Profile of 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 September 2007
Former Ohio Casualty CIO and IBM consultant John Kellington has been named senior vice president in charge of standards at ACORD.
Where do financial services and, in particular, insurance companies' capabilities stand at this six year remove from the day when devastating attacks closed down lower Manhattan, presenting firms with unprecedented business continuity challenges? I turned to Mike Hager, enterprise security advisor and senior security architect at Unisys, for insight.
In the age of e-commerce, insurers need to look beyond their own industry for examples of online customer engagement. This goes for examples both to emulate and avoid. My recent online experience with Zagat.com falls, unfortunately, into the latter category.
The Hartford has named Gary Plotkin CIO for its P&C operations.
As AXA Equitable's new chief innovation officer, Barbara Goodstein will run a newly formed Marketing and Innovation group that will identify growth opportunities and gestate innovative business ideas from conception to delivery.
Duck Creek-centered Web-based system provides speed to agents, agility in rollout of new products and services into existing and new geographies.
Subsequent to my recent post and article about alternatives to offshore outsourcing, Ed Williams of EWA reached out with some of his thoughts
"It's not just a good 'spreadsheet' merger," says Patrick Brandt, president and CEO of Skywire Software.