(Southborough, Mass. Image credit: S. Foskett.)
Hospitality Insurance Group (Southborough, Mass.) has selected Marias Technology (Covington, Ohio), a provider of software testing and implementation services to the insurance industry, to provide testing and implementation services for its new core processing system.Hospitality Insurance Group (HIG) provides commercial property, general liability, liquor liability, and excess liability (assault and battery and property damage) insurance to bars, taverns, restaurants, social clubs, liquor stores, caterers, and other qualified establishments in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Hospitality Mutual Insurance Company (HMIC) is a private, mutually owned insurance company operating in the state of Massachusetts. In 2010, HMIC formed Hospitality Insurance Company (HIC) to expand its reach to other states.
Under the terms of the agreement, Marias will help ensure system requirements are complete, accurate, and clearly defined; upgrades and new functionality are implemented correctly; and testing is done thoroughly, including QA, regression, and UAT.
A Step Forward
“Marias came highly recommended from the system vendor and from other Marias customers,” comments Richard E. Welch, Jr, President and CEO, HIG. “Given their high level of experience, we have an equally high level of confidence in them. Chris Haines and his team were very agreeable in everything we asked of them. This is a step forward for our company.”
“Dick Welch and his team take a no-nonsense approach to their business,” comments R. Christopher Haines, President and CEO of Marias. “They were very thorough in getting to know us. They asked a lot of questions. And they made certain they were comfortable with us before starting our working relationship. We look forward to helping them get the most out of their system.”