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 Anthony O'Donnell

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Anthony O'Donnell has covered technology in the insurance industry since 2000, when he joined the editorial staff of Insurance & Technology. As an editor and reporter for I&T and the InformationWeek Financial Services of TechWeb he has written on all areas of information technology in the property/casualty, life and health insurance industries, following the trends and issues faced by senior technology executives. In addition to reporting and editorial duties for I&T, O'Donnell also serves as a moderator and speaker at industry events and broadcasts. He began his editorial career in the healthcare industry where he reported and edited for medical publications with a variety of audiences, from the general public to physicians and researchers. He has also worked in the healthcare field as a media relations professional and Spanish/English interpreter/translator, and has taught English composition and conversation classes to native speakers of Spanish, both in the United States and in Latin America. O'Donnell lives in the Portland, Oregon area with his wife and two sons.

Articles by Anthony O'Donnell
posted in August 2006

Accenture Acquires NaviSys

The vendor consolidation trend heated up a few more degree with Accenture's announcement that it will acquire NaviSys

Vendor Consolidation Heats Up

A predicted wave of insurance technology vendor consolidation manifested itself on an impressive scale over the last week or so with the announcement of several deals.

McClintock Makes Music

It is not unusual to see the metaphor of orchestration applied to a project that was well run, or to see an effective leader likened to an orchestra's conductor.

Jackson Drives Strategy

Since he arrived at Triad Guaranty Insurance (Winston-Salem, N.C.), a subsidiary of Triad Guaranty ($57 million in 2005 net income), George Jackson has spent more than eight years building state-of-the-art technology for the firm.

The Road to Security

As business technology evolves, so do the threats it faces. While financial services firms tend to do a very good job of protecting information, frequent, high-profile data breaches show that the work is never done.

Ground-Breaking Event

BCBSTX's focus on repeatable process and a standardized platform will benefit rollout of latest contact center.

Desjardins Modernizes

Quebec-based insurer will migrate 80 percent of its applications and data onto a modern Oracle/Unix platform by 2008.

Insurity Enhances Its Range

The addition of ePolicy's Java-based offering gives Insurity a full menu to answer the policy admin needs of commercial insurers.

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