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.

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 lifecycle 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 (BI) 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 (GTM) – North America specialization and Premier Go-to-Market (GTM) –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 (GTM) – 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 (later in 2019).

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Capgemini

  • BillingCenter - Americas
  • InsuranceSuite Integration - Americas
  • Premier Go-to-Market - Americas

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 - Americas
  • ClaimCenter - Americas
  • InsuranceSuite - Americas
  • PolicyCenter - Americas
  • Premier Go-to-Market - Americas
  • Premier Services Engagement - Americas

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.

Deloitte Consulting, LLP

  • PolicyCenter - Americas
  • Premier Go-to-Market - Americas

The Deloitte and Guidewire alliance brings together Deloitte's deep experience in business transformation in the insurance industry with Guidewire's suite of applications for core systems transformation. Together we can help insurers realize the potential of their core systems by transforming business processes to take advantage of the flexible capabilities in Guidewire software.

Deloitte brings decades of experience in helping insurers transform their business processes and IT systems. Through years of experience delivering large-scale business applications, Deloitte has developed and used tested methodologies for application development as well as developed Guidewire specific tools and artifacts that can help accelerate delivery and reduce cost and risk.  Deloitte has one of the largest technology practices in the world, with access to a network of more than 26,000 practitioners across more than 30 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.deloitte.com/us/guidewire.

EY

  • DataHub - Americas
  • Premier Go-to-Market - Americas

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

  • BillingCenter - Americas
  • ClaimCenter - Americas
  • DataHub - Americas
  • InsuranceSuite - Americas
  • InsuranceSuite Integration - Americas
  • PolicyCenter - Americas
  • Premier Go-to-Market - Americas

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

Blackcomb Consultants

Blackcomb Consultants is a leading P&C insurance enterprise consulting firm that focuses on implementing Guidewire products and solutions. Blackcomb offers advisory, planning, and support services that help P&C insurers manage and improve their core systems, key processes, and technology platforms.

We’re a perfect fit for P&C insurers of all sizes because we’re proven former insurance IT executives with deep advisory, planning, implementation, and testing expertise. We’ve completed more than 40 successful Guidewire engagements to date for more than 30 clients. Headquartered in Warrenville, Illinois, we have development centers in Plano, Texas; Bangalore, India; and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Blackcomb capability areas include Guidewire implementations, performance improvement, organizational change management, Guidewire upgrades, cloud-hosted and cloud-managed solutions, and production support across all Guidewire product lines. Blackcomb cloud-hosted services can help clients deliver real benefits to their core businesses. A key aspect of our cloud-hosted offerings is flexibility, enabling clients to choose a level of management while maintaining access to the environment. Additionally, our exceptional proficiency in Guidewire upgrades can help P&C insurers stay current with Guidewire technology. Our industry-leading upgrade capabilities rely on a practical and thorough approach that delivers outstanding results for our clients.

For core insurance systems, Blackcomb has successfully provided solutions across the complete digital transformation ecosystem, including areas such as strategy, selection, assessment, inception, development, stabilization, support, and upgrades. Our domestic and international development and hosting centers enable us to deliver breakthrough, cost-effective solutions for planning and implementing Guidewire software applications for P&C insurers of all sizes. For more information, please visit us at www.blackcombconsultants.com/guidewire.

CastleBay Consulting

CastleBay provides best-in-class software acquisition; program, project and quality management; and integration services to the P/C market. CastleBay's value proposition is based on deep insurance domain expertise, complex technology project experience and reuse of Intellectual Capital assets. www.castlebayconsulting.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

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.

Centric Consulting

Centric Consulting is a business consulting and technology solutions firm providing full-service management consulting services. Our expert consultants help clients tackle their toughest business challenges with innovative, balanced and measureable solutions. With more than 700 employees in 11 cities across the U.S. and in India, as well as two national practices, Centric is known for helping clients achieve their business goals and be more competitive. Centric was founded in 1999 and is a privately owned company.

