Getting started with Workbench

The developer portal into your insurance products.


Root enables flexible, modern digital insurance products to come to life in record time. We achieve this by abstracting and automating most of the complexity of insurance and exposing the rest in a no-code/low-code environment named Workbench.

The Workbench CLI tool is a command line interface (CLI) tool:

You can use this tool to set up, configure, and test insurance products on your local machine and push changes to Root.

The tutorials that follow will guide you on how to use the Workbench CLI tool to make changes to an existing insurance product on Root:

  • Setup tutorial
    This tutorial is a step-by-step guide to setting up the Workbench CLI tool.
  • Dinosure tutorial
    In this series of tutorials, you will use Root's Workbench CLI tool to make increasingly far-reaching and complex updates to an existing insurance product.

For a more detailed overview of the Workbench CLI tool, follow our product showcase The demo starts at minute 8:30.

Read more about the functionality offered by the Workbench CLI tool in the Workbench CLI tool commands guide. For an overview of the product features you can configure and how to configure them, see the Product modules overview guide.