Building an organizational culture around data is not easy. Today's market and the future have made it a necessity to leverage data to survive. So, it is not surprising that RE/MAX has taken steps towards acquiring a which has culture rooted in data-driven decision making. As we have found out over the last few years, it is more convenient to buy intellectual property than to build from scratch organically.
It is during this time of the season when we reflect over the past year. We review what we have accomplished, how we could do better, and what we need to change for next year. What we publish and distribute online is a reflection of our brand's moral compass. Thinking about how we behave as digital citizens are critical to others as we prepare to jump into 2020.
RESO Broker Advisory Group's workshop last September pushed some hotly debated topics among its members. One subject receiving a fair amount of back-and-forth dialogue was Marilyn Lund's concept of a "TSA-Precheck" program for data consumers requesting access to real estate data.
Compliance to the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and the California Unruh Civil Rights Act received a significant boost this month. California Court of Appeals affirmed a higher court's ruling against a restaurant.
One of the most talked-about themes in our industry today is how to improve the customer experience (CX). This discussion is both healthy and necessary to grow your business for today and tomorrow. One area that has a tremendous impact on improving the customer experience, which hasn't really been part of the CX narrative, is employee engagement.
The United Kingdom Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) announced substantial security breach fines on two large companies last week. British Airways and Marriott now are feeling the impact for security breaches of customer information in 2018.
This story is unusual and somewhat disturbing. Some of you may have seen a quick glimpse of my Amazon Echo 5 article a few weeks ago. A day after it was published, there was an incident causing me to redirect the page web address (URL) to the blog page of WAVGroup.com.
Failing is a natural part of learning. When failure occurs, the opportunity to learn is critical in building knowledge. A fail first mentality towards the security of systems and data, however...
Attending the RESO 2019 Spring Technology Summit was informative and fun, but one challenge resonated with me. The industry continues to be full of pitfalls and barriers when it comes to real estate information.
Marketing, in general, is a tough business. There are so many tools to use and data to scrounge through; it is impressive that marketers have time to be creative. With Google Signal launched into beta last August, maybe marketers will have a little a bit more time on their hands.
For the past couple of years, almost everyone I knew used Slack for team collaboration. It was a powerful tool with tons of integrations with other applications and platforms.
Natural Language Processing (NLP) as a subcategory of Artificial Intelligence has continued to grow in its practice by the real estate industry. This growth is evident as seen by the proliferation of chatbots on real estate websites and new innovative products like Homebot – who won the 2018 Realogy FWD Innovation Award. Let's dip into Natural Language Processing and how to use it for SEO in real estate blog articles.