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Collections & Recovery Collection Optimization At Shop Direct = Loyal Customers (video)

Collection Optimization Helps Keep Loyal Customers
Sep032018

Earlier this year at FICO World 2018,  we held a session with Shop Direct (as one of our FICO Decision Award Winners) on their journey with collections optimization. As an online retailer, Shop Direct decided to go beyond rules and scoring in improving debt collection and rehabilitation. They wanted to “take it to the next level” increasing collections while reducing expenditures. They turned to sophisticated but easy-to-use decision optimization to supercharge champion/challenger testing, and empower business users to apply statistical science to balance multiple constraints and ultimately boost results. Check out this short video where Mark Harrison-North, Head of Risk Strategy, Shop Direct explains why collection optimization was a priority for the online retailer. Collection Optimization Helps Keep Loyal Customers – Transcript:  Mark Harrison-North, Head of Risk Strategy, Shop Direct What makes Shop Direct unique? Shop Direct’s USP is it’s an online department store, the second largest online pure-play retailer in the UK.... [Read More]

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Collections & Recovery Video: NAB Succeeds With Analytically-Driven Collections

Analytically driven collections
Apr302018

National Australia Bank, one of the four largest financial institutions in Australia, auto-resolves 75% of delinquent conversations with customers while maintaining its posture as a leader in customer care. The bank has done this by harnessing the power of FICO’s Customer Communication Services (CCS) to bring analytically-driven automation to its collections process. The implementation has resulted in 75% automation of all cases, a lower cost-to-collect and reduced impairment. It has also produced a Net Promoter Score of 63. That means that 63 out of every 100 customers handled in NAB Collections would promote their positive experience to others. Now there’s a thought, brand promotion from those you might not expect! Previous to the move to analytically-driven collections, NAB was using an inefficient dialer and SMS platform. They needed a lot of people to service customers and a lot of the calls weren’t very effective.  In the past NAB’s collections staff were... [Read More]

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