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 January 2003
Carriers are facing intensifying competitive, economic and regulatory pressures, demanding greater agility from supporting systems. But while often rigid and monolithic systems present a barrier to optimum maneuverability, technology is only part of the problem.
--> Milliman USA and Focus Solutions
create a straight-through platform;
--> The NAIC and InSystems announce the planned integration of
SERFF with InSystems Tracker;
--> Info-One introduces VARDS Wholesaler...
As part of a migration from legacy systems to best-of-breed components, Providence Washington has chosen Metaserver's P/C Carrier Integration Solution for business process integration (BPI).
--> American National Insurance selects Group 1 Software's data quality solutions;
--> Zurich North America Small Business adds online functionality for agents and brokers;
--> Unigard Insurance Group implements IVANS Transformation Station...
Products and services showcase featuring releases from Marketsoft, Infoglide Software, and more.
Even if a contract isn't due to expire, a buyer's market means vendors are more willing to renegotiate at terms more favorable to insurers.
Antares Solutions' Connexion ii solution lets UPMC HP limit staff increases through online self-service functionality.
"One Step" customer service approach leads Canadian insurer to Castek's ASP solution.
Site offers infrastructure for global companies' back-office functions.
Terror risk insurance act enacted.
All business operations and software products of troubled ZeBU, Inc., have been acquired by Integrated Insurance Technologies Corp. .