LONDON: Thursday 6th January 2022 – Duck Creek Technologies (Nasdaq: DCT) announced today that it has entered into a partnership with global information services company Experian which will help general insurance providers in the U.K. market to enhance the quality of their underwriting and claims handling, delivering more detailed risk profiles through enhanced consumer data.
The partnership will deliver an on-demand Software as a Service (SaaS) solution using Experian’s iCache platform – which integrates critical and accurate risk information during the underwriting process for motor, buildings, and contents insurance.
iCache enables insurers to gain a better understanding of customers, from financial status to risks associated with their homes or vehicles. The rich datasets include both public market and semi-public data about consumers, including credit and fraud scores, which will give customers extra confidence to better manage their financial position and protect against issues such as fraud and identity theft.
By using Duck Creek’s Platform, Experian will have a single point of configuration and, therefore, a holistic view of customer data – which means that their general insurer partners can deliver timely and personalised service in a secure environment to meet ever-changing customer demands.
Duck Creek Technologies Partner Go-To-Market Leader Douglas Rudd said:
“This partnership with Experian is an exciting development for both parties and will initially be specific to the U.K. market, whereby we can jointly serve and add significant value for insurers and their customers.
Combining the breadth of critical consumer Experian data with the technical market know-how and expertise provided by Duck Creek are key to helping insurers accelerate their speed to market and operational resilience.
We are very pleased that Experian has chosen us to be their technology provider for this unique deal for them, and we are confident of significant take-up when we roll out the partnership in 2022.”
Paul Speirs, Managing Director for Digital Consumer Information at Experian, commented:
“At Experian, we are continually innovating and using technology to modernise the financial services industry and satisfy the real-time data demands for providers and their customers. We believe every consumer deserves access to fair and affordable credit, and we are committed to helping our clients to provide greater financial opportunities for everyone.
The robust data assets of Experian, combined with the best-in-class technology and expertise of Duck Creek, will allow us to deliver new, scalable solutions for our general insurance partners while delivering better outcomes for consumers.
We already have a number of mutual customers who benefit from our collective expertise, and a collaboration such as this is a natural extension of the excellent relationship we have with the Duck Creek team.”
About Duck Creek Technologies
Duck Creek Technologies is a leading provider of core system solutions to the P&C and General insurance industry. By accessing Duck Creek OnDemand, the company’s enterprise Software-as-a-Service solution, insurance carriers are able to navigate uncertainty and capture market opportunities faster than their competitors. Duck Creek’s functionally-rich solutions are available on a standalone basis or as a full suite, and all are available via Duck Creek OnDemand.
For more information, visit www.duckcreek.com
Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.
We have 20,000 people operating across 44 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people, and innovation to help all our clients maximise every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
For more information, visit www.experianplc.com
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