IBM hardware and software platforms including pSeries and xSeries server families, the AIX server operating system, and WebSphere Application Server.

IBM GBS was the first Guidewire Alliances partner outside of North America to successfully lead an implementation of a Guidewire ClaimCenter project in New Zealand. IBM Hosting is also involved in this implementation – hosting and managing ClaimCenter off-site on IBM servers for them. www.ibm.com

Tenzing

Tenzing has a history of over 20 years consulting expertise in New Zealand. Our name and ethos is linked to Sherpa Tenzing Norgay – we work collaboratively to assist and achieve the aspirations of our clients.

Our unique blend of Management and Technology Consulting Services allows a one-stop shop for delivery of solutions to our insurance customers. Since 2007, Tenzing has provided Guidewire implementation services / resources and integration specialists to major insurers in NZ across the suite of Guidewire products.  Visit us at www.tenzing.co.nz.

4impact

4impact, a leading technology implementation services organization in Australia, has as its mission to change the way IT projects are delivered. For over 10 years it has built an extensive portfolio of systems delivery projects that include enterprise systems and integration, web and mobile, data management, and managed application support services. With a core team of senior IT professionals backed by a vast network of trusted partners and associates across the APAC region, 4impact mobilizes expert and experienced professionals to solve its customers’ information challenges. 

4impact has deep Guidewire experience across PolicyCenter, BillingCenter, and ClaimCenter as well as associated financial, document management, and BI systems. It has successfully delivered multiple projects including platform implementations, new insurance products, new claims systems, and version upgrades. 4impact provides both on- and off- shore blended services and covers the full range of services from strategy to implementation, support, and maintenance.  http://www.4impact.com.au

Alchemy Technology Services

Alchemy Technology Services is a rapidly growing European center of excellence for insurance software implementation supporting the digitalization of the global insurance industry. We provide new talent to support insurers in modernizing and growing their technology platforms.

Trained to a professional level on Guidewire InsuranceSuite, our technical consultants and business analysts can seamlessly integrate with and work alongside both Guidewire Professional Services and insurers. Our ethos of collaboration and our investment in our people align us both culturally and operationally with Guidewire.

Our teams work on implementation projects across Europe and beyond. Our unique positioning and near-shore resourcing enable resources to be deployed quickly and efficiently to client sites. Government backing supports our rapid growth and intensive training plans so that we can provide fully certified resources within a competitive pricing model. Our talented analysts and consultants are also Chartered Institute of Insurance (CII) certified.

As a PartnerConnect Select partner, we are committed to working with Guidewire, its customers, and system integrators to ensure that projects are delivered with the required global expertise. www.alchemytechs.com.

B-Prost

B-Prost, leveraging a deep experience acquired through the development of numerous general insurance business systems for Japanese customers, is offering a broad range of business and IT services. B-Prost is specializing in providing business services and system development and maintenance services to the general insurance industry. Through a quick understanding of the business and system requirements, we can propose efficient improvements and development. Our undisputed knowledge of the insurance business and systems allows us to propose best practices to our customers.

B-Prost has experience in Japan implementing Guidewire InsuranceSuite, developing on a very short schedule a ClaimCenter system in 4 months, and a PolicyCenter/ BillingCenter system in 6 months which were both among the fastest projects for Guidewire implementations. B-Prost can advise on the best usage of Guidewire in Japanese general insurance systems, as well as offer integrations specific to the Japanese market. www.b-prost.co.jp

Climb Co., LTD.

  • ClaimCenter - Asia-Pacific

Climb Co., Ltd.—the system integration company in Japan—provides Guidewire implementation services with a focus on delivering business success as a bridge between Guidewire and Japanese insurers. We are the experts on Guidewire implementation based on our understanding of Japanese insurance and business culture. http://www.climb-net.co.jp/guidewire

Hexaware

Hexaware is a next-generation provider of IT, BPO, and consulting services. Our digital offerings are built around our operating philosophy of “Automate Everything, Cloudify Everything, Transform Customer Experience.” With more than 20 years of experience in partnering with some of the leading insurers around the world, our offerings have helped customers drive digital transformation at a significant pace. Hexaware’s operations are located in 33 countries across Europe, the United States, Latin America, and Asia so that we can ensure close-at-hand service for our customers’ operational needs worldwide.

As a Guidewire PartnerConnect™ Select partner, we help P&C insurers successfully implement, maintain, and upgrade their Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ and Guidewire EnterpriseEngage ™ solutions. Our P&C experts and a globally expanding team of certified Guidewire professionals have worked with insurers to successfully deliver complex Guidewire programs. Hexaware’s flagship solutions and accelerators have helped significantly reduce overall program risks as well as costs and timelines. Our APIConnect platform for EnterpriseEngage applications helps insurers rapidly build custom solutions. With a model-based “Integrated Design to Execution” platform, we can automate more than 70% of the functional testing effort during Guidewire implementations. In addition, our Policy and Claims data conversion tools automate 40%–50% of data migration tasks with predictable outcomes.

