FMH Crop Hail System Migration

Cogent worked closely with Farmers Mutual Hail (FMH) business leads and subject matter experts to discover, define, and document business system requirements and map as-is and to-be business processes. Cogent worked on-site with the FMH Underwriting Team to define current and future state Policy Management and Processing requirements. Additionally, Cogent facilitated high-level and detailed information gathering sessions with the FMH Claims Team to define requirements and process for Claim Reporting, Management, and Settlement.

Deliverables for the Crop Hail System Migration project included detailed requirements documents for both the Policy and Claim management processes. Cogent also served as a liaison between the Business and Information Services areas to draft functional specifications based on the identified business requirements and to create a series of test plans and numerous test cases to validate Policy and Claim management automated processes.

The FMH Crop Hail System Migration project included:

Business Analysis

  • Facilitated high-level and detailed business requirements gathering sessions
  • Conducted Needs Assessment with FMH Business Leads and SMEs
  • Captured Detailed Business Requirements with Business Team
  • Conducted Current State Process Mapping
  • Facilitated Future State Process Definition
  • Created Series of Detailed Use Cases for System Definition
  • Conducted meetings with Technical Leads to define functional specifications based on the identified business requirements
  • Drafted and managed Use Cases throughout requirement and development processes

Technical Writing

  • Documented Detailed Business Requirement Documents
  • Documented Test Plans and Test Cases
  • Drafted Functional Specification Documents

Cogent, LLC has been providing communication and technology solutions since 2005. Cogent evolved out of a prior company, Innovative Media Resources, Inc. which was founded in 1996. The principal owners of both companies have been in the communication and information services industry since 1994.