SAN JOSE, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced that registration is open for FICO™ World 2014, the leading international conference on analytics-powered customer engagement strategies, which will take place November 11-14 at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina in San Diego, Calif. At FICO World 2014, an estimated 1,000 professionals with responsibility for customer decisions in marketing, risk management, fraud and collections will join CIOs, data scientists and system architects to explore new ideas for acquiring, serving and retaining customers profitably.
The FICO World theme, "The New Customer Imperative," will be the backdrop for four days of informative sessions, hands-on demonstrations, and networking opportunities. The theme stems from the convergence of social, mobile and cloud, which is evolving customer behaviors and expectations, revolutionizing business and society, disrupting old business models and creating new leaders. Keynote presenters will include Theresa Payton, former White House CIO, cybersecurity authority, identity theft expert and author of Privacy in the Era of Big Data; and Maribel Lopez, principal and founder of Lopez Research, enterprise mobility expert, and author of the forthcoming book, Right-Time Experiences: Driving Revenue with Mobile and Big Data. FICO World will also feature a keynote panel of chief analytics officers discussing the top priorities for businesses seeking to compete on analytics.
"The job of attracting, serving and retaining customers profitably is getting harder for every business," said Mike Gordon, executive vice president of sales, marketing and services at FICO. "The only way to win is to innovate, to understand your customers better, and to put every iota of data to better use. FICO World is the premium event for business leaders who are spearheading Big Data, analytics and decision management initiatives. Join us to collaborate on new ideas, develop innovative strategies, share best practices and learn about new technologies for addressing the new customer imperative."
The conference will feature more than 100 presentations on analytic innovation, credit scoring, customer growth and retention, customer originations, debt management, fraud and security, mortgage lending, regulatory compliance, and small business lending. FICO™ World 2014 will also include the first FICO™ World Technology Forum, where data scientists, system architects and CIOs will learn how to accelerate the development and deployment of real-time analytic applications, using a groundbreaking new platform of predictive analytics, optimization, decision management, application development and visualization tools. Other events will include the FICO™ Auto Forum for auto lenders, and the FICO™ World Credit Boot Camp, for newer lenders.
Early Registration Promotion
Registration is open at www.fico.com/ficoworld. The first 100 people to register will get a special $999 rate — a savings of $596 off the full registration fee. Visit the FICO World 2014 registration fees page for more information about other special discounts and group passes.
Exhibits and Sponsorships
For additional information on sponsorship and promotional opportunities at FICO World 2014, visit the FICO World sponsors page.
FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions that drive higher levels of growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. The company's groundbreaking use of Big Data and mathematical algorithms to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries. FICO provides analytics software and tools used across multiple industries to manage risk, fight fraud, build more profitable customer relationships, optimize operations and meet strict government regulations. Many of our products reach industry-wide adoption. These include the FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States. FICO solutions leverage open-source standards and cloud computing to maximize flexibility, speed deployment and reduce costs. The company also helps millions of people manage their personal credit health. FICO: Make every decision count™. Learn more at www.fico.com.
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