CGI’s New Ratabase Release Stresses Usability, Speed-to-Market

CGI characterizes Ratabase 8’s new capabilities as empowering business users to deploy complex rating programs in a fraction of the time and cost of other applications, while maintaining the system’s proven performance and scalability.

CGI (Fairfax, Va.) has announced availability of version 8 of its Ratabase insurance rating solution.  New features of Ratabase 8 include enhanced design, analysis and reporting functionality, as well as a better user experience and simplified workflow designed to help carriers increase productivity, efficiency and speed-to-market.

CGI characterizes Ratabase 8’s new capabilities as empowering business users to deploy complex rating programs in a fraction of the time and cost of other applications, while maintaining the system’s proven performance and scalability.

Phillip Crenshaw, CGI.

Phillip Crenshaw, CGI.

Ratabase 8 reflects the vendor’s attention to clients’ suggestions for enhancements that would dramatically improve their productivity, according to Phillip Crenshaw, the vendor’s VP of Insurance Solutions. “CGI’s Ratabase 8 introduces the features that insurance carriers need to design and deploy new insurance products more efficiently, effectively and rapidly,” he comments.

Highlights of Ratabase 8 include the following, according to a vendor statement:

–          New Ratabase apps for analytical modeling, reporting, integration and performance to provide faster, more efficient delivery of functionality to clients;

–          Table and Formula editor fully integrated with Microsoft Excel, combining the power and flexibility of Ratabase with the functionality and familiarity of the widely used Microsoft application;

–          Configurable user roles to enable carriers to control security settings and accessibility; and

–          Enhanced user interface with dashboards – such as a My Work task list – and streamlined workflow.

Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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