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NetDirector’s Roadmap to 2020 Part 1

We recently held our annual Strategic Planning meeting. This year, instead of doing the same old SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) we tried a new approach called SOAR (Strengths, Opportunities, Aspirations, and Results).

Drawing - Dare to DreamThe SWOT method has worked for many years, and is still a valid way to make a business plan and set goals. However, we were looking for a way to get more employees involved and to take a more positive approach to the overall process.

One of NetDirector’s owners and their daughter have been utilizing the SOAR method with other companies with much success and suggested that we try it too.

Drawing - Design Part 1 & 2The strategic planning meeting was open to the entire company, which over half were able to attend. It was a full day event and held off-site so that there were no major work distractions.

The main goal of this meeting was to get as many new ideas as possible with the underlying theme that no idea is bad, which kept the meeting on a positive note throughout the entire day.

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Steamlining Service of Process (SOP)

A foreclosure case is referred to an attorney by a mortgage loan servicer to represent them in foreclosure proceedings. A process server is hired by the attorney to physically deliver foreclosure related documents to all defendants on a foreclosure case. Most Judicial states require service of process (SOP) to be carried out by licensed process servers. Some process servers provide other field services such as: tenant inspections, sale attendance, Blog_serving_papersoccupancy verification, etc.

As the mortgage banking industry embraces electronic data exchange – major process servers such as ProVest and Firefly Legal have enabled their proprietary case management systems to transmit data and documents with their trading partners (i.e.: attorneys). There are also SOP software providers such as: Database Services/Process Server Toolbox and LoyalDog Software that are interface enabled.

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