Cision PR Newswire | October 17, 2020
Equisoft proudly announced today the successful implementation of their SaaS policy administration offering, Equisoft/manage, including their electronic application software, Equisoft/apply, for GCU. The new solution, which is built on the Oracle Insurance Policy Administration (OIPA) platform, was rolled-out for GCU's Final Expense products, creating an enhanced experience for e-applications, new business, automated underwriting, agency compensation, policy changes, billing & payments, claims, workflow, correspondence and operational reports. Located in Beaver, Pennsylvania, GCU is a 128-year-old fraternal benefit society offering innovative Life & Annuity products to their clients in United States. GCU embarked upon this strategic initiative in late 2018 and subsequently entered into a multi-year agreement with Equisoft to upgrade their technology, implement new products, and sunset their legacy PAS by migrating their policies to the Equisoft/manage solution.
Accenture | January 06, 2021
Accenture has been named a Leader and Star Performer for application and digital services in the global life and annuities (L&A) insurance sector in another report from industry analyst firm Everest Group.
Everest Group analyzed the vision, capability and market impact of 21 leading IT application and digital service providers for the L&A Insurance Application and Digital Services PEAK Matrix® 2021 report.
Accenture is positioned as a Leader and Star Performer for Market Impact, which assesses service providers against criteria, for example, market adoption, portfolio blend and value to clients; and for Vision and Capability, which includes measures, for example, strategy, service scope, innovation and investments, and delivery.
“We’re thrilled to be recognized for our leading capabilities in helping insurers embrace change and compete with the latest technologies and digital experiences,” said Steve Murphy, a senior managing director at Accenture and global technology lead for its Insurance industry group. “The pandemic has only accelerated the need for convenient and personalized digital services from life and annuity providers. We’re continuing to help insurers modernize their legacy technology systems with cloud-centric business models and reimagine the customer experience with analytics.”
Service providers are positioned on Everest Group's PEAK Matrix®, which measures their vision, capability and market impact. The report and PEAK Matrix assessment furnish organizations with a framework to measure the relative market impact and capabilities of service providers around the world.
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 514,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities.
Hub International Limited | November 03, 2020
Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced today that it has acquired the insurance brokerage assets of The Olson Insurance Agency LLC (The Olson Agency) and Insure All, LLC (Insure All). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The owner of The Olson Agency and Insure All, Max Olson and Michael Forney, respectively, were each previously part of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company's (Nationwide) exclusive distribution model and recently transitioned to independent brokers. Both The Olson Agency and Insure All provide personal and commercial insurance services, including home, auto, life and business. The agencies are based in the following cities in Virginia: The Olson Agency in Springfield, Arlington and Woodbridge; and Insure All in Stanley.