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September 30, 2008
(Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) - In keeping with its emphasis on openness and customer empowerment, Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE: FIC), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, today introduced the industry's first online community focusing on decision management and business rules tools. In addition to providing developers with 24x7 access to answers and advice, the Decision Management Tools Community features an ideas exchange, an online environment in which customers, developers, employees and others can post, vote on and discuss ideas with each other.
"Besides requiring the best available decision management tools, our customers tell us they need the ability to stay abreast of the newest ideas and best practices that apply to their business," said Laurent Pacalin, chief marketing officer, Fair Isaac. "Developers in particular crave the ability to collaborate across industries as well as time zones. In establishing this community, our goal is to enable the best ideas from the brightest minds to be brought to bear on the greatest challenges facing businesses today."
In a related announcement, Fair Isaac has made its industry-leading Blaze Advisor® business rules management system available for a free, 90-day trial. Developers worldwide can download the full current shipping version of the software, install it and test it in their own environments.
To access the Decision Management Tools Community, as well as the free trial of Fair Isaac's Blaze Advisor system, visit http://dmtools.fairisaac.com.
About Fair IsaacFair Isaac Corporation (NYSE:FIC) transforms business by making every decision count. Fair Isaac's Decision Management solutions combine trusted advice, world-class analytics and innovative applications to give organizations the power to automate, improve and connect decisions across their business. Clients in 80 countries work with Fair Isaac to increase customer loyalty and profitability, cut fraud losses, manage credit risk, meet regulatory and competitive demands, and rapidly build market share. Fair Isaac also helps millions of individuals manage their credit health through the www.myFICO.com website.
Fair Isaac Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Information Except for historical information contained herein, the statements contained in this press release that relate to Fair Isaac, including statements regarding its Xpress-MP, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the success of the Company's Decision Management strategy, its ability to recruit and retain key technical and managerial personnel, the maintenance of its existing relationships and ability to create new relationships with customers and key alliance partners, its ability to continue to develop new and enhanced products and services, competition, regulatory changes applicable to the use of consumer credit and other data, the possibility that the anticipated benefits of acquisitions, including expected synergies, will not be realized and other risks described from time to time in Fair Isaac's SEC reports, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended September 30, 2007, and its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2008. Forward-looking statements should be considered with caution. If any of these risks or uncertainties materializes or any of these assumptions proves incorrect, Fair Isaac's results could differ materially from Fair Isaac's expectations in these statements. Fair Isaac disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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