Gartner Research

Best Practices for Selecting System Integrators for P&C Core Platforms

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00307827

Analyst(s): Jeff Haner

Summary

Rapid five-year growth in global SI resources reported by North American P&C core platform vendors has increased the level of risk of engaging unqualified resources. Insurance CIOs driving digital change must use these best practices to ensure selection of appropriately skilled and experienced SIs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Analysis

  • Assess Internal Capabilities to Create a Detailed Scope of Services and Define a Structured RFP Process for SI Candidates
  • Catalog Potential SI Partners by Capabilities and Focus Vendor Selection Process on SIs Aligned With Identified Gaps
  • Conduct a POC With the Vendor and SIs Before Committing to a Full Core Platform Implementation

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