To learn more, visit https://hexaware.com/industries/insurance/.

JIEC

JIEC, founded in 1985, has leveraged its core competences in infrastructure technologies to develop systems in various fields, like finance, airlines, travel, etc. Our Financial Systems Division covers general and life insurance, banks, securities and credit card companies. Building on the know-how and technical skills cultivated through the development of numerous information systems, JIEC is aiming at becoming the a partner for its customers, answering the customers’ needs in IT transformation while proactively proposing to leverage new technologies.

JIEC has a rich experience in developing systems for Claims, Policy Management and Billing, for 10 local Japanese P&C carriers. For four of these customers, JIEC has developed and evaluated ClaimCenter and PolicyCenter systems, and is active in system maintenance. JIEC is capable of covering the whole development cycle. providing infrastructure design, implementation, development, testing and deployment services. It can also leverage its core competences in infrastructure technologies to propose integration of Guidewire with other systems. www.jiec.co.jp

LTI

LTI (Larsen & Toubro Infotech) is a global technology consulting and digital solutions company that helps its clients succeed in a converging world. With operations in 30 countries, we go the extra mile for our clients and accelerate their digital transformation with our Mosaic platform to enable their mobile, social, analytics, IoT, and cloud journeys. Founded in 1997 as a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Limited, LTI has a unique heritage that gives us unrivaled real-world expertise to solve the most complex challenges of enterprises across all industries.

LTI's Insurance Business Unit offers a wide range of IT solutions and services across the insurance value chain, leveraging strong domain expertise, innovative intellectual property, and robust frameworks. As a Guidewire PartnerConnect™ Consulting partner, LTI has rich experience across Guidewire core, data, and digital applications and continues to invest in these areas. LTI has developed ready-to-use frameworks and tools that help insurers go to market faster and reduce total cost of ownership (TCO). Learn more at https://www.lntinfotech.com/industries/insurance/ and follow us at @LTI_Global.

TCS

With five decades of experience in partnering with the world’s leading banks, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) companies, TCS offers a comprehensive portfolio of technology-led, domain-focused processes, frameworks, and innovative solutions. The TCS portfolio empower BFSI organizations to respond to market changes quickly and manage customer relationships effectively, while ensuring regulatory compliance. With a commitment to innovation and transformation, TCS is helping global BFSI organizations manage risks better, leverage ecosystems effectively, and create exponential value for their customers.

As a strategic partner of Guidewire, we offer our P&C insurance customers end-to-end implementation, maintenance, and upgrade capabilities across Guidewire InsurancePlatform™. Our deep P&C insurance domain expertise, mature engineering practices, Guidewire assets and accelerators, and dedicated global pool of Guidewire talent ensure on-time, high-quality implementations while reducing overall cost of ownership. To learn more, visit us at www.tcs.com/insurance.

PartnerConnect | 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 complementary solutions for Guidewire products.

For more information, or to learn about the Ready for Guidewire accelerator validation program, contact the PartnerConnect Solution team.

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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

OpenText

OpenText 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, OpenText 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. OpenText 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), and Madison Advisors ranked our multichannel delivery capabilities "among the best" (2011). Our customers have won 58 DALBAR awards for outstanding customer communications.

OpenText is committed to the Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution program and is pleased to offer accelerators for the entire Guidewire InsuranceSuite that provide seamless integration into our customer communication management software. This enables faster implementation and integration of these two market-leading technologies. We currently share more than 20 joint customers globally across Guidewire InsuranceSuite. OpenText Exstream's scalable and flexible architecture enables easy integration with InsuranceSuite and supports growth without additional investment. With more than 750 customers worldwide and more than 15 years in the market, OpenText Exstream is a proven and trusted insurance industry solution. http://engage.opentext.com/products/exstream

Smart Communications

Smart Communications provides software solutions that help insurance companies 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, Smart Communications reshapes the way companies conduct business with their customers and partners. Our 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, Smart Communications 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 Smart Communications + Guidewire integrated solution has become the go-to platform for insurers who are modernizing policy, correspondence, and billing systems as they dramatically improve customer satisfaction, loyalty, and revenue outcomes. We serve our global customer base from offices located in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Visit www.smartcommunications.com to learn more.

DocuSign

DocuSign®, The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management®, helps more than 100,000 companies across nearly every industry and department achieve their digital transformations by putting an end to the paper chase. More than 50 million people in 188 countries turn to DocuSign to manage their most important transactions—digitally. DocuSign's Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform supports legally compliant signature processes tailored to meet requirements globally with localization in 43 languages. Every day more than 50,000 new users join the DocuSign Global Trust Network to increase speed-to-results, reduce costs, enhance security and compliance, and delight clients with a secure digital experience.

