In the latest issue of Non-Prime Times, our Chief Data Evangelist Stephanie Alsbrooks hits the nail on the head when it comes to solving data problems. In part one of her two-part series, she challenges the idea that data warehouses are the answer for every auto lending business.
From industry terms to company strategy, Stephanie Alsbrooks answers it all with a depth of understanding backed by auto finance experience.
Here’s what Dear Stephie talks about out in the latest issue of Non-Prime Times :
There was such a great response to the first “Dear Stephie” article in Non Prime Times, our CEO turned technology advice columnist is back with more answers to the burning questions that leave you scratching your head. This time around she breaks down the process for hiring the right developer and has some fun explaining buzzwords like bitcoin and microtize.
Here's just a little of what Dear Stephie has to say!
NonPrime Times has launched a technology advice column, featuring our very own Founder and CEO Stephanie Alsbrooks! She knows a thing or two about asking questions and looking for the right answers.
A number of blog posts cite a quote purportedly made by Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, during a press conference announcing the acquisition of Nokia by Microsoft. Elop reportedly said this: “we didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost.” Whether or not the statement was made, Nokia had lost ground after being successful in the mobile space for a long time because it did not keep up with its customers’ demands and its competitors. Competition is a normal, healthy, necessary catalyst for successful business, but why can’t competition and community go hand in hand. What if there is a world where competitors can learn from each other, share technology, be successful, and grow as a community?
Recently I was asked the question what keeps me awake at night. And as a mother and successful business woman you could probably imagine that there’s a lot. It’s not an easy question to answer but it struck a chord with me when I heard it and I began making a list and even googling things that kept other CEOs up at night for inspiration. Although this information was helpful it wasn’t entirely relevant to me and my life.
Everyone faces questions like the ones below and defi SOLUTIONS, CEO, Stephanie Alsbrooks - with a little help from Bill and Ted - provides her insight in the Non-Prime Times March April issue.
Our CEO, Stephanie Alsbrooks, provides this fun quiz in her article in Non-Prime Times about what is overused and underused in the auto finance technology space. Take the quiz and see how you do!
Change is inevitable. In a small growing company, it’s our lifeblood and can be exhausting. The change itself is not the most exhausting part – it’s deciding whether to change or not that can wear you out.
With our recent purchase of a competitor who was one of the last hold-outs in the origination software industry not pricing per transaction, I am often asked to explain why transaction-based pricing makes sense for lenders and why SaaS is the right technology model for an origination technology provider. So here we go, my take on the subject.