After nearly a decade of Herculean efforts and difficult decisions, mortgage servicing leaders are reaping their reward: another round of hard decisions. This time the battle is for efficiency. On the one hand, it is clear that the industry cannot afford to support the servicing model it put in place to respond to the financial crisis. On the other hand, almost no one likes the idea of cutting back processes, standards, and controls—basically re-creating the dangerous status quo of 2007. What is a servicer supposed to do?