Centric Consulting to support small and middle-market insurers
implementing Guidewire InsuranceSuiteTM
DAYTON, Ohio & FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2014--
Centric Consulting, a business consulting and technology solutions firm,
and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE:GWRE), a provider of software
products to Property/Casualty insurers, today announced that Centric
Consulting has joined Guidewire PartnerConnect™ as an Affiliate member.
PartnerConnect is Guidewire’s global program for strategic system
integrators (SI) and consulting alliance partners.
Centric Consulting’s localized delivery business model, insurance
industry expertise, core systems experience, and offshore delivery
capabilities make the company a viable partner option to insurers
planning Guidewire implementations, upgrades, and support work. Centric
also has a robust insurance business intelligence capability that will
be leveraged for clients that choose to implement Guidewire DataHub™ and
“Centric is a regionally based management consulting firm focused on
Guidewire implementations for small to middle-market insurers located
throughout the Eastern US,” said Chad Caldwell, National Insurance
Practice lead, Centric Consulting. “Our partnership with Guidewire
allows us to provide core systems implementation experience at a level
similar to larger systems integrators at a cost-effective price point,
while maintaining a sustainable local presence.”
“We are excited to welcome Centric Consulting to our PartnerConnect
program,” said Chris Elsmore, vice president of Global Alliances and
Business Development, Guidewire Software. “Centric Consulting’s focus on
small to middle-market insurers and the insurance business intelligence
capabilities they bring to the partnership will allow us to deliver
continued exceptional service to our mutual customers.”
About Guidewire PartnerConnectTM
PartnerConnect™ members provide a wide range of services to the
Property/Casualty insurance community including business transformation
consulting and strategy, and IT related services. To date, worldwide,
Guidewire practices include 4,200 consultants, 2,700 of whom have
attended formal training on Guidewire products. Guidewire PartnerConnect
is comprised of Strategic and Affiliate level members. The Affiliate
level member is a partner that is in the process of building depth in
its Guidewire sales and implementation practice while gaining overall
experience with Guidewire products.
About Centric Consulting
Centric Consulting is a business consulting and technology solutions
firm providing full-service management consulting services. Its 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, Centric is known
for helping insurers drive operational efficiency, improve customer
service, and increase profitability. Centric was founded in 1999 and is
a privately owned company.
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire builds software products that help Property/Casualty 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 150 Property/Casualty
insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more information,
please visit www.guidewire.com.
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