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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 September 2002

Judy Johnson to Head New Sapiens Insurance Practice

Sapiens International Corp. has launched a North American insurance solutions, practice headed by former META Group vice president of insurance strategy Judy Johnson, who will lead the practice as vice president of insurance strategy, Sapiens Americas.

Tech-Industry Heavyweights Tout Web Services for Insurance

At the Insurance Standards Leadership Forum: "Business Strategies for Industry Transformation," held in New York City last week, a panel composed of representatives of IBM, Microsoft and Sun Microsystems, one might have expected to see the fur fly. But on a panel focused on Web services, showed rival companies pleading an uncharacteristic degree of common purpose.

Delivery Strategies Briefs

--> Esurance has teamed with the Ford Motor Co.'s vehicle insurance program; --> Genelco Software Solutions has completed a fully integrated marketing subsystem for AGIA, Inc.; --> NationWide Flood Research, Inc has launched AtRisk...

To Build or Not To Build...

Today there are more reasons than ever to buy software, but that doesn't mean many drawbacks don't exist, as well.

Paradigm Shift

On The Record with Andrea Anania, executive vice president and chief information officer, CIGNA...

Insurers Must Assess Cyber-Terrorism Risk

The events of September 11 brutally forced upon companies an awareness of a hitherto almost unthinkable possibility: the deliberate, malicious destruction of their facilities, with intent to harm people as well as property.

Delivery Strategies Briefs

--> John Hancock introduces eHansel+, a Web-based presentation system to help producers market and sell life insurance;
--> ePolicy Solutions enters into a deal with Arch Capital Group to license to its affiliates RightRisk, ePolicy's Java-based, object-oriented architecture;
--> Amica Life Insurance chooses Fipsco's Life Portraits Enterprise Solution to support its telemarketing...

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