Tag: efficiency

12
Oct
2020
Posted in software

The Philadelphia Contributionship selects Guidewire Software for better efficiency (NYSE:GWRE)

The Philadelphia Contributionship or TPC to leverage Guidewire Software’s (NYSE:GWRE) InsuranceNow delivered through Guidewire Cloud.

This will enable the company to focus more on innovation and higher value business initiatives, and facilitate quicker upgrades to stay current.

“With Guidewire Cloud, we will be able to stay up-to-date with Guidewire’s product growth and vision, and give customers the uptime and performance they have come to expect from us. Moreover, Guidewire Cloud is powered by Amazon Web Services which provides the security, scalability, and flexibility to adapt InsuranceNow based on our business needs.” comments Mark Montagna, chief information officer, The Philadelphia Contributionship.

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02
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Leading an Agile Organization with an Efficiency Mindset

This article was written by Duncan Robins, a member of the Entrepreneur NEXT powered by Assemble content team. Entrepreneur NEXT is our Expert solutions division leading the future of work and skills-based economy. If you’re struggling to find, vet, and hire the right Experts for your business, Entrepreneur NEXT is a platform to help you hire the experts you need, exactly when you need them. From business to marketing, sales, design, finance, and technology, we have the top 3 percent of Experts ready to work for you.

All indicators seem to point to markets, organizations, and the nature of work being transformed on a massive scale and at an accelerating pace within the coming decade. During this mass transformation, up to 40 percent of the U.S. workforce will see their current jobs eliminated, requiring workers to be reassigned, retrained or upskilled as their organizations respond to the continuous challenges and opportunities of the ever-changing, hyper-competitive market.

As innovation accelerates, organizations will likely have to optimize for both efficiency and agility, driven by the relentless demand for more value per unit cost. These two often-opposing organizational goals will force us to rethink work and retool workforces. Organizations of the future will need to be agile and team-based, with access to a skills-oriented, fluid, expert workforce. They will also have to embrace automation, which will cause huge disruptions in labor markets, and to the nature of work.

Achieving both agility and efficiency requires a new managerial mindset, new organizational structures, a dramatic shift in the nature of work and the makeup of workforces, and the continued adoption of advancements in technology and automation.

Market forces demanding change.

The number of consumers, their market power, and their expectations are growing rapidly. While the expanding market is being driven by globalization, developing economies, and