Items Tagged with 'MBA Technology Solutions Conference'

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  • MBA Tech: Is it better to build your own technology or buy it?

    Panel explores pros and cons of developing tech solutions
    When it comes to utilizing technology in your business, is it better to build your own solution or to buy one that is already developed and ready to use? Well, that depends what you’re looking for, according to experts at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2019 Technology Solutions Conference.
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  • MBA investing $2 million in MISMO

    Investment to enable MISMO to expand resources
    The Mortgage Bankers Association is investing $2 million in MISMO, the trade group announced Monday morning during the opening session of its 2019 Technology Solutions Conference. The investment allows MISMO to expand resources in order to support key initiatives in the mortgage industry, including a uniform dataset for private label mortgage-backed securities, a standardized closing instructions template, standards for remote online notarization and more.
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  • MBA Tech: Building the right IT infrastructure

    Stacey Caster from Quicken Loans on choosing vendors and growing your infrastructure team
    Mortgage companies looking to take advantage of the latest tech solutions have more options than ever before, but figuring out the right infrastructure for their business is complicated. After a panel on managing infrastructure at the MBA Technology Solutions Conference in Detroit on Wednesday, we sat down with Stacey Caster, vice president of technology communications at Quicken Loans, to find out how she approaches this task, and what advice she would have for other companies. 
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  • MBA Tech: What's next for the mortgage industry?

    Leaders of loanDepot, Quicken, PenFed and CBRE share their perspectives
    The companies represented by these executives are some of the most successful in our industry — or any industry. Their companies are diverse in size, scope and client base, but the executives have one thing in common — they see enormous opportunity in their employees and customers. Their vision is not limited to the current products or services that their current employees offer their current customers. In fact, these guys might disrupt more than just the mortgage industry.
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  • MBA Tech: Here are the biggest cybersecurity threats to mortgage companies right now

    Ransomware and wire fraud are low-hanging fruit for criminals
    Cybersecurity experts on several panels at the MBA Tech conference in Detroit on Monday outlined the greatest risks the mortgage industry is facing right now and what companies can do to prepare. Among the worst things that could happen? A ransomware attack. This extortion scheme has morphed in recent years, with individuals or companies offering ransomware-as-a-service, which puts another layer of criminality between you and your data.
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