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30 Apr 2012 05:30
Asian Alliance Insurance Implements Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 to Enhance Customer Satisfaction and Cut Claims Processing from Three Days to Less Than Five Hours

Informed Decisions and Faster Claims Settlements Have Resulted in Renewals Rising to About 70 Percent in the General Insurance Category

Colombo, Sri Lanka. – April 30th, 2012

News Facts

· Asian Alliance Insurance PLC, a leading player in the Sri Lankan insurance industry, implemented the Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12, to enhance its customer satisfaction and manage its operational costs more efficiently by cutting its claims processing from three days to less than five hours.

· Prior to deploying the Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12, Asian Alliance Insurance relied on a non-integrated technology system to manage customer interactions forcing the organization to manually enter data and use spreadsheets for analyzing performance, delaying critical business reports and hampering timely decisions.

· The successful implementation of the Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 has helped Asian Alliance Insurance integrate and automate its financials, better manage integration between its Core Insurance (iSYS) solution, the in-house developed IT system, and Oracle applications, while ensuring the organization is able to consolidate information from its Life/Non-Life Strategic Business Units.

· Oracle E-Business Suite Financials has helped settle most insurance claims in less than five hours, down from two to three days, and can generate real-time reports as required.

· As a result of faster claims processing and enhanced customer satisfaction, the first year renewal in general insurance has risen from 55 percent to 70 percent; the first year renewal in life insurance has risen from 72 percent to 75 percent; the second year renewal has risen from 51 percent to 54 percent; and the third year renewal has risen from 46 percent to 50percent;enabling Asian Alliance Insurance PLC to achieve a return on its IT investment in three years.

· Other modules successfully implemented by Asian Alliance Insurance PLC are Oracle Inventory Management and Oracle Purchasing, which have been tightly integrated with the company’s bespoke iSYS solution, resulting in settling creditors within the agreed credit period and thus improving the credibility and image of the company.

· DMS Software Technologies (Pvt.) Ltd, a Gold Level Member of the Oracle Partner Network implemented the solution at Asian Alliance Insurance PLC. DMS was selected by the customer due to their reputation for on-time delivery and support, which was evident during the implementation process.

Supporting Quotes

· “The Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 has helped us satisfy customer expectations in both general and life insurance segments, while providing timely, relevant, management information to fulfill our statutory and regulatory reporting requirements,” said Saliya Wickramasinghe, General Manager Finance, Asian Alliance Insurance, PLC.

· “Financial companies like Asian Alliance Insurance PLC need a solution that helps them better manage and provide real time data across their products and services. Oracle provides such organizations with a flexible, robust and easy-to-use system to facilitate management of the volume of information across their products,” said Akkasha Sultan Shaikh, Country Manager, Applications Business, Oracle Pakistan and South Asia Growth Economies West. “We look forward to working with other companies from the Sri Lankan business community to help them better manage their portfolios.”

Supporting Resources

· Oracle Applications

· Oracle E-Business Suite 12

· Oracle E-Business Suite Financials

· Oracle Inventory Management

· Oracle Purchasing

· Oracle in Insurance

· Asian Alliance Customer Reference Story

· Organizations Around the World Successfully Implement the Oracle® E-Business Suite Release 12

About Asian Alliance PLC

Asian Alliance Insurance PLC commenced operations in December 1999; today the company has grown from strength to strength to become one of Sri Lanka's leading players in the insurance industry. The company caters to a clientele that consists of corporate and individuals. Asian Alliance Insurance is ranked 6th in Sri Lanka’s Total Life Premium market (source: IBSL Annual Report 2009). RAM Rating Ltd. has assigned a BBB- Rating to AAI based on the performance and internal processes. The rating underscores AAI’s claims paying ability (CPA), based on the soundness of the Company’s operations and financial strength. The secret behind the Asian Alliance Insurance success story lies in its ability to offer tailor-made insurance solutions to its customers.

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