Centric focuses on the implementation of the Guidewire Suite for small and middle market insurance carriers. We leverage our local business model, insurance industry expertise, core systems experience, and offshore delivery capabilities to create attractive teaming options for Guidewire implementation, upgrade and support work. Centric also has a robust Insurance Business Intelligence capability that will be leveraged for clients that chose to implement the Guidewire InfoCenter and Datahub solutions. The Centric team is experienced, resourceful and passionate about the clients we serve and the results we deliver. To learn more, visit www.centricconsulting.com/insurance.

CGI

CGI's 72,000 professionals in 40 countries provide end-to-end IT and business process services that facilitate the ongoing evolution of our clients' businesses. CGI offers services and solutions that cover every aspect of a P&C insurer's business and has been deeply entrenched in the P&C industry for decades, working extensively on the business, transaction and technology sides. This capability was recently materially expanded with the acquisition of Logica in August, 2012, a management and technology consulting leader with P&C experience across Europe and Latin America. CGI's experts have the credentials, experience and know-how to transform P&C operations, as well as a track record of on-time, on-budget delivery based on our rigorous project management approach.

Having built, sold and implemented dozens of core insurance systems around the world, CGI is highly qualified to assist in the planning and successful execution of customers' transition to, configuration of and integration with Guidewire's leading solutions. For further information, visit http://www.cgi.com/en/insurance/property-and-casualty.

Cynosure

Your success is our success – this is our mantra at Cynosure. We are a team of Guidewire experts focused on simplifying core systems transformation. Each systems transformation is approached with the primary focus of helping you lower your total cost of ownership while delivering the highest possible quality. Our consultants have delivered over 20 successful Guidewire projects, leveraging our deep understanding of Guidewire products to deliver innovative functionality and drive operational efficiency.

Our team consists of former, senior-level Guidewire professionals with project management, data warehousing, systems architecture, systems integration, and management consulting experience. As your trusted implementation partner, our committed team will be with you during all phases of your systems transformation journey. With our Guidewire expertise, implementation accelerators, distributed agile model and rapid development approach, you can count on Cynosure to get your transformation done right and on budget! www.cynosureinc.com.

ITS

Insurance Technology Services (ITS) provides testing, data migration, business analysis, end-user training, and project management services exclusively to the insurance industry.  As a Guidewire partner, ITS offers specialized services and solutions to support the Core, Data, and Digital needs of insurers that use InsuranceNow or InsuranceSuite. For more information, visit www.insurancetechnologyservices.com.

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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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.

Clairus Group

The Clairus Group provides leading glass claims management solutions to P&C insurers and fleet management companies in North America. With a focus on continual improvement and transparency, the organization works closely with its partners and the industry as a whole to enhance best practices and overall client experiences. Clairus Group’s proprietary, online-based, white-label platform facilitates self-service authorizations for glass service providers based on strict business rules, resulting in greater productivity and creating seamless customer experiences that go beyond the traditional call center model.

The Clairus Group’s claims accelerators enable ease of integration, improve processing time, and enable insurers to internalize the management of exception cases with minimal training, ensuring that their own customer philosophy is maintained. The business intelligence that is gathered via the platform, combined with the organization’s expertise, becomes a powerful base for enhanced proactive decision-making and performance management. https://www.clairusgroup.com/index.html

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.

CoreLogic

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX) is a leading property information, analytics, and solutions provider in the United States and Australia. The company’s combined data from public, contributory, and proprietary sources includes over 4.5 billion records spanning more than 50 years. CoreLogic serves the real estate, mortgage finance, insurance, capital markets, transportation, and government sectors. Headquartered in Irvine, California, the company helps clients identify and manage growth opportunities, improve performance, and mitigate risk.

We’ve taken the next step toward Making Property as Easy as Auto® by building integration tools for RCT Express® and Commercial Express® that will be delivered in a Ready for Guidewire solution for expanded policy management integration. Built using best-known methods in the industry, these acceleration tools will help lessen integration concerns and limit the need for additional IT resources so that insurers can more easily Get the Whole Story® on commercial and residential property. For more information, visit us at http://www.corelogic.com/insurancesolutions.

