Decision Technology Forum at FICO World 2014 Offers Primer on Driving Insight for Faster Decisions from Big Data Analytics

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SAN JOSE, Calif.—October 22, 2014—FICO (NYSE:FICO), the predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced the agenda for its first Decision Technology Forum, to be held at FICO World 2014, November 11-14 in San Diego. This four-day Decision Technology Forum starts November 11 and offers more than 20 sessions on how to accelerate development and deployment of analytic applications, increase consumer precision, implement smarter business decisions and drive the best possible action in real time.

Participants can explore the latest technologies for text analytics, analytic modeling in the cloud, pricing optimization and Big Data integration methods. FICO's data scientists and product experts will be joined by such firms as Wells Fargo, Sprint, Southwest Airlines, Keycorp and Vantiv, sharing best practices for implementing predictive analytics and decision management solutions. FICO will showcase new technology solutions for advanced data ingestion, streaming analytics, and Big Data wrangling and visualization at the forum.

"Every business and organization is racing to use analytics and Big Data more effectively, in order to make smarter decisions on everything from customer service to fraud protection to scheduling," said Mike Gordon, executive vice president of sales, marketing and services at FICO. "By attending the Decision Technology Forum at FICO World, data scientists, developers, IT strategists and business users will get valuable information on how to unleash the power of analytics at their enterprise."

All Decision Technology Forum sessions are open to anyone attending FICO World, November 11-14 in San Diego. Registration is open at More information on the Decision Technology Forum is available at

About FICO World
At FICO World 2014, an estimated 1,000 professionals with responsibility for customer decisions in marketing, risk management, fraud and collections will join other CIOs, data scientists and system architects to explore new ideas for acquiring, serving and retaining customers profitably. The conference will feature presentations on analytic innovation, credit scoring, customer growth and retention, customer originations, debt management, fraud and security, mortgage lending, regulatory compliance, and small business lending.

About FICO
FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company's groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries. FICO provides analytics software and tools used across multiple industries to manage risk, fight fraud, build more profitable customer relationships, optimize operations and meet strict government regulations. Many of our products reach industry-wide adoption. These include the FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States. FICO solutions leverage open-source standards and cloud computing to maximize flexibility, speed deployment and reduce costs. The company also helps millions of people manage their personal credit health.

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