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Don’t Make The Same Mistakes Again

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The Top Business Intelligence Mistakes

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Key Performance Indicators: A Primer

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are easily the most talked about element of mortgage business intelligence (MBI) these days. As MBI continues to gain momentum industry-wide, it’s interesting to see how this first wave of user adoption is playing itself out. Predictably, as I’ve discussed in previous articles, the first thing that most lenders tend to […]

Top 12 Mortgage Business Intelligence Mistakes :: Part 6

This is the final installment of a six-part series on the most common mistakes that occur when evaluating, implementing, or using mortgage business intelligence (MBI). Today’s article discusses cost considerations and replicating outdated analytics.  Making decisions based solely on cost While it’s a familiar and rarely disputed principle that purchasing decisions should never be based […]

Top 12 Mortgage Business Intelligence Mistakes :: Part 5

This is the fifth installment of a six-part series on the most common mistakes that occur when evaluating, implementing, or using mortgage business intelligence (MBI). Today’s article discusses retiring old analytics and focusing on the right users. Supplement vs. Replacement The most successful MBI projects are those which produce the most compelling results for their […]

Top 12 Mortgage Business Intelligence Mistakes :: Part 4

This is the fourth installment of a six-part series on the most common mistakes that occur when evaluating, implementing, or using mortgage business intelligence (MBI). Today’s article discusses system evaluation and allocating administrative resources. 7. Hot Button Purchasing  This tends to happen when people are moving too quickly. Those that are in too much of […]

Top 12 Mortgage Business Intelligence Mistakes :: Part 3

This is the third installment of a six-part series on the most common mistakes that occur when evaluating, implementing, or using mortgage business intelligence (MBI). Today’s article discusses alternate data sources and user access. 5. Using a single data source Like any technology undertaking, MBI projects can plateau, keeping the potential for advanced functions and […]

Top 12 Mortgage Business Intelligence Mistakes :: Part 2

This is part two of a six part series on the most common mistakes that occur when evaluating, implementing, or using mortgage business intelligence (MBI). Today’s article covers data quality and remote access. 3. Implementing without a data integrity plan This is a perfect example of putting the cart before the horse, and the effects […]

Top 12 Mortgage Business Intelligence Mistakes :: Part 1

This is the first of a six part series on the most common mistakes that occur when evaluating, implementing, or using mortgage business intelligence (MBI). Today’s article covers defining upfront requirements for all departments, as well as selecting the best industry specific platform for your needs. Focusing On One Department, Instead of the Whole Enterprise […]

Five Reasons To Implement MBI In 2015

July is always an interesting month. After the holiday weekend, things take a few days to get revved back up again. Once they do, many are startled to find that we’re on the downhill side of the year already. It’s the third quarter, and before long the holidays will be upon us. This realization generally […]