EagleView

EagleView is the unparalleled provider of aerial imagery, data analytics, property data, and GIS solutions for local and federal government agencies as well as the infrastructure, insurance, solar, and construction sectors. The patented Pictometry® imagery solutions and comprehensive property data from EagleView answer questions related to millions of residential and commercial properties; these solutions save individuals time and money and reduce their exposure to risk. EagleView provides access to its orthogonal and oblique aerial imagery, 3D models, interior mapping solution, and measurement and analytical tools through proprietary software as well as integrations for assessment, GIS, public safety, and other industries.

Enterprise Holdings Inc.

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand is owned by Enterprise Holdings, the largest car rental company in the world, with nearly 1.9 million vehicles globally. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is an internationally recognized brand known for an extensive network of locations, affordable rates, and outstanding customer service. When severe weather and natural disasters strike, the Enterprise Rent-A-Car neighborhood network plays an integral role in mobilizing the local recovery efforts of insurance providers, emergency response organizations, and collision repair centers. The brand owes its success to listening to its customers and always looking for new ways to meet their needs.

One such innovation is Enterprise’s Automated Rental Management System (ARMS®). This patented e-commerce application helps Enterprise’s insurance, collision repair, and dealership partners manage their rental programs right from their desktops, efficiently and cost effectively. The Enterprise Management Accelerator between ARMS and Guidewire ClaimCenter helps facilitate the management of insurance replacement rentals.

For more information, visit www.enterprise.com.

Franco Signor

Franco Signor is the recognized leader in Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, serving thousands of clients handling millions of claims with innovative, technology-enabled MSP compliance solutions. Franco Signor’s innovative, technology-driven approach represents a groundbreaking step forward in the delivery of Mandatory Insurer Reporting, Conditional Payment Resolution, and Medicare Set-Aside Services. Our measurable and demonstrated superior outcomes have led us to the forefront of the MSP industry. Clients can report and resolve their Medicare claims with efficiency and confidence.

Franco Signor Proprietary Section 111 Reporting Platform was designed to meet all the needs of a third-party administrator, self-insured, or insurer when reporting to a claims management system. Our Section 111 reporting solution seamlessly integrates with Guidewire ClaimCenter via real-time API data exchange, delivering the industry’s only real-time reporting solution. Our process replicates errors in claims pre-reporting to eliminate late reporting. It also integrates client-customized intelligence to ensure unmatched Conditional Payment management and oversight across the entire organization. For more information, visit www.FrancoSignor.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

 

 

 

 

Hubio

Hubio provides integrated solutions to help property and casualty insurers improve customer engagement, control operating expenses, enhance their overall ease of doing business, and connect them with the outside world. Hubio product platforms collect, manage, and interpret insurance data. By supplying state-of-the-art connectivity, regulatory statistical reporting solutions, and enterprise system data conversion for agents, brokers, and policyholders, Hubio provides innovative interfaces between insurers, distribution partners, and consumers.

In North America, Hubio is a Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution partner developing solutions that enable insurers to submit claims and policy experience data to third parties to meet regulatory, legal, and association obligations. For users of Guidewire PolicyCenter, the Hubio Regulatory Reporting accelerator saves time, reduces administrative burdens and costs, and alleviates risk. Insurers gain comfort in knowing that their core regulatory filing obligations are prepared using a proven solution that updates as submission requirements change.

Hubio’s customer service, professional services, and development offices are in Toronto. Learn more at http://hubio.com/exchange/guidewire-partnership/.

