Tomorrow, I’ll be on a panel with some smart people—Russ Bergeron, Bob Hale, and Merri Jo Cowen—at Inman Connect in San Francisco to offer “a candid look at the technological, legal and business … Read more about Can the Spark Platform transform MLS subscriber services?
4/26/10 SEE IMPORTANT UPDATES BELOW (Based on follow up email we received from RPR today. Look for additions and deletions.)For the last two months, MLS execs and brokers have frequently asked me, … Read more about Pinning Down the RPR Strategic Proposition
The following comes from George Percel, a Florida broker and former association/MLS manager. I offered to share it with MLSTesseract readers. (I added the links to his text. Like all posts of this … Read more about Broker comment on RPR
MLSs are plagued by a seemingly intractable problem: their legacy customers. This is the existing broker 'member' or 'participant/subscriber' base. The problem finally crystallized for me during Brad … Read more about Emancipating innovation from the ‘legacy customer’
(This is Part 3 in a four-part series. I started with some definitions to get us on the same page; we then looked at NAR policy on the issue (for those MLSs that are bound by it); here, I'll provide … Read more about ‘Core’ vs. ‘optional’ Pt 3: Arguments both ways
(This is Part 2 in a four-part series. I started with some definitions to get us on the same page; in this post I'll look at NAR policy on the issue (for those MLSs that are bound by it); next, I'll … Read more about MLS services ‘core’ vs. ‘optional’ Pt 2: NAR policy view
(Note: Shelley Specchio is CEO of the Northern Nevada Regional MLS, Inc., a host of the CMLS Conference in Lake Tahoe, September 30 – October 2. She and I have been discussing topics for the legal … Read more about When should MLS services be ‘core’ and when ‘optional’? (Potential CMLS topic 4)
I posted today over on GeekEstateBlog with my ideas about what MLSs of the future need to be doing to stay strategically relevant. I'm on a panel at Inman's RE Connect this week in NYC on the subject. … Read more about My GeekEstate post regarding MLSs of the future