Sapiens | July 01, 2021
Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of insurance software solutions, announced the availability of two new cloud-native components of its DigitalSuite, a dynamic, digital engagement and enablement platform that helps insurers accelerate their digital transformation: Sapiens Journey and Form Composer. Sapiens Journey & Form Composer, created and developed especially for the insurance market by some of the industry's top digital specialists, can be deployed as a stand-alone solution or as part of a full digital enablement program.
Sapiens Journey & Form Composers enable business users to introduce and manage current journeys and workflows and design and build new ones without writing code. Simple drag-and-drop, low-code functionality, and a library of widgets and components enable insurers to cut costs and speed time to market without relying on IT personnel. In addition, the modules are very user-friendly, graphic, clear, and easy to publish.
Sapiens Journey Composer allows insurers to digitize their existing journeys to improve every stage of the insurance lifecycle for consumers and internal users. Sapiens Form Composer digitizes documentation and forms, allowing insurers to rapidly change journeys by converting conventional PDFs into new digital formats. Together, they can improve existing client journeys while also developing new ones in new businesses or for new lines of insurance. In addition, the modules provide insurers the tools they need to quickly configure and deploy new products, easily integrate data sources, and eliminate costly IT resources, allowing them to control the process of intuitive journey management and creation fully.
Sapiens DigitalSuite's modular, cloud-native components can be connected with insurers' existing technology landscape to build new, digitally native journeys, reinvent consumer experience using new technologies, or cater to new lines of business. Sapiens DigitalSuite's open architecture and seamless connection through advanced APIs, the insight of data-driven business processes, and the agility of a cloud-native environment allow a fast entry into new markets.
Sapiens International Corporation enables insurers to thrive in this ever business. Sapiens provides digital software platforms, solutions, and services to the property and casualty, life, pension and annuity, reinsurance, financial and compliance, workers' comp, and financial markets. Sapiens has over 35 years of experience delivering to over 600 companies worldwide, demonstrating a proven ability to meet clients' core systems, data, and digital requirements.
Majesco | June 09, 2021
Majesco, a global leader of cloud insurance software solutions for insurance business transformation, today announced cloud-native core containerization for Majesco P&C Core Suite and Majesco L&A and Group Core Suite to provide portability, agility, speed-to-market, and ease of environment consistency management for companies accelerating their business transformation on the cloud.
Majesco P&C Core Suite and Majesco L&A and Group Core Suite are built as Docker images, orchestrated using Kubernetes, and deployed as Helm charts enabling customers to run on any cloud infrastructure. Majesco will continue to assess the right balance of further decomposition into granular microservices based on customer and market-driven demands with the first decomposition completed. With parallel run validations, this transition is seamless – with no business interruptions – and requires no additional testing or change efforts for carriers.
With cloud-native core Containerization support, Majesco's cloud operations will be more reliable, responsive, and secure. Additional benefits include:
• Consistency – Enable consistency of deployments across all environments through the same app deployment structure and infrastructure configurations.
• Dynamic Scalability – Dynamic adjustments to computing resources by automatically scaling to new nodes based on load for better ROI and operational readiness.
• Superior Availability – Separating functionality across containers and monitoring for problem detection and self-healing to deliver higher availability.
• Enhanced Security - Applications isolation from the host and each other, Kubernetes secrets for provisioning passwords/keys, and automatic app management and deployment provides enhanced security.
• Faster Deployment - Standardized docker images enable faster deployment of Majesco Apps and faster patching for host OS.
• Cloud Platform Agnostic - Abstraction from host OS, an inherent feature of containerization, makes the app run on any cloud platform.
• Cost-Effectiveness - Scaling of lightweight containers, auto-scaling, and a high degree of automation significantly reduce operating costs with horizontal scaling.
Majesco was named a Leader in the October 2020 Magic Quadrant for P&C Core Insurance Platforms, North America, and a Visionary in the August 2020 Magic Quadrant for Life Insurance Policy Administration Systems, North America. The company also received an XCelent award for Depth of Service in Celent's Policy Administration Systems: North America Property Casualty Report and named the Top "Best-in-Class" Vendor in the P&C Policy Administration Aite Matrix Report.
Majesco is the leading software partner to both the P&C and L&A insurance markets to modernize, optimize and innovate their businesses at speed and scale. Over 330 insurers, from greenfields, start-ups, and MGAs to the largest insurers, reinsurers, and brokers, use Majesco's next-generation SaaS platform solutions of core, data and analytics, digital, distribution, absence management, and a rich ecosystem marketplace of established and InsurTech partners to build the future of insurance.
Our technology, expertise, and leadership help insurers innovate and connect to build the future of their business. With over 825 successful implementations and over 65% of our customers on Cloud with Majesco platform solutions, together, we have a fantastic track record of innovation and real-world results.
Obsidian Insurance Holdings, Inc. | November 02, 2021
Hylant, one of the largest privately owned insurance brokerages in the U.S., announces the launch of RoadPilot®, a "pay as you go" hired non-owned program designed for the restaurant home food delivery industry.
The program takes a unique approach by integrating real-time monitoring of driver behavior with the assessment of risk. The program will typically target restaurant groups with 20 or more locations. Traditional insurance products can lead to gaps in coverage for restaurant businesses that rely on delivery drivers because premiums are based on industry averages and applied universally regardless of the drivers' liability profiles. With RoadPilot, premiums are developed to more fairly and accurately reflect a delivery driver's actual behavior and actual delivery miles travelled. Specific rating factors include aggregate driver risk profiles derived from hard braking, rapid acceleration, speeding, unsafe maneuvers, and phone usage. Premium is determined on a monthly basis.
"We're excited to begin this program with Obsidian Insurance Company, Their team has a proven track record of providing solutions for industry niches. The collaboration between our teams during the development of the product was great. We look forward to a long-term partnership with Obsidian on RoadPilot."
- Mike Ugljesa, President of Hylant Administrative Services.
"We are thrilled to partner with a highly respected program partner that has strong and proven expertise in the restaurant and food franchise industries. The RoadPilot program brings a much-needed product to the food delivery segment and has developed an innovative approach to more accurately price risk with the incorporation of telematics. We look forward to a long-term partnership with Hylant as well as the strong panel of reinsurers supporting the program."
- William Jewett, CEO of Obsidian Insurance Company
RoadPilot is an app-based technology that drivers install on their phones. Clients also have access to a convenient dashboard that is available 24/7. This provides managers with real-time data to monitor in-progress driving and drill down into historical driving statistics to help identify and address unsafe driving habits. Data can also be used to reward and incentivize employees who are driving safely.
Hylant is one of the largest privately held insurance brokerages in the United States. Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, we offer complete risk management services, employee benefits brokerage and consultation, loss control, healthcare management and insurance solutions for businesses and individuals locally, nationally, and internationally.
About Obsidian Insurance Company
Obsidian Insurance Company is a subsidiary of Obsidian Insurance Holdings, Inc., a new fronting insurance holding company that issues policies underwritten by Managing General Agents, Managing General Underwriters, and program managers. Obsidian sources, underwrites, and manages a diverse portfolio of property, casualty, and specialty insurance programs, and reinsures the majority of its program business to select reinsurers. Obsidian was formed in 2020 in partnership with leading insurance industry executives and Genstar Capital.