DocuSign is proud and excited to partner with Guidewire to provide accelerator solutions to the insurance industry that keep the focus on the customer. With DocuSign, Guidewire customers can increase the ease with which policyholders sign up for new policies, maintain their accounts, and file claims by eliminating paper signatures. Guidewire customers can use the pre-built integration with PolicyCenter or build integrations to suit their needs using DocuSign’s industry-leading APIs. Join hundreds of insurance companiesincluding 13 of the top 15 largest insurersand automate document flow through DocuSign. For more information, visit www.docusign.com.

Athenium Analytics

Athenium Analytics leads the market in helping P&C insurers measure the quality of their operations and improve their performance. teamthink, our comprehensive quality assurance suite, offers solutions for the entire QA review process, from file selection through reviews, reporting, and development planning. Claims and underwriting professionals use teamthink in more than 45 countries to improve their QA processes through advanced measurements, in-depth analytics, and comprehensive reporting capabilities. Using teamthink, our customers measure, manage, and eliminate the financial impact of low-quality operations.

Athenium Analytics partners with Guidewire to provide one-click access to teamthink from within ClaimCenter and PolicyCenter. Customers can improve efficiency by using Guidewire data to select and assign files for review. ClaimCenter and PolicyCenter activity lists can be updated to include review assignments and action items generated during reviews.

At Athenium Analytics, we believe that better data leads to better decisions. Our experienced industry experts, account managers, and software system engineers are committed to supporting the quality assurance goals of our customers. Visit www.athenium.com to learn how teamthink can improve your operations and save you money.

Copart

Copart is a global leader in online vehicle auctions and a premier destination for the resale and remarketing of vehicles. Copart’s innovative technology and online auction platform link buyers and sellers from 170 countries around the world. Operating in more than 200 locations across 12 countries, with over 125,000 vehicles up for auction every day, Copart sells over two million vehicles each year.

The Copart Salvage Accelerator enables insurers to connect business processes electronically with minimal integration and developmental work. With the accelerator, customers can directly assign vehicles to the Copart system as well as update or cancel those assignments. In return, Copart sends electronic updates about the lifecycle of the assignment (such as vehicle status) back to Guidewire ClaimCenter™. Learn more about Copart by visiting www.copart.com.

FRISS | fraud, risk & compliance

FRISS has a 100% focus on automated fraud and risk detection for P&C insurance companies worldwide. The AI-powered detection solutions for underwriting, claims, and SIU have helped more than 150 insurers grow their businesses. FRISS detects fraud, mitigates risks, and supports digital transformation. Insurers go live within six months with fixed-price projects, and they realize an ROI within 12 months. The solutions help lower the loss ratio, enable profitable portfolio growth, and improve the customer experience. www.friss.com/partner/guidewire

 

 

 

 

Octo Telematics

Founded in 2002, Octo is the largest and most experienced insurance telematics company globally, transforming auto insurance through behavioral, contextual, and driving analytics for more than 100 insurance partners. Octo has over 5.3 million connected users and the largest global database of telematics data, with more than 175 billion miles of driving data and 433,000 analyzed crashes (as of September 30, 2017).

Octo’s complete set of telematics solutions and value-added services deliver powerful new insights into driver risk, informing solutions that benefit auto insurers and policyholders alike. Moreover, Octo helps insurers achieve technological growth and innovation by extending Guidewire InsurancePlatform with a Guidewire PolicyCenter accelerator, enabling companies to bring telematics solutions to market immediately. For more information, visit www.octotelematics.com or (in North America) www.octousa.com.

Polonious

The Polonious SIU Case Management System (PCMS) brings enhanced case tracking, automation, and reporting to insurance special investigation units (SIUs). PCMS improves productivity and operational effectiveness by maximizing resources and reducing time wasted on administration. The system includes standardized and customizable reports that prove the value and effectiveness of the investigative effort. The Polonious design minimizes implementation time and reduces dependency on IT departments.

Integration with Guidewire applications streamlines the referral process from an adjuster to the SIU for case referrals. Reasons for referrals are tracked along with investigation outcomes. As business rules dictate, adjusters can be kept up to date with the status of investigations. Case notes and documents can be transferred between systems, reducing administrative work. Business rules can also provide notifications to alert the appropriate team members when certain actions need to be taken on a case or claim. This results in improved productivity and reduced claim cycle times.

Quadient (formerly GMC)

Quadient, a Neopost digital company, provides technology that enables organizations to create better experiences for their customers through timely, optimized, contextual, highly individualized, and accurate communications for all channels. Our award-winning customer communications management solution—Quadient® Inspire—enables you to get more out of Guidewire InsuranceSuite by increasing the speed, accuracy, and number of channels with which you communicate with your customers, agents, and brokers. Quadient supports thousands of clients and partners worldwide in the financial services, insurance, and service provider industries in their quest to achieve customer experience excellence via mobile, digital, social media, and print technologies.

