Safeguard Properties Named to 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 List of Technology Innovators


In its first year entering the competition, Safeguard Properties has ranked 17 on the annual list, which showcases top business technology innovators in the U.S.

Cleveland – April 30, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Safeguard Properties, the largest mortgage field services company in the U.S., is pleased to announce that it ranked 17 on this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100 – a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S. The rankings were announced Tuesday, April 28 during the annual InformationWeek Conference.

Safeguard also was named a finalist for a Business Innovator Award in the category of Workforce Performance, named one of the “Top 20 Great Ideas of 2014”, and included in’s list of “20 Great Ideas To Steal in 2015.”

This was Safeguard’s first year entering the competition and the company joins an impressive list of winners.

“It is Safeguard’s mission to provide preservation services and innovative technologies that proactively protect communities across the country on behalf of our mortgage servicing clients. The Mobile Inspections Quality Control suite continues Safeguard’s tradition of investing in technologies that help solve the industry’s most challenging problems while maintaining the highest level of service,” said George Mehok, Safeguard Chief Information Officer.

Safeguard designed and built the industry’s first Mobile Inspections Quality Control suite to reduce risks, expedite results reported from the field and improve the quality of information provided to our clients. This system combines the power of mobility and big data analytics to deliver consistent and expedited results by our network of inspectors. The suite includes a mobile application built on consumer grade devices for the Apple iPhone®, iPad® or Android™ devices.

Safeguard’s Inspections Quality Control suite, which includes INSPI Mobile, INSPI QC and MapAlert®, provides inspectors with the ability to collect property condition data and corresponding photo evidence, AND submit results in real-time from the field. Safeguard’s goal is to drive greater business efficiencies through mobile and data analytics. The Inspections Quality Control suite is a transformative mobile application that has yielded increases in company productivity, vendor productivity and customer satisfaction.
The InformationWeek Elite 100 research tracks the technology-based investments, strategies, and results of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek Elite 100 spotlights the power of business technology innovation.

“At InformationWeek, we talk about this as ‘IT Without Borders,’ as we see the best IT leaders tearing down traditional borders to help every department leverage technologies such as data analytics, cloud, and mobility. The 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100 spotlights companies at which IT is not only inseparable from every department, it’s pivotal to every customer experience,” said InformationWeek Editor Chris Murphy.

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About Safeguard Properties: Safeguard Properties is the mortgage field services industry leader, preserving vacant and foreclosed properties across the U.S., Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and Guam. Founded in 1990 by Robert Klein and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Safeguard provides the highest quality service to our clients by leveraging innovative technologies and proactively developing industry best practices and quality control procedures. Consistent with Safeguard’s values and mission, we are an active supporter of hundreds of charitable efforts across the country. Annually, Safeguard gives back to communities in partnership with our employees, vendors and clients. We also are dedicated to working with community leaders and officials to eliminate blight and stabilize neighborhoods. Safeguard is dedicated to preserving today and protecting tomorrow. Learn more at

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