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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 October 2002

Gaining on the Fraudsters

Improved technology use and collaboration with external organizations and internal investigative resources is key in the detection of fraud.

All the Right Moves

Manulife USA's annuities division leverages new infrastructure to gain efficiencies and attract new distributors.

Executive News

Executive moves and promotions in the insurance and technology industry.

Brune Will Head Allstate's IT

Catherine S. Brune has been entrusted with the top technology spot at Allstate, as senior vice president and CTO.

Wiring the Rock

William D. Friel balances good governance with visionary use of emerging technologies, such as wireless and widespread broadband capabilities.

Technology Helping in Battle Against Fraud

Crime and detection normally play a strategic game of one-upmanship—as the good guys get smart to the bad guys' methods, and vice versa—but technology offers the insurance industry a distinct advantage in fighting fraud, and insurance companies are increasingly appreciating the benefits of investing in that technology.

Delivery Strategies Briefs

--> The Hartford Financial Services Group is moving forward with standards-based single entry of commercial lines scheduled items;
--> NaviSys institutes a new pricing structure for its Web-based Front Office for life and annuity order entry;
--> The Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. and AnnuityNet, Inc., link Merrill Lynch's insurance brokers with insurance carriers...

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