Calgary, Alberta – Policy Works Inc. is pleased to recognize Les Assurances Gaudreau, Demers et Associes Inc. for having successfully completed the first ever electronic download of a commercial insurance quotation in Canada using the Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) XML standards. On April 9th, 2008, a commercial insurance quotation was downloaded from ING�s GoBrioTM web-quoting site into Les Assurances Gaudreau, Demers et Associes� Policy Works system using the Policy Works eMarketing functionality.
�This is a very exciting day for everyone at Policy Works Inc. Congratulations to Les Assurances Gaudreau, Demers et Associes Inc. for being the first brokerage in Canada to download a commercial quotation,� states Kevin Campbell, President, Policy Works Inc. �I wish to express my sincere gratitude to ING for sharing our vision. Together we are building solutions that help our brokers to better serve their clients.�
�The Policy Works eMarketing download is a seamless fit with our current workflow. It will definitely help to improve our efficiency, allowing us to provide better customer service,� explains Manon Racette, Directeur, Les Assurances Gaudreau, Demers et Associes Inc.
�We are excited to be the first company to provide quote download functionality to ING brokers who utilize the Policy Works system� said Pete Weightman, Senior Vice President, Commercial Lines for ING Insurance. �This is an important workflow improvement for brokers and demonstrates our continued commitment to the CSIO data exchange standards.�
The download functionality between Policy Works eMarketing and ING GoBrio is based on the Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) XML commercial-lines standards. Insurer partners, as part of the Policy Works Certified Data Exchange Partner (CDEP) Program, are required to use the CSIO XML standards to facilitate data exchange. The Policy Works CDEP Program ensures the accurate, reliable, and secure exchange of commercial lines data.
About Policy Works Inc.
Since 1992, Policy Works Inc. has been leading the development of Commercial Management Systems (CMS) for the Canadian insurance industry. Policy Works streamlines the commercial-lines workflow to manage the entire policy lifecycle efficiently and effectively.
Policy Works Inc. is a pioneer in the field of electronic commercial-lines data exchange. To ensure the accurate, reliable, and secure exchange of commercial lines data, Policy Works Inc. established its Certified Data Exchange Partner (CDEP) Program. Each insurer in this program works with Policy Works Inc. and, using the CSIO XML commercial-lines standard, is working to improve the independent broker distribution channel. More at www.policyworks.com.