Guidewire Names IMS as Solution Alliance Partner

The vendors also announced the availability of IMS’s UBI Enrollment Accelerator for Guidewire PolicyCenter, and IMS’s participation in the Ready for Guidewire Solution Alliance accelerator validation program.

(City Hall, Waterloo, Ontario, home of IMS. Photo Credit: Giligone.) 

Guidewire Software (Foster City, Calif.) has announced that Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS, Waterloo, Ontario) has joined the vendor’s PartnerConnect as a partner. Guidewire also announced that IMS will participate in the Ready for Guidewire Solution Alliance accelerator validation program, and the availability of IMS’ UBI Enrollment Accelerator for Guidewire PolicyCenter.

IMS offers a range of insurance telematics solutions all powered by its DriveSync connected car platform. DriveSync platform-enabled insurance solutions and services include UBI, claims management, event reconstruction, incident detection, driver coaching, scoring and analytics, according to a joint statement from the vendors. All services are backed by IMS’ deployment expertise and experience, robust security architecture, and strong intellectual property protection consisting of over 200 patents and patents pending, the statement says.

Market-Leading Telematics Solution

Christopher Dell, Senior Director, Product Management and Development, IMS.

Christopher Dell, Senior Director, Product Management and Development, IMS.

“We are looking forward to bringing the power of IMS’ market-leading insurance telematics solution to Guidewire customers to help ensure their telematics-based programs are ready for success,” comments Christopher Dell, Senior Director, Product Management and Development, IMS. “IMS can immediately enable insurance companies to realize the time and cost saving benefits of seamless Guidewire integration, while leveraging our extensive knowledge, expertise and experience for a quick path to market.”

“We welcome IMS to the Guidewire PartnerConnect Solution program,” says Neil Betteridge, VP, Strategy, Guidewire Software. “As insurance companies harness the power of insurance telematics, including UBI programs, we look forward to working with IMS to help ease the path to more tailored auto insurance offerings.”

IMS’ UBI Enrollment Accelerator is currently available, at no charge, to Guidewire PolicyCenter customers via the vendor’s Resource Portal.

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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