ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a leading provider of data, analytics and technology for insurance, and a Guidewire PartnerConnect™ Solution partner, today announced upgrades to six Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ accelerators, including C.L.U.E. Auto, C.L.U.E. Property, National Credit File (NCF), Police Reporting, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), and Auto Data Prefill. All accelerators for Guidewire PolicyCenter® and ClaimCenter are compatible with versions 7 and 8, and have successfully completed the Ready for Guidewire accelerator validation process.
LexisNexis Risk Solutions help insurers contain costs, streamline critical business processes and gain insightful business information with a combination of data and innovative analytics. The company's suite of accelerators makes it easier for Guidewire customers to integrate data analytics into their acquisition, retention, underwriting, and claims workflows for smarter risk decisioning, increased efficiency, faster transactions and improved customer experience.
"We continue to see TCO value for our customers when they're able to leverage an accelerator, and LexisNexis Risk Solutions has more accelerators than any other Guidewire partner as part of Guidewire's Ready for program," said Drew Whitmore, Senior Director of Global Alliances, Insurance, LexisNexis Risk Solutions. "This fact underscores our commitment to helping our customers address resource constraints within their organizations and implement the most robust set of data for their policy and claims decisions."
LexisNexis Risk Solutions leveraged its relationship with Guidewire PartnerConnect Consulting partner, Cynosure, as the systems integration organization to perform the accelerator upgrades. Cynosure is a boutique, global consulting firm focused on Guidewire InsuranceSuite™. Cynosure co-founder and CEO of core systems transformation, Sid Wadhwa said, "Working with LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Guidewire achieves our goal to help insurers maximize the value of their Guidewire investments in core systems modernization."
"We appreciate LexisNexis Risk Solutions' ongoing support of the Ready for Guidewire program," said Becky Mattick, director, Global Solution Alliances, Guidewire Software. "Their recent work to upgrade multiple accelerators to market is a testament of their dedication to bring value and reduce the total cost of ownership for our joint customers."
LexisNexis Risk Solutions insurance products are designed to integrate directly with an insurer's policy administration system (PAS) and claims management system (CMS) providing data, analytics, and other needed services at the beginning and throughout the life of the relationship with the insured.
With these upgrades, LexisNexis now offers the following Ready for Guidewire validated accelerators:
- Claims Datafill for ClaimCenter 7 and 8;
- C.L.U.E.® Auto for PolicyCenter 7 and 8;
- C.L.U.E.® Property for PolicyCenter 7 and 8;
- C.L.U.E. ® Commercial for ClaimCenter 7 and 8;
- Motor Vehicle Records for PolicyCenter 7 and 8;
- Auto Data Prefill for PolicyCenter 7 and 8;
- National Credit File (NCF) for PolicyCenter 7 and 8;
- Police Reports for ClaimCenter 7 and 8; and
- Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for PolicyCenter 7 and 8.
The Ready for Guidewire validation mark designates that partner offerings have been through a rigorous review process that supports readiness for integration with Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ products.
About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced analytics, LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.
Based in Jacksonville, Florida, Cynosure is a team of Guidewire InsuranceSuite™ experts focused on simplifying core system transformation for insurers. Cynosure was founded with the objective of helping Guidewire Software® customers lower their total cost of ownership. Leveraging its deep understanding of Guidewire products, Cynosure delivers speed and efficiency to its clients' business operations. For more information about Cynosure, visit CynosureInc.com or call (630) 481-7739.
About Guidewire PartnerConnect and Ready for Guidewire
Guidewire PartnerConnect™ is a global network of select partner companies that provide consulting services and solutions to enhance, extend, and complement the capabilities of Guidewire products. Our worldwide partner community helps contribute to the success of our mutual customers in the Property/Casualty insurance industry by delivering Guidewire software implementations, value-add solution and technology offerings, and guidance on insurance industry best practices.
Ready for Guidewire accelerators developed by PartnerConnect Solution members have been rigorously reviewed by Guidewire, adhere to Guidewire software design principles, and meet established criteria. The accelerators are published on the Guidewire Marketplace and are available for download by Guidewire customers at no charge.
Guidewire PartnerConnect is an invitation-only program. For more information about Guidewire PartnerConnect please visit www.guidewire.com/partners/.
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