InsurPay

InsurPAY, a division of Invenger Technologies Inc., provides a comprehensive payments platform for processing premiums and claims payments. InsurPay lets your customers pay and receive when they want, how they want, and where they want. It’s all about choices. InsurPAY’s expert workflows and patent-pending processes help insurers increase customer satisfaction, improve operational efficiency, and reduce cycle time. Our state-of-the-art technology enables you to communicate with customers on the channels they prefer. By using our premium payments solution, you can create customized customer interfaces, provide payment choices to your customers, and enhance your revenue. The InsurPAY claims payments solution enables insurers to pay anyone—insureds, claimants, vendors, and lienholders—with one solution whether you are paying a single payee or multiple payees.

Much like Guidewire, InsurPAY’s singular focus helps insurers elevate customer experience, improve internal workflow efficiencies, and save costs. Guidewire customers can take advantage of accelerators to seamlessly integrate a fully functioning payments solution with ClaimCenter, PolicyCenter, and BillingCenter. With a growing base of customers that includes 3 of the top 15 national insurers, and with more than 10 years in the market, InsurPay is a proven and trusted insurance industry solution. Visit www.insurpay.com to learn more.

IVANS Insurance Solutions

IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the insurance industry’s exchange that connects insurers, MGAs, agencies, and policyholders. IVANS makes insurance business easier with secure information exchange, data translation, and managed connectivity solutions that automate the distribution and servicing of insurance products. More insurers rely on IVANS than on any other company to drive profitable premium growth and better customer service throughout the insurance lifecycle.

IVANS provides an IVANS Download accelerator for Guidewire InsuranceSuite to enable insurers to significantly reduce the time to implement, test, and deploy IVANS Download solutions. This collaboration enables insurers to leverage industry-leading IVANS connectivity and data exchange solutions to increase automation and ease of doing business with agency partners, resulting in significant time and cost savings and improved client service. Visit www.ivansinsurance.com.

Loss Control 360

Loss Control 360 is a web- and tablet-based inspection management system used domestically and globally by some of the world’s most respected home and commercial property and casualty insurers. Our typical clients are medium to large entities that require a custom-tailored implementation above and beyond what most off-the-shelf products offer.

Partnering with Guidewire enables us to integrate with PolicyCenter and ClaimCenter more efficiently, providing clients with a complete, end-to-end solution for loss control. Industry-leading features such as offline-capable tablet apps, a highly configurable user interface, robust integrations, and a custom-tailored deployment methodology set us apart from all other loss-control applications. Learn more at www.losscontrol360.com

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.

ODG from MCG Health

ODG is the workers’ compensation and group life and disability product published by MCG Health, which is part of the Hearst Health Network. ODG provides clinical guidelines and analytical tools designed specifically to:

  • Improve and benchmark return-to-work performance
  • Facilitate quality care while limiting inappropriate utilization
  • Assess claim risk for interventional triage
  • Set reserves based on industry data

Evidence-based guidelines from ODG span the continuum of workers’ compensation and group life/disability cases, supporting clinical decisions, RTW, and care planning, as well as facilitating better communications between providers and payors. ODG automation enables payers to assess risk, automate referrals, forecast and benchmark time away from work, and provide evidence-based medical decision support from existing claim dashboards. For more information, visit www.worklossdata.com.

Opta Information Intelligence

Opta Information Intelligence is Canada’s largest aggregator of property risk information and leading provider of property intelligence and innovative technology solutions for the insurance industry. Opta offers new perspectives on key industry challenges and provides strategic insight to move insurance and risk professionals beyond traditional ways of doing business. Visit www.optaintel.ca to learn more.

Opta’s vision to help insurers access, understand, and synthesize previously inaccessible information is a natural match with Guidewire’s vision to improve efficiency and service delivery. With this partnership, the two companies are jointly revolutionizing information delivery. Together, we can help improve the understanding of business risk through state-of-the-art client experiences.

