End-to-end digital transformation will use Guidewire Core and
PARIS & WINNIPEG, Manitoba & FOSTER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, the largest Canadian Property
and Casualty Mutual insurer, has retained Capgemini
to guide their Strategic Systems Renewal program to its completion. The
program employs Core and Digital products from Guidewire Software, Inc.
(NYSE: GWRE), provider of the industry platform Property and Casualty
(P&C) insurers rely upon. This implementation is Capgemini’s largest
insurance core system transformation initiative in Canada.
“We will benefit from the leadership capabilities Capgemini can
provide from its many years of experience with Guidewire and insurance
industry delivery knowledge, both with us, and many other large
organizations throughout North America,” said Carol Jardine,
President of Wawanesa Mutual’s Canadian P&C Operations. “Our
partnership will create more capacity within Wawanesa to deliver on our
2018-2020 strategy and we will see more results – faster – with the
processes Capgemini will implement.”
Wawanesa’s business transformation covers the entire value chain with
implementations of Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, Guidewire Rating
Management™, Guidewire CustomerEngage™, and Guidewire ProducerEngage™.
The objectives of the transformation are to streamline the way of doing
business, accelerate speed to market, and reduce operational costs.
“The key to a successful implementation at Wawanesa is two-fold: true
collaboration between Wawanesa, Guidewire and Capgemini as well as our
using Capgemini’s methodology which allows multiple workstreams to be
underway simultaneously providing quicker time to market and more value,”
said Shane Cassidy, Managing Director, Insurance Business Unit,
Capgemini is also using its Applied
Innovation Discover Center in Toronto to hold highly collaborative
Strategic Assessment Workshops for Wawanesa. These workshops will
establish governance and ensure leadership is fully aligned to a common
vision and roadmap for Wawanesa’s digital transformation. The Applied
Innovation Discover Center is designed to encourage interaction and
creativity and is integral to this transformation.
Mike Polelle, Chief Delivery Officer, Guidewire, said, “Capgemini is
a leading systems integrator of Guidewire InsurancePlatform™ products
and we look forward to another successful implementation as we team
together on Wawanesa’s digital transformation.”
A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital
transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address
the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of
cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage
and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to
realize their business ambitions through an array of services from
strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the
business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a
multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The
Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion.
Visit us at www.capgemini.com.
People matter, results count.
About The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1896, is the largest
Canadian Property and Casualty Mutual insurer with $3 billion in annual
revenue and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, with
executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa
General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and
Oregon; Wawanesa Life, which provides life insurance products and
services throughout Canada; and Western Financial Group, which
distributes personal and business insurance across Western Canada. With
over 5,000 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million
policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in
Canada and the United States. Wawanesa actively gives back to
organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating
well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in
corporate philanthropy. Learn more at www.wawanesa.com/canada/.
About Guidewire Software
Guidewire delivers the industry platform that Property and Casualty
(P&C) insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating
change. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to
enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business. We
are privileged to serve more than 350 companies in 32 countries. For
more information, please visit www.guidewire.com
and follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.