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 December 2007

Analytics on Steroids

"In an area where you haven't found an independent variable closely linked to a dependent variable, there's room for chance and other factors," is how David West, research director, TowerGroup, puts it. The general principle is that "'on any given Sunday' any team can beat any other team," West says. In application of that principle, he adds that, "this Sunday, Miami is will ultimately remain the only undefeated team in history when they spoil the Patriots' season>."

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New Unum CIO Kathy Owen Builds Upon Success

A series of challenging technology and business experiences, culminating in the rollout of the Simply Unum product and service platform, have prepared newly appointed Unum CIO Kathy Owen for future accomplishments.

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London insurer picks ImageRight for the vendor's insurance-specific content management solution.

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What Makes a Topic "Hot"?

It is probably true that CIOs are quite happy to leave actuaries to their arcane concerns unless they are commanded by senior management to get involved.

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