Title & Escrow Platform Re-engineering

Case Study: System Platform Re-engineering

Client: A leading Title and Escrow company

Existing Application

  • PowerBuilder (Windows Client Server)
  • Java/Sybase EA Server for Web Component
  • Fiorano for Middle Ware Solution
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • 1,000+ Reports
  • Licensed Technology

Gaps in the Existing Application / The Challenges

  • No Automated Workflow
  • No way to track KPI’s
  • No Business Rule Management System (BRMS)
  • No Business Intelligence
  • Back office application different to web application

Re-engineering Platform Key Objectives

  • Create a state of the art, scalable, thin client title and escrow system specifically designed for the Title company and our business processing
  • Enable electronic recordation and closing
  • Ability to change more radically and dynamically without requiring IT resources
  • Leverage Business Intelligence to revolutionize the way we monitor & report on/to employees and external partners
  • Monitor Performance and Benchmark Indicators in Real Time
  • Build the foundation for future enhancements, including secondary market and electronic signings
  • Change the overall dynamics of the industry by setting the standard for what a Title and Escrow Company should provide to its customers

Re-engineering Platform Technology

WebMethods Fabrics

  • BPM (Workflows)
  • BAM (Process Optimization and Dashboard)
  • Composite Application Framework (JSF & Portlet – JSR 168)
  • Integration Server (WebServices and Integrations Services – SOA architecture)
  • Trading Network (Integration with Business Partners)
  • Central Site for Service Governance
  • Cognos 8.0 for Reporting

Based on the Frameworks and Application Development by Visionet, our client has received the WebMethods Innovation Award at Integration World 2007 hosted by WebMethods & Software AG.

Impacted Business Lines

  • Title Production
  • Recording Production
  • Vendor Management
  • Settlement Services
  • Flood and Credit
  • Escrow Services
  • Appraisal Services
  • Compliance

Business Benefits

  • Enable electronic recordation and closing
  • Create client specific scalable, thin client title and escrow system
  • Leverage Business Intelligence
  • Real Time Performance Monitoring & Benchmark Indicators
  • Future enhancements for secondary market and electronic signings
  • Setting Industry Standards for Title and Escrow Company

Number of Users

  • Employees : 600
  • Clients : 4,080
  • Vendors : 5,664

Number of Concurrent Users

  • Employees : 500
  • Clients : 2,000+
  • Vendors : 3,000+

Project Duration

  • 18 Months

Project Effort

  • 110,000 Hours

Existing Application Line of Code

  • 1.7 MLOC
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