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 November 2006
The vulnerability of open systems architecture, changing nature of cyber threats and the problem of careless users were among the topics discussed during the ISO Tech general session "Security Issues in the Insurance Industry," held on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in Orlando, Fla.
Breakthroughs in the use of analytic technology are changing the competitive dynamics of the P&C industry, and carriers who learn to harness large volumes of high-quality data to drive decisions will come up winners, said Frank Coyne, CEO of ISO, in his keynote address at the 2006 ISOTech conference in Orlando, Fla.
Business intelligence vendor expands performance management solutions portfolio and European insurance customer base.
Both the Senate and House now have optional federal charter bills before them, but with the adjournment of Congress and divisions between industry segments, the future of an OFC is uncertain.
Integro's Fred Danback and John Kellington discuss approaches to achieving a successful service-oriented architecture in the I&T Executive Summit Session "Architecture Innovation: SOA Success Factors."
As market expectations grow ever-more demanding and new rules-driven policy admin systems continue to demonstrate their viability, insurers see less reason to continue to shoulder the inefficiencies of legacy systems.