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Great American Insurance Group (Cincinnati), a specialty property/casualty insurance provider focusing on commercial products for businesses, and Guidewire (San Mateo, Calif.) have announced that Great American selected Guidewire InsuranceSuite on Guidewire Cloud to power its core business, simplify its IT operations, adapt to changing market demands, and deliver more value to policyholders, agents, and brokers. A Guidewire customer since 2006, Great American will migrate InsuranceSuite by product and line of business, according to a joint statement.
“We selected InsuranceSuite on Guidewire Cloud because it aligned with several of our major long-term programs and strategies,” comments Joe Kowaleski, CIO, Great American Insurance Group. “The streamlined, rapid updates and reduction of necessary IT involvement that Guidewire Cloud provides will free up our IT team for other pressing projects. In general, our employees are excited to work with leading-edge technology like Guidewire Cloud, which can certainly help us with employee satisfaction.”
Enabler for Driving Consistency
“We have a highly diverse portfolio of specialty P&C businesses within Great American Insurance Group, and Guidewire products have been an enabler for driving consistency in our IT ecosystem over the years,” Kowaleski adds. “We are optimistic about the flexibility and functionality offered on Guidewire Cloud, and we are glad to be extending this strategic relationship.”
“For more than 150 years, policyholders have been putting their trust in Great American,” comments John Mullen, President and Chief Revenue Officer, Guidewire. “It has been an honor to collaborate with Great American for the past 17 years, and we look forward to the next chapter together on Guidewire Cloud.”
Great American also selected Guidewire Canvas, Guidewire Compare, Guidewire Explore, and Guidewire Predict to enable proactive claims management analysis and optimized loss management, as well as Guidewire EnterpriseEngage digital applications.