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September 30, 2008
(Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) - Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE: FIC), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, today announced that its Fair Isaac Blaze Advisor® business rules management system is available for a free 90-day trial download, supported by the Decision Management Tools Community.
Developers worldwide can now download the full current shipping version of the software, install it and test it in their own environments. They'll also have 24x7 access to the Decision Management Tools Community, where they can get answers and advice, learn best practices, exchange ideas and share their experience with the award-winning business rules management system.
"Right now, businesses require the best tools to manage decisions amid unprecedented competitive pressure and economic volatility," said Mike Gordon, vice president, Fair Isaac. "By making it easy for the developer community to try out the award-winning Blaze Advisor system, we aim to help our customers navigate these challenges successfully."
Fair Isaac Blaze Advisor is a key component of the Fair Isaac Decision Management suite, providing enterprises with a highly scalable, end-to-end rules management solution to support a holistic approach to decision making. The recipient of multiple industry awards, Blaze Advisor has been recognized in the past year by analyst firms IDC and Yphise, industry group ACORD/LOMA, and trade journal InfoWorld.
"Business rule management systems are renowned for their ability to develop rules-based solutions that automate and improve high-volume, operational decisions," said Stephen D. Hendrick, group vice president of application development and deployment research at IDC. "Software vendors that find ways to ease adoption and build community around business rules management systems use will spur important innovations in decision management going forward."
To access the free trial of Blaze Advisor, visit the Decision Management Tools Community at 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.
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