BOSTON, MA, February 1, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Duck Creek Technologies (Nasdaq: DCT), the leading global provider of technology solutions to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry, today announced a call for participation in the company’s first hack-a-thon ecosystem, Aptly named, “Duck Creek Hatch-a-thon.” The event will occur during the company’s annual Formation User Conference, scheduled to be held in Orlando, Florida, March 6-8, 2022.
Duck Creek Hatch-a-thon invites input from the company’s existing partner and customer relations, to bring forward new and innovative ideas that advance cloud technology and on-demand software as a service solutions to rapidly improve insurers’ core technology as well as unique concepts that address insurers’ operational pain points.
Designed as a 36-hour innovation marathon, Duck Creek brings its developer community together to advance skills, build amazing solutions and generate new ideas that advance technology in the P&C insurance industry. Submissions should focus on:
- Accelerate market access activities and initiatives for insurance companies
- Maximizing operational efficiency across insurance operations
- Improving the user experience – This includes all individuals across the comprehensive insurance landscape, from carriers and producers to third parties and policyholders.
“For many years, Duck Creek has encouraged our in-house development teams to push technology innovation to new levels,” said Quinn Easterbrook, chief project engineer at Duck Creek Technologies. “We’ve emerged from one of the most exciting in-house Hatch-a-thons ever, developing and creating capabilities that serve our customers and our products with these great in-house insights. As insurers seek to harness transformative technology to improve efficiency, compliance, distribution management, claims management, and many more Other aspects of insurance, we are excited to open the Hatch-a-thon concept to existing customers and our partner ecosystem to further shape the benefits and innovation we have developed in-house.”
Duck Creek launched its “Innovation Anywhere” initiative in 2019 to align the company’s global strategic “top-down” investments with “bottom-up” innovation recommendations from global Duck Creek teams. That same year, Duck Creek began sponsoring Hatch-a-thon to encourage cross-functional teams to “hatch” new and innovative ideas. Now, as the company moves into the fourth year of its Innovation Anywhere initiative, Hatch-a-thon is expanding to capture outside ideas from Duck Creek customers and the partner ecosystem.
For more information and to participate in the Duck Creek Hatch-a-thon, please review the company’s submission details. The deadline for participation is Friday 4 February 2022.
About Duck Creek Technologies
Duck Creek Technologies is a leading provider of core system solutions to the P&C and general insurance industry. With access to Duck Creek OnDemand, the company’s corporate software as a service solution, insurers can navigate uncertainty and seize market opportunities faster than their competitors. Duck Creek’s functionally rich solutions are available on a stand-alone basis or as a complete suite, all available via Duck Creek OnDemand. For more information, visit www.duckcreek.com.
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