Guidewire ClaimCenter Wins 2013 RAVE Award

  Guidewire ClaimCenter Wins 2013 RAVE Award

  Award based on customer survey marks sixth consecutive year of recognition

Business Wire

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- June 14, 2013

Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to
Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers, today announced that Guidewire ClaimCenter®,
its market leading claims management system, won a 2013 RAVE Award.

The RAVE Awards, presented by Tech Decisions magazine and industry research
and advisory firm Novarica, are designed to recognize outstanding software and
IT service providers based on user responses to a survey using Novarica's
Average Customer Experience (ACE) ranking methodology. Insurance executives
are asked to rate their vendor and their respective solutions in five areas:
staff, organization, functionality, technology, and overall satisfaction. This
is the sixth consecutive year that ClaimCenter has received recognition from
Tech Decisions magazine.

This year the RAVE Awards are recognizing software solutions across all
categories that receive overall scores of 94 or above out of 100. More
information about the RAVE Awards 2013 can be found at

"The RAVE Awards were designed to recognize those solutions that are
delivering exemplary value to their customers as measured by those customers
themselves," says Matthew Josefowicz, a managing director at Novarica.

"We are thrilled to congratulate Guidewire Software on their RAVE Award
recognition," said James Daggett, publisher, Tech Decisions. "The awards
provide extremely valuable information for insurance technology decision
makers as the ACE ranking methodology reflects verified customer responses.
Congratulations to Guidewire on demonstrating superior value to their

“The Guidewire team is honored to receive a RAVE Award for ClaimCenter,” said
Brian Desmond, vice president, Marketing, Guidewire Software. “We are deeply
committed to helping our customers succeed – to successfully replace their
legacy systems and to realize their goals – and are especially pleased with
this recognition as it is based on customer feedback. Thank you to everyone
who participated in the ACE Ranking Survey and to Tech Decisions and Novarica
for sponsoring the RAVE Awards.”

Guidewire ClaimCenter is an end-to-end claims management system, built to meet
the specific needs of today’s P/C insurers. ClaimCenter’s flexible business
rules enable claims organizations to define, enforce, and continually refine
their preferred claim handling practices in order to optimize and monitor
their claim processes. ClaimCenter is in use by insurers of all sizes across
all P/C product lines to improve speed and accuracy, reduce loss adjustment
expense, and enable proactive management of claims. ClaimCenter is available
as a standalone system or as part of Guidewire InsuranceSuite™, and can be
integrated to an insurer’s legacy systems or third party applications.

About Novarica

Novarica provides information, insights, and perspective on markets,
operations, and technology to financial services and insurance executives. The
company delivers its service through published research, retained advisory
services, and project-based consulting. Novarica’s research includes market
and trend analyses, best practices research, case studies, and independent
analyses of insurance software vendors. Novarica draws its knowledge from the
personal experience of its principals, the ongoing information-gathering
initiatives of dedicated research staff, and regular communication with
insurer executives through informal networks and through the Novarica
Insurance Technology Research Council, a community of more than 225 insurer
CIOs and senior executives. For more information, please visit

About Tech Decisions

Tech Decisions, published by Summit Business Media, guides top-level insurance
technology and business professionals in managing their companies’ systems on
a day-to-day basis and informs their decision-making for the future. Tech
Decisions helps readers leverage time-tested as well as leading-edge
technology products, systems, and strategies—and in making the best decisions
to fulfill the business and profitability needs of today’s insurance and
financial services marketplace. For more information, visit

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire Software is a provider of software products for Property/Casualty
insurers. Designed to be flexible and scalable, Guidewire products enable
insurers to deliver excellent service, increase market share, and lower
operating costs. Guidewire products include Guidewire InsuranceSuite™,
consisting of Guidewire PolicyCenter®, Guidewire ClaimCenter® and Guidewire
BillingCenter® which span the core functional areas in insurance; Guidewire
Live^SM, a cloud-based network connecting peer insurers, core system data and
expert tools through instant on apps; Guidewire DataHub™ and Guidewire
InfoCenter™ which help insurers address their data management and business
intelligence challenges. Guidewire is headquartered in Foster City,
California, with offices in Beijing, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Munich, Paris,
Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, and Warsaw. For more information, please visit

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PolicyCenter, Guidewire BillingCenter, Guidewire InsuranceSuite, Guidewire
DataHub, Guidewire InfoCenter, Guidewire Live, Guidewire Live Inside, Before &
After, Claim Canvas, ViewPoint, Guidewire PartnerConnect, Guidewire
SolutionConnect, Deliver Insurance Your Way, and the Guidewire logo are
trademarks, service marks, or registered trademarks of Guidewire Software,
Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.


Guidewire Software, Inc.
Diana Stott, +1-650-356-4941
Director, Communications
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