About David Gumpper

David joined WAV Group in 2018 after spending over 14 years as a senior technologist for Michael Saunders & Company. David's technology career spans 24 years in the real estate, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and medical education industry's. View David's profile.

New Web Browser Security Measures Coming IN January 2021

The next release of Chrome is going to have a major impact on your site if you have mixed content downloads...ie...content that is both downloaded from secure and unsecured sites. You should see the number of web sites have the current warning that they are "Not Secure" even with HTTPS.

By |2020-12-06T12:44:21-08:00December 7th, 2020|Security and Privacy|2 Comments

Upstream Reports Progress, Plans and Transition

UpstreamRE, LLC, the broker-owned company responsible for overseeing the Upstream real estate data management solution, announced today specific plans for rolling out the first features in select markets in 2021, reflected on the project’s purpose, and progress and reported the initial success of a planned transition.

By |2020-12-04T06:53:04-08:00December 4th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

The Benefits of Advanced Commission Payment for Real Estate Agents – eCommission

This month, David and Victor invited eCommission's Founder and CEO, Sean Whaling, to discuss today's market and about his company. I was surprised to learn that many people have not heard about eCommission or understand the benefits of advanced agent commission payment service to Brokers and MLSs.

By |2020-11-20T04:38:48-08:00November 20th, 2020|Broker-Agent Information|0 Comments

Fallen Deals are like Fallen Angels

There is one metric on the financials that gains little attention by brokerages -- Fallen Sales, or Deals Fallen Through (DFT). They are on everyone productivity report, but when asked why they number is what it is, no one can explain why these deals are lost.

By |2020-09-19T07:48:00-07:00September 21st, 2020|Business Intelligence|1 Comment

Grants Available from NAR to Support MLS Consolidation and Data-Sharing

A few weeks ago, posts on social media popped up about the National Association of Realtors® MLS Consolidation Grant Program. The formation of this grant program came about through NAR’s President’s Advisory Group (PAG) and offered three types of grants for MLS’s to pursue.

By |2020-08-05T20:49:53-07:00August 6th, 2020|MLS|0 Comments

Insightful Tech – Project Team Mistakes, ADA Review, Web Analytics and Bots, Zoom Security Vulnerabilities, and Together More

As part of my business, I provide a partner selection service to assist brokerages in vetting products. A Product Team's role is to deliver the product's vision to the customer. An area that the team puts a lot of effort into during the development process is to ensure their product is useable by the customer.

By |2020-07-13T11:58:00-07:00July 13th, 2020|Technology|0 Comments

Security and Business Continuity – Learnings from the Pandemic

While the last few months have been challenging, and they have also been a learning experience for everyone. Christopher Callahan, CISO for Weichert Companies, and I have had an extensive conversation on security and business continuity learnings from the pandemic.

By |2020-06-19T06:54:12-07:00June 19th, 2020|Security and Privacy|0 Comments

How to Strengthen Security in the Virtual Workplace – Part 2

Part one of this article addresses the power of people and communication as a security tool. This article discusses the nuts & bolts of technology to secure the virtual workplace — an area of security that is a nightmare for technology leadership and keeps them from sleeping at night.

By |2020-04-17T12:48:54-07:00April 6th, 2020|COVID-19, Security and Privacy, Technology|0 Comments

How to Strengthen Security in the Virtual Workplace – Part 1

A pandemic brings out the worst in some people. As businesses must move staff to a virtual workplace environment, bad actors are trying to steal both the people's identity and their money. Plus, don't forget the company's digital assets.

By |2020-04-17T13:12:26-07:00April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, Security and Privacy, Technology|0 Comments