Profile: Guidewire Software Inc (GWRE.K)
29 Jun 2016
Guidewire Software, Inc., incorporated on September 20, 2001, is a provider of software products for property and casualty (P&C) insurers. The Company's software serves as a technology platform for P&C insurance carriers. The Company's platform consists of three products: core transaction processing, data management and analytics, and digital engagement. The Company sells its products to a variety of global P&C insurance carriers ranging from global insurers to national carriers to regional carriers.
Core Transaction Processing
The Company's core transaction processing includes Guidewire InsuranceSuite, Guidewire PolicyCenter, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire BillingCenter and InsuranceSuite Add-on Modules. Its Guidewire InsuranceSuite consists of its individual core system applications, including PolicyCenter, ClaimCenter and BillingCenter. It is built on a unified technology platform, providing workflow and functionality between applications. Its Guidewire PolicyCenter is an underwriting and policy administration application that serves as a system-of-record supporting the entire policy lifecycle, including product definition, underwriting, quoting, binding, issuances, endorsements, audits, cancellations and renewals.
The Company's Guidewire ClaimCenter is a claims management application for claim intake, assessment, settlement and processing of claim-related financial transactions. ClaimCenter enables claims lifecycle management improvements, including loss report intake, adjudication processes and integrated operational reporting. ClaimCenter provides P&C insurance carriers with productivity tools built within a business rules-based claims application. Its Guidewire BillingCenter is its billing and receivables management application. It automates the billing lifecycle, enables the design of a variety of billing and payment plans, manages agent commissions and integrates with external payment systems.
The Company's InsuranceSuite Add-on Modules includes Guidewire Rating Management, which enables P&C insurance carriers to manage the pricing of their insurance products; Guidewire Reinsurance Management, which enables P&C insurance carriers to use rules-based logic to execute their reinsurance strategy through underwriting and claims processes; Guidewire Client Data Management, which allows P&C insurance carriers to get customer information, and Guidewire Standards-Based Templates, which help facilitate both initial implementation and ongoing maintenance of international organization for standardization (ISO) based insurance products. It also includes Guidewire London Market Messaging, which is an add-on for Guidewire ClaimCenter that provides functionality to address requirements of international insurers and the London Market.
Data Management and Analytics
The Company's data management and analytics includes Guidewire DataHub, Guidewire InfoCenter and Guidewire Live. Its Guidewire DataHub is a data store that unifies and stores data from the patchwork of an insurer's systems, as well as from external sources. Its Guidewire InfoCenter is a business intelligence warehouse for P&C insurers, which provides information for business intelligence, analysis and decision making. Its Guidewire Live is a cloud-based suite of analytical applications that aggregate data from internal and third party sources, and analyzes and visualizes the data in ways that provide insurers with insights into their business.
The Company's digital engagement includes Guidewire Digital Portals. Its Guidewire Digital Portals deliver self-service capabilities for people operating outside the corporate Intranet. The Company has developed various digital portal products that are targeted at various constituencies, such as customers, agents and brokers. These portals expose the data and business processes within Guidewire InsuranceSuite.
The Company competes with Accenture, Computer Sciences Corporation, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, eBaoTech Corporation, Exigen, Fadata AD, FINEOS, Innovation Group, Insurity, Inc., ISCS, Inc., Majesco, One, Inc., OneShield, Inc., Sapiens International Corporation, StoneRiver, Inc., TIA Technology A/S, Pegasystems Inc. and SAP AG.
Guidewire Software Inc
1001 E Hillsdale Blvd
FOSTER CITY CA 94404-1643