Guidewire Marks Ten Years in Europe
Software provider reflects upon changing insurance technology demand
allied to Guidewire growth across
Stonell continued, “Many European insurers now seek software that allows them to transform their business relatively quickly, starting with their core technology and extending through to the omni-channel digital experience expected by their customers. In response to the demands of the insurance market, Guidewire products have evolved to support this customer-centric service provision, providing the foundation and tools to ensure that insurers succeed in what has become a drive to continuously improve their business and better serve their customers.”
Since 2005, key highpoints for Guidewire EMEA include:
European customer numbers have risen to more than 30 across nine
countries. Insurers selecting Guidewire include: ADAC,
Admiral Group plc, Aviva UK, Basler, Beazley Group plc, Direct Line Italy, Hastings Direct, L’Olivier, LV=, NFU Mutual, P&V, Pohjola, PZU, QBE European Operations, Rossgosstrakh, Tinkoff, Towergate, TUiR Warta, UnipolSaiAssicurazioni S.p.A., and Zurich.
- User Groups have been established by customers in three markets to discuss insurance technology experience and share insight;
London Market Messaging, a Guidewire ClaimCenter extension pack was
introduced, delivering specialised functionality to address the unique
requirements of the
Staff numbers have grown to more than 300, with offices in
Dublin, London, Milan, Munich, Parisand Warsaw. Dublinis Guidewire’s largest office outside of the U.S., and comprises a European Development Centreand Global Services Centre;
Along with global partnerships, local partner relationships in
Europehave continued to develop (offering specific market expertise) as part of Guidewire’s global PartnerConnect programme;
Industry analysts have recognised Guidewire’s position in
Europeas an insurance technology leader:
XCelent Awards 2015 (Functionality and Customer Base) in Celent’s Claims
EMEA P&C Insurance20151, read report;
- A leader in Gartner’s first Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules2, read report;
A Market Leader in Ovum’s Decision Matrix: Selecting a P&C
Insurance Policy Administration Platform -
Europe, 2013-14 report3, read report.
- XCelent Awards 2015 (Functionality and Customer Base) in Celent’s Claims Systems Vendors:
Guidewire builds software products that help general insurers replace their legacy core systems and transform their business. Designed to be flexible and scalable, Guidewire products enable insurers to deliver excellent service, increase market share and lower operating costs. Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ provides the core systems used by insurers as operational systems of record. Additional products provide support for data management, business intelligence, anytime/anywhere access and guidance and monitoring. More than 180 general insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com. Follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.
1Claims System Vendors –
2Magic Quadrant for
3Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a P&C Insurance Policy
Administration Platform -
Guidewire Software, Inc.
Diana Stott, +1-650-356-4941