IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems - January 2018 - 40
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NAME: Andrea Fletcher TITLE: Software developer COMPANY NAME: Lincoln Heritage Life Insurance Company
COMPANY'S FUNCTION: Final expense insurance HEADQUARTERS: Phoenix YEARS IN IT: 3
If money were no object,
the one thing I'd purchase is
The trend affecting my work is
our customer's desire for constant
availability of information.
My favorite musical artist is
The innovation that's made the
biggest impact on my life is
The favorite part of my day is
sunset. I love hiking or driving up
a mountain just before sunset and
watching the sun set over the city.
The best movie I've seen
recently is "Gifted."
The geekiest thing I've ever
owned is a 3-D printer.
My guilty pleasure is watching
If I were stuck on a desert
island, the one item I'd want is
a sharp knife.
The biggest challenge our data
center is facing today is the
rest of the company's perception
of what IT does.
If I weren't in IT, I'd be in the
medical field. I've always thought
it would be interesting to be an
investigator of some sort.
My favorite activity outside
of work is any DIY activity. I like
to find anything and everything
to build, remodel or fix.
The next big thing for our
business will be a web interface
for our customers to access their
My favorite IBM product is
IBM Watson* technology.
My favorite or most impacting
book is "The Help" by Kathryn
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My greatest mentor has been
The business skill I'd most like to
acquire or improve is becoming
better at testing my code.
I ended up in IT when I decided
it was time to start doing work
that I could really enjoy.
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