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Innovators Wanted: FICO Decisions Awards 2017 Now Open

July 5, 2017

Innovators Wanted: FICO Decisions Awards 2017 Now Open

Corporate News July 5, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. — July 5, 2017

  • Entries for the FICO Decisions Awards are due August 31, 2017
  • Six categories are AI and Machine Learning, Customer Onboarding and Management, Debt Management, Decision Management, Fraud Control, and Regulatory Compliance
  • Judges include industry experts and practitioners
  • Entry form and information are at www.fico.com/decisionsawards

Companies that are achieving outstanding success using analytics and decision management solutions from FICO are invited to submit nominations for the 2017 FICO Decisions Awards. These awards shine a spotlight on business leaders who are driving their business forward and improving the customer experience using decision automation, optimization, predictive analytics, AI and machine learning. Nominations are due August 31, and winners will be announced in early October.

For more information and to enter a nomination, visit www.fico.com/decisionsawards

Awards will be presented in six categories: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Customer Onboarding and Management, Debt Management, Decision Management Innovation, Fraud Control and Regulatory Compliance. Winners will receive recognition at FICO® World, which will be held April 16-19, 2018, in Miami. Winning implementations will be featured in conference activities, and two representatives of each winning company will receive complimentary conference passes.

A panel of independent judges with deep industry expertise will evaluate nominations based on measureable improvement in key metrics; demonstrated use of best practices; project scale, depth and breadth; and innovative uses of technology. This year’s judges include:

  • Giorgi Alibegashvili – Strategic Project Manager, TBC Bank (2016 award winner)
  • Julie Conroy, Research Director, Aite Group
  • Doug Gray, Director, Enterprise Data & Analytics Technology, Southwest Airlines (2016 award winner)
  • Joy Macknight - Transaction Banking and Technology Editor, The Banker
  • Daniel Mayo, Chief Analyst, Financial Services Technology, Ovum

“We have updated this year’s categories to showcase some of the remarkable work our customers are doing with AI and machine learning,” said Wayne Huyard, senior vice president at FICO for Sales, Marketing and Services. “As with past years, we expect our 2017 awards program to uncover impressive projects led by visionary business leaders from around the world.”

Last year’s winning firms were WindFarm Designs (Analytic Excellence), TBC Bank (Customer Onboarding & Management), Thames Water (Debt Management), Southwest Airlines (Decision Management Innovation), ICICI Bank and MedScheme (Fraud Control – tie), and ANZ Bank (Regulatory Compliance).

About FICO
FICO (NYSE: FICO) powers decisions that help people and businesses around the world prosper. Founded in 1956 and based in Silicon Valley, the company is a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions. FICO holds more than 170 US and foreign patents on technologies that increase profitability, customer satisfaction and growth for businesses in financial services, telecommunications, health care, retail and many other industries. Using FICO solutions, businesses in more than 100 countries do everything from protecting 2.6 billion payment cards from fraud, to helping people get credit, to ensuring that millions of airplanes and rental cars are in the right place at the right time. Learn more at http://www.fico.com.

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