FICO® Blaze Advisor® Decision Rules Management System

Drive faster, smarter and consistent business decisions


FICO® Blaze Advisor® Decision Rules Management System

FICO® Blaze Advisor is the world's leading decision rules management system, maximizing control over high-volume operational decisions. Blaze Advisor provides companies with a scalable solution that delivers unprecedented agility and actionability for smarter business decisions. Discover how to Extend Blaze Advisor with FICO Model Translator.

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Core Benefits

Make faster, more consistent business decisions

Reduce time to market

Reduce total cost of ownership

Make faster, more consistent business decisions

Automation of decision processes minimizes the need for manual reviews and ensures consistency. Blaze Advisor delivers the highest decision processing speeds for any number of rules at any level of complexity. It is 300% faster than competitive engines at the highest level of complexity.

Reduce time to market

Go to market quickly with application development that is 25% faster than conventional methods, and without IT assistance. New applications are developed using a rules language that closely approximates people think about their business, reducing errors or misunderstanding.

Reduce total cost of ownership

With an easy-to-use interface, natural language business rules and open architecture, Blaze Advisor helps you reduce operational costs, including up to 80% of initial costs and 75% of maintenance costs.

Key Features

  • In addition to standalone deployments, FICO® Blaze Advisor® powers the rules component of the cloud-based FICO® Decision Management Suite.
  • Work collaboratively by sharing and reusing rules, rule sets, rule flows, object models, and other decision assets
  • Intuitive Web interface that gives business users complete control of rule creation, testing and deployment and integrates with a wide range of other technologies such as WebSphere, JBOSS and WebLogic
  • Uses the Rete III inference engine that benchmarks more than 300% faster than competitive engines at the highest levels of complexity
  • Intelligently deploy and execute rules in multiple platforms and introduce new rules without downtime
  • Decision Simulator provides wizards, pre-packaged templates and reports to quickly simulate the potential business impact of new rules prior to moving them into production
  • FICO® Model Translator rapidly converts SAS Programming Language into a decision service for deployment into a broad range of platforms
  • Ease of integration with analytics for fast deployment of predicative models including support for PMML
  • Easily write, edit and test rules using an integrated development environment


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World's largest building society grows loan portfolio and profitability

Nationwide Building Society

Challenge: Overcome limitations of legacy risk system and single-supplier credit reporting to make better informed decisions, drive loan volume and respond more quickly to market movements.

Solution: A new Strategic Risk Infrastructure built around FICO Blaze Advisor business rules management system.

Results: Millions of pounds in additional loans issues and projected; significant savings on IT resources and credit bureau costs; faster sales cycle; faster deployment of pricing changes from ten days to one.