GuideOne Insurance, an insurer of churches, has successfully deployed Guidewire PolicyCenter as its new underwriting and policy administration solution, Guidewire said. The insurer also deployed Rating Management, Client Data Management and is the first Guidewire customer to deploy Standard-based Templates. PwC US, led the implementation, in collaboration with GuideOne and Guidewire.

GuideOne deployed Guidewire ClaimCenter in 2013 and selected PolicyCenter to modernize its policy administration system to support its growth plans. The pilot phase is currently being implemented for workers’ compensation and 15 states now are in production; additional work comp states are targeted for early 2016. The next phase involves implementation of PolicyCenter in commercial package policy and umbrella; it will conclude with commercial auto.

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“Our initial PolicyCenter implementation has gone very smoothly and user feedback has been positive,” said Brian Murray, senior manager, commercial operations, GuideOne Insurance. “We are excited to be an early adopter of Standard-based Templates and appreciate Guidewire and PwC’s levels of engagement with us throughout the implementation process, giving us the speed-to-market, agility, and cost advantage necessary to enable our business strategy.”

PolicyCenter is intended to enable GuideOne to: continue top- and bottom-line growth; increase speed-to-market through Standard-based Templates; improve staffing level and utilization; and bring new products and product enhancements to market more quickly.


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