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Duck Creek Releases v4.0 Policy Administration System

Version 4.0 of Duck Creek Policy Administration uses an improved data model that improves usability and data accessibility, and includes Duck Creek's EXAMPLE Author tool in .NET, according to the vendor.

Duck Creek Technologies has announced the availability of version 4.0 the Bolivar, Mo.-based vendor's Duck Creek Policy Administration solution, which supports P&C insurance products, including personal, specialty and commercial. The new release includes and infrastructure upgrade that delivers a broader functionality which enables carriers to continually enhance their policy management processes, according to a Duck Creek source.

Version 4.0 uses an improved data model that makes security administration easier for both users and entities, and improves data accessibility, according to the Duck Creek Source. A more robust and enhanced user interface (UI) has been incorporated-utilizing new customizable dashboards, giving users a friendly, modern look and feel, coupled with improving workflow efficiencies, the vendor claims. The solution's new dashboard and task system improves the ability to process business and increases operational efficiencies, providing carriers a competitive advantage, the vendor adds.

Within this new release, Duck Creek's EXAMPLE Author tool has migrated to a .NET version giving it a new remodeled look and performance, the source says. The tool has been supplemented with the addition of a new feature--an update adoption utility tool, that will help carriers streamline their bureau content adoption processes, according to Duck Creek.

"Release 4.0 delivers an efficient, fast and universal scalable technology for the P&C insurance market," comments Steve Hall, CEO, Duck Creek. "It reflects our effort to accelerate R&D efforts to prepare for the nation`s economic rebound. The motivation behind Release 4.0 was to enable cost savings, deliver business benefits to our customers in the area of usability, and provide integration for carriers with their agents, partners and consumers."

Anthony O'Donnell has covered technology in the insurance industry since 2000, when he joined the editorial staff of Insurance & Technology. As an editor and reporter for I&T and the InformationWeek Financial Services of TechWeb he has written on all areas of information ... View Full Bio

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