FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that it has received a 2015 Vanguards in Insurance Practices (VIP) Award in the Core Systems category. The VIP Awards are sponsored by Insurance Networking News (INN) in partnership with Celent and were announced and presented at the recent Insurance Analytics Symposium in Boston. Winners were determined by insurance company professionals through their participation in an online survey where they were asked to name technology providers that deliver the most value in various VIP categories. More information about the 2015 VIP Awards can be found here.
"Insurers are facing greater expectations to be more responsive to their agents and policyholders. The winners of the VIP Awards are the vendors insurance executives say they can count on to help them quickly retrieve data and generate actionable business insights,” said Holli Gronset, publisher, Insurance Networking News.
“Insurers view data and analytics as critical to helping them achieve their strategic goals,” said Mike Fitzgerald, senior analyst, Celent. “The VIP Award winners are recognized for their effectiveness in providing valuable core platform, and data and analytics solutions to their insurance customers.”
“The Guidewire team is honored to be recognized for this award, which is based solely on feedback from P/C insurance professionals,” said Brian Desmond, chief marketing officer, Guidewire. “We thank Celent and Insurance Networking News for sponsoring the VIP awards program, and everyone who participated in the survey.”
This year is the ninth annual VIP ranking of technology solution providers to the insurance industry.
About Insurance Networking News
Insurance Networking News is a trusted source for information on how technology is being implemented to support insurers' strategic business objectives, providing insightful analysis of the technology innovations utilized to automate critical processes. Insurance Networking News is written to help senior insurance executives obtain mission-critical information on resolving industry challenges.
Celent is a research and advisory firm dedicated to helping financial institutions formulate comprehensive business and technology strategies. Celent publishes reports identifying trends and best practices in financial services technology and conducts consulting engagements for financial institutions looking to use technology to enhance existing business processes or launch new business strategies. With a team of internationally experienced analysts, Celent is uniquely positioned to offer strategic advice and market insights on a global basis.
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. Follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.
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