Prelude Software

For over 27 years, Prelude Software's PayPilot® disbursement hub solution has given insurers rapid and robust outbound payment and ancillary processing capabilities to support all types of payments. PayPilot quickly and easily enables payment methods, including MICR check processing, ACH, cards, virtual cards, and related payment-processing functionality (such as reconciliation, positive pay, OFAC scanning, and escheatment). Prelude's solutions enable businesses to better manage all aspects of their enterprise-wide disbursement processes, providing real-time lifecycle management of all outbound payments. With this enterprise-wide hub, businesses have more control in driving efficiencies, best practices, and compliance, providing the flexibility to react to marketplace demands. Join the numerous Guidewire customers that already leverage PayPilot enterprise-wide accelerators to work across core systems to help meet outbound payment objectives.

Prelude Software proudly serves its domestic customer base from its headquarters outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and remote offices located throughout the United States. To learn more, visit www.PreludeSoftware.com.

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/.

Risk Control Technologies

With more than 100 insurance organizations using its software solutions, Risk Control Technologies (RCT) is the leading provider of end-to-end loss control software in the United States and Canada. RCT helps insurers reduce risk, increase and improve customer engagements, and increase the value that loss control provides to both internal departments and external partners. RCT’s SaaS product approach leverages a single price model, eliminating the cost overrun risks commonly associated with the development, implementation, and support of custom software. With regular enhancements and upgrades delivered free of charge, RCT give you the confidence that you are future-proofing your investment.

By partnering with Guidewire, RCT provides our common clients a seamless experience between underwriting, claims, and loss control. Key modules include planning/managing the consultant’s book of business, offline tablet support, report and letter generation, recommendation management, data mining and reporting, and an insured portal. To learn more, visit www.riskcontroltech.com.

Safelite Solutions

As an industry leader, Safelite Solutions provides comprehensive, end-to-end claims management solutions for more than 200 insurance and fleet clients, including 18 of the top 30 property and casualty insurance companies. From the First Notice of Loss contact to claim completion, reporting, and customer analytics, we are a trusted partner to our clients for glass, auto physical damage, property, digital solutions, and roadside assistance. This combination of innovation and commitment to enhancing the claims experience makes Safelite the preferred choice to support and grow our clients’ businesses.

Safelite Solutions, in partnership with the Guidewire PartnerConnect program, is pleased to offer Safelite Claims accelerators, which result in faster implementation and integration with Guidewire ClaimCenter. With Guidewire, we share more than 15 insurance partners across North America. Our scalable, flexible architecture enables easier integration and supports growth with minimal investment.

SambaSafety

For almost three decades, the insurance industry has partnered with SambaSafety for the insights needed to assess driver risk. More than 5,000 clients rely on SambaSafety to deliver proven solutions, quality data, and analytics products that assist them in understanding and managing driver risk across their book of business—lead, quote, bind, and renew.

Our PolicyWatch™ solution for Guidewire PolicyCenter™ gives insurers a strategic advantage by delivering actionable driver insights that inform quotes and optimize MVR spend, enabling an agent or insurer to use violation data or order MVRs only when violation activity is present. PolicyWatch provides the ability to efficiently configure violation activity triggers and uses advanced rules to prescreen an individual’s violation history for actionable activities that drive premium or identify driver risk. The solution is cost effective when used to inform leads or quotes, helps increase close/bind rates, and delivers on the promise of a more accurate and satisfying consumer purchase experience. Visit www.sambasafety.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. 

Symbility

Symbility (TSX.V: SY) believes in creating world-class experiences that simplify business and improve lives. With a history of modernizing insurance claims solutions for the property and health industries, Symbility has established itself as a partner that puts security, efficiency, and customer experience first. Symbility PROPERTY™ brings smarter thinking to property insurance.

As part of the Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution program, Symbility is collaborating with Guidewire to change the complex world of property claims for the better. Through the use of an accelerator that enables bi-directional data exchange between Symbility Claims Connect® and Guidewire ClaimCenter, we are establishing a more efficient and streamlined process throughout the claims lifecycle. From automating the claim submission-to-assignment process, to collecting updated claim data and completing the settlement, the accelerator will ensure that everyone on both sides of Claims Connect and ClaimCenter has the right data at the right time.

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.

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

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