GAINSCO’s Successful Paradigm Shift from Legacy Systems to Cloud with Duck Creek Technologies


Modernize GAINSCO’s tech to support expansion into 44 states.

Replace legacy systems with a scalable, agile enterprise system.


Reduced call center talk time by 3 minutes, saving cost and time.

Cut launch time in a new state from 15 months to 16 weeks.

Implemented architecture for rapid on-demand integration.

We knew we had to do something different and that it was time for an upgrade, which is how we ended up connecting with Duck Creek Technologies.

Phil West

The Challenges

  • Legacy Technology Systems
    GAINSCO’s existing policy administration and billing systems were predominantly run on mid-frame legacy applications, which were not ideal for modern programming and had a dwindling talent pool.
  • National Expansion
    The company aimed to expand its operations into 44 states, which required a scalable and flexible tech infrastructure.

The Solutions

  • The choice fell on Duck Creek Technologies due to its strong suite of integration capabilities, and the right levels of functionality that did not require reliance on proprietary technology. 
  • The selected solution comprised Duck Creek OnDemand, Duck Creek Policy, Duck Creek Billing, and Duck Creek Distribution Management to replace the legacy technology.
  • The new architecture provided everyone with the same view, bridging the gap between the agency facing and internal facing systems.

The Impacts

Improved Efficiency

The call center talk time was reduced by almost three minutes, significantly improving operational efficiency.

Rapid Expansion

The process of launching in a new state was shortened from 15 months to 16 weeks, accelerating GAINSCO’s national expansion plan.


The agile architecture allowed for on-demand integrations, thus creating a customized ecosystem that aligned with GAINSCO’s growth goals.

Partner Ecosystem

GAINSCO also utilized integrations from our partner ecosystem to reach their goals:

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About the Customer

GAINSCO Auto Insurance® is a Dallas, Texas-based property and casualty insurance company concentrating on the non-standard personal auto insurance market, specializing in minimum limits personal auto insurance. GAINSCO is an expansionary company, selling its insurance policies in 21 states through independent agents and directly to customers via digital channels, with insurance operations conducted through MGA Insurance Company, Inc. In December 2020, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company acquired GAINSCO, Inc. and its subsidiaries.

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Products/ Services Utilized
Duck Creek OnDemand, Policy, Billing, Distribution Management

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