Essentials

By now almost everyone has heard about Apple’s introduction of its tablet the iPad. Blogs, Twitter and main stream media have all weighed in on Steve Jobs’ announcement. Will it be a game changer? How is it going to change the eReader...

Relief efforts continue to pour into Haiti after last week’s catastrophic earthquake there. Here in the US, technology is changing the face of giving, providing effective tools for raising money for those in need. Provided are a few examples of technology and social media’s...

2010 brings with it new ideas, innovations and technology. The New Year also brings numerous predictions from analysts regarding their view of the technology space. Here is a list of the 2010 technology predictions from the likes of Gartner, IDC, and RedMonk. ...

As January is quickly approaching and the end of 2009 is in sight, it provides a great opportunity to review and reflect upon some of the most talked about technologies of 2009. In 2009 there were a number of innovative technologies that were either...

In today’s business environment communication is critical. The speed at which information can be shared and reviewed is amazing. From e-mail, IM, Blogs, Tweets, Facebook, smart phones, go-to-meetings, WebEx, PDF’s, and smart Docs, etc. Has Google created a new communications model that uses these as...

In today’s marketplace for corporate innovation initiatives to produce results, it is critical that they are aligned with corporate strategy. For this to happen, senior management needs to takes a leadership role in implementing innovation initiatives. In order to align innovation with strategy, companies need...

In today’s marketplace websites need to be built faster and easier so that companies can deliver more content to their prospects and clients. Whether it is potential borrowers going online to shop rates, collect information or actually begin the origination process, consumers are online...

I recently attended the 96th Annual Mortgage Bankers Convention in San Diego and had the opportunity to speak with many vendors and lenders. We discussed technology’s role in successfully navigating the mortgage industry. Many discussions revolved around how technology can assist with compliance,...

The 96th Annual Mortgage Bankers Convention in San Diego is quickly approaching. As both lenders and vendors seek to maximize their return on investment from trade shows, they may want to turn to social media technology. Social media technology uses the Internet and...

As the mortgage industry looks to rebound from the mortgage meltdown and current economic conditions, transparency in the lending process can help lead the way. Transparency is the full, accurate, and timely disclosure of information. Transparency can help restore investor and consumer confidence in...