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 June 2002
MetLife's Steve Sheinheit has been driving infrastructure consolidation for Met's five lines of business, as well as roll-out of Web-enabled capabilities.
Web-based tool from Actuate Corporation simplifies financial and expense reporting through customization and "parameterizing" of features.
Canada's largest insurance company expects to shift to a captive agent model, and is taking the plunge into IT outsourcing, as well.
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield signs a 10-year agreement with IBM to develop a next-generation claims engine.
Ardor for implementing wireless applications may have cooled in some quarters, but not at Guardian Life Insurance Co., which has selected Sybase subsidiary iAnywhere Solutions as the strategic vendor for its wireless agent automation initiative.
--> BISYS releases producercontracting.com to automate contractual agreements with producers.
--> National Life Assurance of Canada launches online service for brokers to submit and process universal life insurance applications.
--> eReinsure.com passes the 5,000 mark for number of reinsurance submissions presented on its online negotiation platform.
PDA Software Services anticipates new growth opportunities as a result of its sale by Selective Insurance Group to Covansys Corp. for approximately $16.5 million. The deal was announced during this week's IASA Annual Conference & Business Show in San Francisco.