SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies that use products from leading analytics software company FICO (NYSE: FICO) are invited to submit nominations for the third FICO Decision Management Awards. These awards will honor five of the 5,000+ FICO clients around the world that have achieved outstanding results using analytics and decision management technology to grow their businesses, manage risk and reduce costs.
Nominations are due May 1, 2014, and winners will be announced July 1. To enter a nomination, visit www.fico.com/dmawards.
This year, awards will be presented in five categories, reflecting the breadth of ways that businesses deploy FICO solutions. These include awards for Customer Originations, Customer Growth and Retention, Fraud Control, Debt Management and Analytic Excellence.
A panel of independent judges will evaluate nominations based upon measureable improvement in key metrics; demonstrated use of best practices; project scale, depth and breadth; and innovative uses of technology. This year's judges will include Tom Davenport, author of Competing on Analytics; Brian McDonough, research manager in IDC's Analytics and Data Warehousing Software research service; John Rymer, vice president and principal analyst serving Application Development & Delivery for Forrester; and other judges to be named.
Winners will receive recognition at FICO's annual conference, FICO™ World, which will be held in San Diego from November 11-14, 2014. Winning implementations will be featured in conference activities, and two representatives of each winning company will receive complimentary conference passes.
"FICO's clients have analytics at the heart of their success," said Mike Gordon, senior vice president at FICO for Sales, Marketing and Services. "These awards recognize businesses in multiple industries that are showing the world what's possible when you crunch Big Data to solve your toughest challenges."
For additional information and a nomination form, visit www.fico.com/dmawards.
FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading analytics software company, helping businesses in 80+ 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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