MINNEAPOLIS — September 1, 2009 — In response to customer demand, FICO (NYSE:FICO), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, announced today that it has secured additional space and re-opened registration for its previously sold-out Decision Management Tools User Group Forum in Chicago, September 16-18. The conference, which has attracted registrants from six countries, will be supported by five major sponsors, two of whom – ValueMomentum and StoneRiver – signed on just last week.
“Demand is intense for information and best practices about business rules, analytic modeling and optimization,” said David Lightfoot, vice president at FICO. “Business managers and technical users alike are actively seeking ways to advance their understanding of Decision Management in order to gain a competitive advantage in the year ahead. Attending the FICO Decision Management Tools User Group Forum is the best way to get everything in one place.”
The three-day forum is exclusively for users of the FICO Blaze Advisor® system, FICO Xpress Optimization Suite and FICO Model Builder. Many of these users are active members of the Decision Management Community, the industry's largest online community focusing on Decision Management tools and applications.
In addition to ValueMomentum and StoneRiver, major sponsors of the conference include Infosys and Artelys. Additional information about the conference is available at www.online-reg.com/FICO/2009/dmtools.
FICO (NYSE:FICO) transforms business by making every decision count. FICO’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 FICO to increase customer loyalty and profitability, cut fraud losses, manage credit risk, meet regulatory and competitive demands, and rapidly build market share. FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their credit health through the www.myFICO.com website.
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Except for historical information contained herein, the statements contained in this news release that relate to FICO or its business 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 and reengineering plan, 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, its ability to recruit and retain key technical and managerial personnel, competition, regulatory changes applicable to the use of consumer credit and other data, the failure to realize the anticipated benefits of any acquisitions, continuing material adverse developments in global economic conditions, and other risks described from time to time in FICO’s SEC reports, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2008, and its last quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2009. If any of these risks or uncertainties materializes, FICO’s results could differ materially from its expectations. FICO disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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