SOURCE: OneShield, Inc.

OneShield, Inc.

November 27, 2012 11:00 ET

OneShield Unveils Dragon Designer v6.0

New Tool Delivers Business User Accessibility With Faster Data Access and Enhanced Deployment Process

MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 27, 2012) -  OneShield, Inc., a global provider of flexible, enterprise-class, content-rich policy and billing core systems for property/casualty (P&C) and general insurers, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Dragon Designer v6.0.

Dragon Designer v6.0 is the next generation toolset for OneShield Dragon®. This version empowers technical users with robust configuration capabilities while catering to the needs of the business users with a new wizard-based, graphical user interface. Additionally, Dragon Designer allows for quick access to data in consolidated views for easier updating, as well as improved and streamlined deployments. 

"OneShield Dragon has allowed us to automate the underwriting and distribution processes while improving the agent experience," said Troy Lethem, CIO, Capitol Insurance Companies. "With Dragon Designer, our business experts define, develop, deploy and maintain our products to deliver an easy-to-use online, real-time bond rating and issuance system."

Dragon Designer v6.0 delivers the ability to significantly reduce errors and increase performance. With the addition of several intuitive features, implementation teams can more easily configure OneShield Dragon, including workflows, product definitions, object models, and interfaces to legacy and third-party systems. 

Enhanced features in Dragon Designer v6.0 include:

  • Quick access to data in consolidated views, including a wizard, tab layout and family tree view
  • Improved graphical user interface (UI) developed with the needs of the business users in mind
  • Better error logging, validation for reducing coding errors and an intuitive variable path wizard
  • Enhanced dependency feature improving and streamlining deployments
  • Updated rule editor to support free text, copy/paste and the ability to create templates
  • Support for multiple languages for the OneShield Dragon runtime application

"Dragon Designer is essential to our customers' successful deployments," said Vivek Gujral, CTO, OneShield. "We worked closely with them to determine how we could make the implementation process simpler and Dragon Designer v6.0 is a culmination of our best efforts to deliver an even more intuitive, error-free experience."

"With faster access to data, developers improve efficiency and performance and can easily configure Dragon to effectively meet their ongoing business objectives," said Mike Wrona, director of architecture, OneShield.

OneShield Dragon includes Dragon Policy, Dragon Billing, Dragon Rating and Dragon Intelligence and is in production across a combined 43 products for commercial, personal and specialty lines of business. Dragon delivers process efficiency through automation of the policy and billing lifecycles, as well as pre-built insurance content, rules and workflow through Dragon Designer. With Dragon, insurers gain improved time to market, pricing flexibility to match underwriting appetite, and the ability to perform data analysis to help make informed decisions and improve business outcomes.

About OneShield
OneShield has successfully delivered flexible, enterprise-class policy management, billing, rating, product configuration and business intelligence/analytic solutions to the global P&C/General Insurance industry since our inception in 1999. Based on an open, tool-based architecture, OneShield Dragon® provides companies with the ability to streamline product creation, management, underwriting and distribution. With Dragon, P&C/General insurers gain a competitive advantage that helps them improve operations and profitability while meeting increasing customer and market demands. OneShield Dragon® is in production across a combined 43 products for commercial, personal and specialty lines of business. OneShield develops innovative technology to better serve the needs of the industry and more importantly, their customers. OneShield is headquartered in Marlborough, MA and has an office in Gurgaon, India. Visit oneshield.com to learn more, or for further information contact Kim Morton :: 774-348-1051 :: kimorton@oneshield.com

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