SSQ General Insurance (SSQ), a quebec direct insurer, to group members as well as to the general public, and Guidewire Software, a provider of flexible core systems to general property/casualty insurers, has selected the Guidewire Insurance Suite as its new policy administration, billing and claims platform for its lines of personal business.

Guidewire Insurance Suite applications PolicyCenter, BillingCenter and ClaimCenter will be deployed to provide a foundation on which SSQ can build and support its fast growing business.

The Guidewire Insurance Suite will enable SSQ to: Improve the agility needed to expand its product portfolio; gain real-time visibility into the operations and information; improve efficiency of the underwriting process by providing instant access to information standards, and tools that allow a rapid assessment of applicant risk.

The suite will also utilize workflow management to support allocation, prioritization and tracking of participant tasks and integrate with external partners, suppliers and other market solutions for a streamlined insurance experience.

The suite was designed using a modular approach, enabling insurers to select individual applications or a pre-integrated set, driven by their requirements and priorities.

The suite provides the flexibility insurers need to deliver insurance the way they want to by rapidly delivering better products and service to their policyholders and agents, while improving underwriting discipline and lowering operational costs.

Insurers’ personnel gain intuitive, productive role-specific user interfaces. Insurer IT organizations gain flexibility in addressing evolving business requirements through consistent tools for configuring and enhancing operational data stores, user interfaces, workflows and business logic across their underwriting, policy administration, billing and claims systems.