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 March 2013
Changes at CNO will support the company's focus on the customer by creating a strategic marketing organization that leverages customer analytics, leads, and products across the enterprise.
Financial services company's strategic conception of data underlies its multichannel, multiproduct and customer-centric growth aspirations.
Deployment of the Oracle system enables the individual dental insurance carrier to accelerate policy enrollment and deliver efficient and enhanced billing experiences to customers, among other benefits.
Now in their 15th year, I&T's Elite 8 Awards recognize CIOs and other senior executives who have driven energetic, creative and innovative use of information technology to advance their company's success.
SAP has made a splash with its Hana in-memory database technology, but its utility for insurance will depend on carriers' need for speed.
The record revealed by investigations into IT performance is bad. Unfortunately, according to author and former Guardian Life CIO Frank Wander, the truth is even worse.
A former insurance CIO traces the endemic failure of IT projects — and the economic waste it implies — to the imposition of an industrial process on the social phenomenon of knowledge work.
The ISO dimension of this week's core systems M&A is significant, but perhaps Applied Systems/IVANS is the more important deal to the industry.
This latest manifestation of the Hartford-based vendor's renaissance exemplifies several industry trends, including a preference for core system suites, the importance of scale and the demand for ISO rating capabilities.
Linking Milliman’s MG-ALFA system with Conning’s GEMS Economic Scenario Generator will respond to regulators’ and raters increasing demand for stochastic modeling capabilities and foster a holistic approach to risk management.