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September 3, 2008
(Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) - Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE: FIC), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, today announced an agreement with Versailles-based EURODECISION, the premier French optimization consultancy, to provide decision management solutions in France.
Through this agreement, EURODECISION's clients will have access to Fair Isaac's award-winning optimization and decision management technology solutions, including Fair Isaac Blaze Advisor® business rules management system, Xpress-MP optimization tools and other leading products.
"In line with our decision management strategy, the formation of this partnership means Fair Isaac's industry-leading decision management solutions are now readily available to French businesses, enabling them to compete even more effectively on a global scale," said Robert Duque-Ribeiro, vice president & managing director, EMEA at Fair Isaac. "EURODECISION's consulting expertise has already proven instrumental in our recent collaboration to address the needs of one of the world's largest cosmetics companies."
Among other accolades, Fair Isaac Blaze Advisor was recently recognized as the best business rules management system on the market by Yphise, an independent, ISO 9001:2000-certified research company based in Paris.
"Our customers tell us consistently that decision management is the key to sustainable competitive advantage and agility," said Eric Jacquet-Lagreze, chief executive officer, EURODECISION. "We provide them with powerful decision management systems that integrate optimization capabilities and now, as Fair Isaac's partner, analytics upon the best available business rules platform in the world."
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.
About EURODECISIONEURODECISION offers organizations a wide variety of global solutions in resource optimization including consulting, feasibility studies, development of operational prototypes, software applications, integration into company existing information systems and their maintenance. Based in Versailles, the company employs over 45 high level consultants skilled in both information technology and optimization techniques. Today EURODECISION is one of Europe's most dynamic players in the field of resource optimization. www.EURODECISION.com
Fair Isaac Statement Concerning Forward-Looking InformationExcept for historical information contained herein, the statements contained in this press release that relate to Fair Isaac, including statements regarding its Blaze Advisor business rules management system, 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 the 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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