Financial Services

September 25, 2017
with

Kirk or Picard as Project Manager?

With Star Trek: Discovery’s television debut rapidly approaching, I can’t help but reflect on the many valuable lessons on project management I took away from...

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Financial Services

June 14, 2017
with

Gambling on Project Execution

A startling statistic that often gets overlooked is that 70% of projects world-wide fail. Each year, more than one trillion dollars are lost to failed...

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Financial Services

May 15, 2017
with
ccpace.com

The Art of Planning an LOS Implementation Budget

Pulling from our considerable experience with the unique aspects of implementing a mortgage loan origination system (LOS), CC Pace has recently published a new white...

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Financial Services

April 24, 2017
with
presentation

Make Your System Demo Count!

As a continuation of our blog series on system selection, it’s time to discuss helpful tips to facilitate a successful product demonstration. The organization and...

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Financial Services

February 27, 2017
with
tombstone

Is the RFP dead in LOS Selection?

Is the RFP dead? As a tool for helping guide the selection of the best possible loan origination software, the traditional Request for Proposal seems...

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Financial Services

August 22, 2016
with
Woman in Africa

There is No Perfect Time!

“There I was on assignment for a month in the Sahara Desert of Northern Africa during a time of the year that was supposed to...

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Financial Services

July 8, 2016
with
Chris Gill

Q&A with Chris Gill, CC Pace’s Newest Team Member

CC Pace is proud to welcome Chris Gill as the newest member of our Financial Services team, a group that has been recognized as among...

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Financial Services

June 7, 2016
with
devices

Trains, Planes, Automobiles and Smartphones?

As Wall Street analysts predict smartphone sales will continue to level off due to varying levels of market saturation, does that actually mean smartphone utilization...

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Financial Services

March 23, 2016
with
MBA

Talk TRID Pain Relief While at MBA Tech in Los Angeles!

Are you attending MBA’s Tech Conference in Los Angeles? While you’re in LA, we invite you to schedule a 30-minute meeting with Managing Consultant, Keith...

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Financial Services

February 12, 2016
with
Man looking

TRID – Dust Won’t Settle Anytime Soon!

While TRID didn’t necessarily result in a ‘housing apocalypse’ as I jested it might in a blog piece posted in the fall of 2015, it...

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Financial Services

October 8, 2015
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The Value of Looking Back while Looking Ahead

Development of your business strategy requires a long and hard look ahead to the future. Anticipating what the industry may look like, what your customer...

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Financial Services

August 14, 2015
with
m glass

Challenges of End User Testing

The Missing Piece: Standardized Test Data The mortgage industry has invested heavily in standardizing the exchange of information, primarily under the auspices of MISMO.  This has...

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Financial Services

June 15, 2015
with
house

August 1st US Housing Apocalypse?

When speaking with leaders in the mortgage banking industry of late, the chorus always remains the same, “we are heads down on TRID.” Despite the...

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Financial Services

April 14, 2015
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working together

System Selection: The Vendor Demo

An important part of any system selection process is when the vendor is asked to demonstrate their products. This is a pivotal time, when the...

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Financial Services

March 27, 2015
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Vendor

How Much Would You Pay for a Hotdog?

Are you competing on price? Economists and finance executives world-wide acknowledge that being the low-price leader can be a viable short-term strategy that may help...

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Financial Services

March 16, 2015
with
Mortgage Banking

The Changing Landscape of Vendor Management

I was recently reminded of a column I wrote back in February 2008 titled “Maintaining a Vendor Relationship”, for Mortgage Banking Magazine (available here).  I’ve...

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Financial Services

March 3, 2015
with

Achieving Meaningful Results With Change

CC Pace uses the Organizational Component Model as a framework for ensuring optimal results are achieved in our projects.  The model highlights the inter-dependencies of...

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Financial Services

February 17, 2015
with
Magazine

Why Strategy Execution Unravels—and What to Do About It

During the last thirty three years CC Pace has served our clients in a wide range of business and technology projects. While clients generally bring...

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Financial Services

February 4, 2015
with
plane

It’s Time for a Non-Stop Flight to Efficiency

Grounded in how it’s always been done while continuing to live on razor-thin margins? Perhaps it is time to take a chapter out of the...

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Financial Services

January 23, 2015
with
Customer chart

Who Do You Work For?

During a recent family driving expedition, my teenagers were surprised at a rest stop along I-95 when an attendant began filling our gas tank. “Why...

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Financial Services

January 14, 2015
with
Where's The Beef?

Non-QM Lending — Where’s the Beef?

As compliance costs continue to soar and product selection is limited to government-regulated Qualified Mortgages (QM), mortgage bankers have tightened their belts, forced to diet...

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Financial Services

December 13, 2014
with
house bank

Where Should Equity Lending Reside?

A frequent topic of discussion these days is what division should own equity lending: consumer lending or mortgage.  This question comes from our banking clients...

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