Accenture to provide consulting services to Guidewire clients under
Guidewire PartnerConnect™ Alliance Program
MADRID & FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2016--
Guidewire Software (NYSE: GWRE) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today
announced that Accenture has joined Guidewire PartnerConnect™ as a
Consulting “Select” alliance partner for Guidewire products. The
alliance focuses on continental Europe and Latin America. Guidewire
PartnerConnect Consulting is Guidewire’s global, alliance program for
third-party consulting firms. Accenture will provide implementation
support services for Guidewire products, and the companies’ sales and
marketing teams will work together to promote and meet industry demand.
The alliance will leverage Accenture’s significant industry experience
working with insurers to grow profitably through product innovation,
enhanced customer interaction and reduced costs. Accenture Property and
Casualty Services provides consulting, implementation and managed
services to help insurers improve policy, distribution and claims
functions and realize the benefits from implementing analytics, digital
marketing, cloud and social media solutions.
“I am pleased to welcome Accenture to Guidewire’s consulting alliance
partner community,” said Scott Roza, chief business officer, Guidewire.
“Accenture’s insurance practice has deep relationships with many
insurers, and they have the industry expertise, implementation
experience, and regional scale to help Guidewire extend the quality and
breadth of our delivery capability. We are pleased to work with
Accenture to provide our current and prospective customers additional
delivery options in these significant geographies.”
“Digital disruption is quickly accelerating the need for legacy-system
replacement among insurance providers operating in Europe and Latin
America,” said Fernando Acevedo, managing director and Accenture's
Guidewire practice lead, Europe, Africa, and Latin America.
“While Accenture has worked on multiple Guidewire implementations, being
an approved integration alliance partner – combining Guidewire's
advanced insurance technology platform and Accenture's deep industry
expertise and leading systems-integration capabilities – will allow us
to add even more value and options for clients in these regions. This
alliance demonstrates our commitment to helping our clients stay in
front of the digital revolution as the insurance industry transforms.”
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a
broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital,
technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and
specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business
functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network –
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help
clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their
stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more
than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the
world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
About Guidewire PartnerConnect
Guidewire PartnerConnect™is a global 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 P/C insurance industry by delivering Guidewire
software implementations, value-add solution and technology offerings,
and guidance on insurance industry best practices. For more information
about Guidewire PartnerConnect please visit www.guidewire.com/partners.
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire delivers the software that Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers
need to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change. We combine
three elements – core processing, data and analytics, and digital
engagement – into a technology platform that enhances insurers’ ability
to engage and empower their customers and employees. More than 200 P/C
insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more information,
please visit www.guidewire.com.
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NOTE: Guidewire, Guidewire Software, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire
PolicyCenter, and Guidewire BillingCenter are registered trademarks of
Guidewire Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
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