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 2011
The latest release includes new features that support greater flexibility, adaptability and productivity for insurers, agents and underwriters, including the ability to conduct mobile rating, the vendor claims.
Among the new features of the new version of NexJ Contact for Finance 3.1 are a new account opening wizard, a meeting briefing book and team schedules.
Blame goes to "captains of finance and the public stewards" of the financial system, but little said about the vigorous government housing and mortgage lending policy that precipitated the crisis and determined its magnitude.
Carriers whose legacy document management platforms will soon be unsupported face a decision to either migrate or convert.
High quality aerial comparison photos show how the worst flooding since 1974 have put huge areas of state capital Brisbane under water.
Guru Vasudeva will become Nationwide's chief technology officer as of Feb. 1.
The carrier says the CSC suite has become a valuable tool that has helped simplify the billing process, analyze invoices and track performance.
The troubled Indian microcredit industry exposes some of the hazards of microfinance, but regulatory safeguards and responsible business practices can open up lucrative lines of business.
The SMA brief outlines five technology trend "watch points" and counsels insurers how to act on these developing trends.
The former Arch Insurance and RSA executive will retain his responsibility as chief underwriting officer of Patriot National's specialty workers' comp subsidiary Guarantee Insurance.
ISCS's SurePower Innovation Suite will handle all business written by Arrowhead's Personal Auto Group.
A variety of compliance concerns will shape health insurers' technology investments in 2011.