MIAMI, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO™ World, – At the conclusion of FICO World 2013 today, FICO (NYSE: FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, announced the dates and location for next year's conference. The four-day conference on applications of analytics in banking, retail and other industries will return on November 11-14, 2014 in San Diego.
The final day of FICO World 2013 featured a keynote panel discussion on the ways leading banks from around the world are working to improve the customer experience. Participants included Sergio Avila, CRO, Santander Chile; Vincent Chiang, CEO, Bank of Communications (China); Lakhbir Lamba,Executive Vice President, PNC Bank; and Alexander Sokolov, Board Member, CRO, VTB24 (Russia).
"FICO World 2013 was a tremendous success, with thought leaders from many of the world's most successful businesses coming together to discuss the implications of Big Data analytics, cloud computing and mobility for their businesses," said Mike Gordon, executive vice president, sales, services and marketing at FICO, who moderated today's panel discussion. "We're already looking forward to FICO World 2014 in San Diego, which is home to one of the largest analytic communities anywhere in the world, and FICO's own fraud management center of excellence."
FICO (NYSE: FICO) delivers superior predictive analytics solutions that drive smarter decisions. The company's groundbreaking use of mathematics to predict consumer behavior has transformed entire industries and revolutionized the way risk is managed and products are marketed. FICO's innovative solutions include the FICO® Score - the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States - along with industry-leading solutions for managing credit accounts, identifying and minimizing the impact of fraud, and customizing consumer offers with pinpoint accuracy. Most of the world's top banks, as well as leading insurers, retailers, pharmaceutical companies and government agencies, rely on FICO solutions to accelerate growth, control risk, boost profits and meet regulatory and competitive demands. FICO also helps millions of individuals manage their personal credit health through www.myFICO.com.
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