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Case study for policy administration solution in the short-term insurance industry

More and more insurers are investing in modernising their policy administration capabilities, but joint research by SMA and Insurance & Technology has found that projects remain challenged because of poor understanding of needed business capabilities, deficient project management and over-reliance on outside expertise.


Industry

Short-term insurance

Client

A well renowned South African short-term insurance company

Service

Software development

Business Challenge

Our client is a large financial services group that is headquartered in South Africa and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Our client needed to design, develop and release a replacement policy administration system to replace the current old technology. A multi-year project, of which lines are already live and being progressively rolled out to brokers and agents.


DVT Solution

DVT assisted our client through a skills augmentation service. DVT provided software development professional services that ensured our client had a high performing software development team that can deliver business value faster in Scrum Agile Sprints. DVT utilised Scrum Masters and Java developer consultants on the assignment.


Technologies

  • Java/JDK-based dev language (GOSU)
  • Scrum
  • Useful tools in Java (JDK 7, Vaadin, Hibernate, etc)
  • Tomcat
  • Bamboo
  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • Fisheye

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