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 February 2003
At AXA Financial, any significant project proposal requires a trip by the IT and business sponsors to a governance committee consisting of the company's CEO, the heads of service and distribution, the CIO and the corporate CFO.
--> Docucorp International signs agreement with Century Insurance Group;
--> Pacific Life puts its proprietary Navigator illustration system online;
--> Ohio Casualty Group will make policy loss run reports available through IVANS Transformation Station for independent agents...
Seeking to build a high degree of agility into its new claims system, Vision Service Plan has implemented ILOG's Business Rules Management System.
--> Michigan Millers Mutual Insurance contracts with Duck Creek Technologies;
--> New York Life selects Digital Impact;
--> PilotFish Technology releases enhanced version of the PilotFish XMLife Communications Suite (XCS) Release 2...
MetLife's institutional e-business portal strategy took a traditional success story into the Internet age.
Business agility requires novel technology approaches, combined with a culture of change.
Crop insurer Rain and Hail uses Palisade Software's PacketHound appliance to ensure network availability for agents and customers.
Tough decisions mark successful consolidation of systems.
Increased IT efficiencies create opportunity for workforce cutbacks.