The Business Technology Performance Index (BTPI) reveals the current state of technology in the equipment finance domain and how it may help to shape and change the industry. The survey findings published in the BTPI 2016-2017 report reflect that both front-end (originations) and back-end (servicing) platform replacement remain as key initiatives since the average life of current systems in place continues to rise. Other initiatives include business intelligence improvements, electronic signature solutions and better integration of systems (both with internal and/or other third party systems).