THI Insurance Selects Agilis Core General Insurance Software
INDUSTRY| Oct. 1, 2013, 7:57 a.m.
Agile Financial Technologies, a leading software provider for insurance, banking and financial services sectors, announced that it has won the contract to deploy Agilis Core General Insurance software for THI Insurance, Zimbabwe’s most trusted and recognized insurer with a history of 75 years of experience in providing tobacco hail and windstorm cover to both large and small scale tobacco growers.
THI Insurance is a subsidiary of Tetrad Holdings Limited, whose other operations include Banking, Asset Management, Microfinance, Mining and Property management. THI Insurance is now expanding it’s product offering to include property and casualty , marine, engineering, aviation, accident, credit, travel, liability, crop, livestock and motor insurance. With this expansion plan in mind, THI Insurance sought to identify a reliable software product and provider to partner with them in the automation of their business functions and zeroed in on Agile FT’s Agilis General Insurance Software as it’s technology platform of choice, after an extensive evaluation of various software solutions.
“Over the last 75 years, THI Insurance has been a trusted insurance provider to the tobacco and agricultural sector and we are now expanding our horizon to cover other niche insurance products in Zimbabwe and the region. Taking into account our growth plans, we wanted to ensure that we had a dependable general insurance system to automate our existing operations and allow us to offer our customers short term insurance solutions more efficiently. After reviewing solutions from various vendors, we chose Agilis Core General Insurance as it is not only feature-rich but also offers us scalability as well,” says Hamish MacLean, Managing Director, THI Insurance.
“As part of this deployment, we will also be implementing Agilis Portals to extend a web based presence covering our agents, brokers and customers. We are confident that Agilis Core General Insurance will help us streamline our operations, enhance our business processes and help our growth and expansion plans,” adds Amon Rupiya, Head Of Operations – (General Insurance).
Agilis Core General Insurance is an integrated comprehensive solution for insurance companies covering the entire business cycle from underwriting and claim management to reinsurance and accounting. With a set of powerful tools, this solution is aimed at enhancing insurance business processes and other aspects of an Insurance company that directly leads to higher profitability. Featuring multi-language and multi-currency support as well as consolidated financial information on multi-currency transactions, Agilis’ well-defined workflow covers all the steps of the insurance business from a single view of the customer profile to effective management with pre-configured reports, including MIS, as well as web-portals.
Agilis is entirely web-based and ensures quick, accurate and easy access to information by employing a modular and parametric approach to the management of insurance business and deploying it enterprise wide. In addition to the core operational efficiencies that Agilis brings in, THI Insurance will also be able to leverage Agile FT’s mobility solutions and web portals to automate agents and brokers.
“We are proud to participate in this new phase of technology transformation at THI Insurance, one of the more established and respected insurance institutions in Zimbabwe. We expect a rapid implementation process which will be conducted in conjunction with our local suppport partner, Finsys, who have a strong delivery and support team built around our products,” says Kalpesh Desai, CEO at Agile FT.
“FinSys Zimbabwe is a leading systems integrator of enterprise business software solutions focused on the insurance and financial services sector and a leading value added reseller of Agile FT’s products. We have THI Insurance’s business imperatives and together with Agile FT will deploy Agilis Core General Insurance using our certified implementers for a rapid and seamless implementation,” adds Munya Mateko, MD of Finsys.
MORE INDUSTRY NEWS
Rapid Response launched with Pamoja Cloud serviceRapid Response, an award winning mobile emergency application, is now available to South African mobile-users, providing a fast link to help at hand when they need it most. Read More
MTN App of the Year: Zapper zaps Best Microsoft app, wins Consumer Choice AwardAlready taking the restaurant business by storm across South Africa, Europe and beyond, secure payment app Zapper has notched up two wins at MTN’s App of the Year competition. Read More
Retailer spend on technology for efficiency and customer satisfaction is upXON Retail Solutions has enjoyed phenomenal success in the past financial year by gaining a 25% revenue growth over the previous year, which demonstrates robust commitment from retailers to improve operational efficiencies and seek improved customer satisfaction. Read More
Mota-Engil Africa uses Integr8 for infrastructure deployment projectIntegr8, an established leading provider of managed ICT services, has completed a complex, enterprise-wide virtual server and storage infrastructure integration project for global multi-disciplinary engineering company Mota-Engil. Read More
Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals 9.0 adds mobile app support and HDAnalyticsAppInternals now captures second-by-second application performance insights in a business context from device to data centre. Read More
SureSwipe launches SureSwipe Move - an MPOS solution for SMEs on the goSureSwipe, a leading Payment Services Provider (PSP), has launched the SureSwipe Move Mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) solution in South Africa. Read More
Riverbed advances partnership with MicrosoftRiverbed Technology, the leader in application performance infrastructure, has announced that it is one of the first partners to join the new Microsoft Azure Certified program. Read More
Survey proves paperless SA office a distant dreamDespite modern technology resulting in many businesses now working with electronic documents, 90% of local businesses are still storing original paper documents, according to the 2014 Metrofile Information and Records Management Trends Index. Read More
Create an app-ready network and connect with trillion dollar industryThe size, scope and wealth of opportunity that characterises IoT continue to attract the attention of businesses, especially industry leaders, says Kemp Technologies. Read More
FEATURED STORYNigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’
WASPAN chief Simon Aderinlola says unless the regulator intervenes, WASPAN may not have anything left to regulate. Kokumo Goodie reports.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture
In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.