Guidewire Software Recognised as a Leader for Fourth Consecutive Year in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant

Guidewire Software, Inc. today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner, “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Non-Life Insurance Platforms, Europe”.

In the quadrant, Guidewire was placed highest on the ability to execute axis and furthest on the completeness of vision axis. This is the fourth year that Gartner has produced a Magic Quadrant for Non-Life Insurance Platforms, Europe, and it marks the fourth year that Guidewire has been named a Leader.

“We are honoured to be recognised by Gartner for the fourth year in a row as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for Non-Life Insurance Platforms, Europe,” said Laurent Fontaine, group vice president, Sales, EMEA, Guidewire Software. “We are committed to leading technology innovation in the non-life insurance industry and are setting the bar with our cloud-optimised platform. Customer success remains our top priority and we embrace those insurers seeking to modernise their legacy infrastructures and those wanting to test cloud by quickly bringing new business to market via a greenfield approach.”

“Leaders have the highest combined scores for Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision. They have a thorough market understanding, a strong non-life-insurance industry focus, and a clearly articulated vision for the future of the market and their products. Leaders offer technically solid and functionally complete software products. They have proven implementation track records with an adequate installed base,” according to the Gartner report.

 

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Guidewire’s momentum with InsuranceSuite during 2020 – 2021 includes:

  • Twice yearly releases of the Guidewire platform (Aspen and Banff in 2020, and Cortina so far in 2021), delivered as a cloud service, to accelerate innovation. Complex upgrades are a thing of the past, and operation and maintenance burdens are transferred to Guidewire.

  • Delivery of Guidewire Cloud Platform which provides a Guidewire-engineered architecture for the cloud. It includes infrastructure, application services, and data services and enables the provisioning, scalability, and security of Guidewire cloud products.

  • The reimagined Guidewire core platform with embedded analytics and native support for digital experiences for customers, agents, and employees — the most complete P&C insurance platform in the world.

  • The industry’s first smart-loop analytics platform which enables improved understanding of risk signal, more automated processes, better decision-making, a better customer experience, and improved business intelligence.

  • A complete set of APIs and integration tools, along with a world-class developer experience, that accelerate innovation while making it easier to integrate with other systems and build add-ons through a growing Guidewire Marketplace.

  • Product functional completeness, tooling, and methodology to continually drive down the cost of implementing and operating the Guidewire platform.

[Source: Guidewire Software Inc.]

Business Agility and Guidewire

As Guidewire’s oldest implementation partner in Europe, in 2006, we implemented the first-ever Guidewire ClaimCenter® system in Europe. Since then we have successfully engaged with clients from Los Angeles to Moscow to Japan to Europe and the UK.

As a systems integrator specialising in the implementation of Guidewire Software®, we focus on reducing risk and implementing claims and policy solutions on time and within budget. We are uniquely positioned as a London Market Guidewire integrator and have worked with both Syndicate and Companies businesses.

With a pragmatic approach, we provide full-time, Guidewire-certified and experienced individuals across all roles including: