China Pacific Insurance Corporation Selects Sherwood International for Pilot Business Process Automation Project.
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ARMONK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2002
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Sherwood International, the global insurance solutions specialist, and China Hewlett-Packard (HP) today announced the first contract arising from their partnership agreement to provide insurance technology to the Chinese market. Under the terms of the agreement Sherwood and HP will work with the Life division of the China Pacific Insurance Corporation (CPIC CPIC Canadian Police Information Centre
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Commencing as a pilot in November 2002, Sherwood's flagship Amarta software will form the basis of a plan for a full system modernization in 2003. Amarta provides a core set of world class business processes that are commonly used by insurance companies around the globe because of flexibility and reusability that go beyond traditional pre-packaged software See software package. products.
With multilingual and multi-currency functionality, the software enables insurance companies to develop automated, highly scaleable business processes. Its unique business modeling driven approach ensures that the system can continually adapt to business change at a controlled ongoing cost.
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Hong Tao, Chairman of CPIC Life said: "Introducing Amarta Life into CPIC Life for helping build a core life business processing system in the company is one of the big steps in implementing our strategic plan. We believe that the cooperation between CPIC Life and Sherwood will deliver as we expect."
In June 2002, Sherwood International and China HP signed a memorandum of understanding A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is a legal document describing a bilateral or multilateral agreement between parties. It expresses a convergence of will between the parties, indicating an intended common line of action and may not imply a legal commitment. to provide software and services to meet the expanding needs of the Chinese insurance market. "Sherwood and HP have had a long partnership, but this pilot takes this relationship to a new level. HP Consulting and Integration is taking a significant services role in the pilot as part of its focus on the insurance Industry," states Richard Holling, HP Services Insurance Practice Manager.
About Sherwood International
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About China Pacific Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2001 in Shanghai, China Pacific Life Insurance Co., Ltd (CPIC Life) is a nationwide shareholder owned commercial life insurance company offering customers with a variety of life products. Its predecessor is the life division of the China Pacific Insurance Company (Group), Ltd.
CPIC is headquartered in Shanghai providing quality services to customers through its branches and distribution units across the country, as well as its subsidiaries and representative offices in Hong Kong Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. , London and New York. CPIC Life has developed over 100 products including life, annuity, health and accident life insurance. CPIC Life is also striving to improve its emergency assistance system and its 95500 call centre service.
Please visit CPIC's Web site at www.cpic.com.cn for more information.