Quadient is proud to partner with Guidewire and is pleased to offer Ready for Guidewire accelerators to integrate Guidewire BillingCenter, Guidewire ClaimCenter, and Guidewire PolicyCenter with Quadient® Inspire. For more information, visit https://www.quadient.com/.

Shift Technology

Shift Technology delivers AI-native fraud detection and claims automation solutions built specifically for the global insurance industry. Our SaaS solutions identify both individual and network fraud. They also provide contextual guidance to help insurers achieve faster, more accurate claim resolutions. 

Verisk

Verisk is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk draws on unique data assets and deep domain expertise to provide first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows. Headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey, Verisk operates in 29 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index. Verisk is also part of the NASDAQ-100 Index. In 2017, Forbes magazine named Verisk to its lists of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers” and “World’s Most Innovative Companies.”

As a long-standing Guidewire partner, Verisk provides integration accelerators for Guidewire InsurancePlatform to give insurers fast, convenient, and cost-effective access to industry-leading data and solutions such as ISO ClaimSearch®, A-PLUS™ Property, A-PLUS™ Auto, and Coverage Verifier℠. For more information, visit www.verisk.com.

WeGoLook

WeGoLook is an on-demand global workforce of over 45,000 “Lookers” that specializes in capturing data and performing custom tasks in the field. Fully vetted and equipped with proprietary technology, Lookers are able to capture real-time photos, video, and measurements to support insurers anytime/anywhere.  

The WeGoLook accelerator gives clients the ability to engage WeGoLook’s network directly from Guidewire ClaimCenter™. By dispatching a Looker, claims handlers can obtain claims data and photos in as little as 24 hours for a flat fee. Actionable field data is delivered back into ClaimCenter and can be used to perform damage and liability triage or desk-estimation, thereby reducing resourcing costs and turnaround times for claims settlement.

PartnerConnect | Affiliation

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

ACORD

ACORD (Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development) is a global, nonprofit organization serving the insurance industry. ACORD facilitates the development of open consensus data standards and standard forms, and works with its members and partner organizations to drive implementation of those standards. www.acord.org

CSIO

CSIO (Centre for Study of Insurance Operations) is Canada’s technology association of P&C insurers, software providers, and more than 36,000 brokers. CSIO improves the consumer’s ease of doing business within the broker channel by overseeing the development, implementation, and maintenance of technology standards and solutions such as eDocs, My Proof of Insurance eDelivery, and eSignatures. In addition, CSIO operates CSIOnet, an industry-owned platform for the efficient exchange of policy information between partners. To learn more, visit www.csio.com.

DARVA

DARVA gathers together the various stakeholders of the French market for car, home and health insurance. DARVA offers services and innovative fully secure solutions to simplify communications between information systems of insurers and their partners: brokers, independent experts, repair shops, etc. DARVA and Guidewire have partnered to create the necessary interfaces for an optimal, integrated claims management process. www.darva.com

IASA

The Insurance Accounting & Systems Association, Incorporated (IASA) is a non-profit, education association that strives to enhance the knowledge of insurance professionals, and participants from similar organizations closely allied with the insurance industry by facilitating the exchange of ideas and information. www.iasa.org

ISO

ISO is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, ISO provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information; policy language; information about specific locations; fraud-identification tools; and technical services. In the United States and around the world, ISO helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. ISO is a member of the Verisk Analytics Family of Companies. www.iso.com

PartnerConnect | Infrastructure

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

Amazon Web Services

Guidewire is a member of APN, the Amazon Web Services partner network. Guidewire works with AWS to host and integrate Guidewire solutions on the AWS platform.  aws.amazon.com/

IBM

Guidewire is an optimized member of the IBM PartnerWorld Insurance Industry Network. Guidewire solutions support a wide range of IBM hardware and software platforms including System p and System x server families, the AIX operating system, Cognos Business Intelligence tools for reporting and WebSphere Application Server. www.ibm.com

Guidewire has now enabled its ClaimCenter solution on the IBM PureApplication System. Optimization on IBM PureSystems empowers our joint customers to realize improved time to value with faster deployment, consolidated servers and application workloads achieve efficiencies in resource usage, improved performance, and reduced system management complexity.

Microsoft

Guidewire works with Microsoft to ensure that Guidewire's products are optimized with Microsoft solutions including SQL Server and geocoding offerings. www.microsoft.com

Oracle

Guidewire is a member of OPN, Oracle's partner network. Guidewire works with Oracle to ensure that Guidewire's products are optimized with Oracle's solutions including Java, WebLogic Server, and Oracle Database offerings. www.oracle.com