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.
Founded in 1956, FICO introduced analytic solutions such as credit scoring that have made credit more widely available, not just in the United States but around the world. We have pioneered the development and application of critical technologies behind decision management. These include predictive analytics, business rules management and optimization. We use these technologies to help businesses improve the precision, consistency and agility of their complex, high–volume decisions.
FICO clients include more than half of the top 100 banks in the world, more than 600 personal and commercial line insurers in North America and Europe including the top 10 US personal lines insurers, 400+ retailers and general merchandisers, including one-third of the top 100 U.S. retailers, 95 of the 100 largest financial institutions in the U.S., and all the 100 largest U.S. credit card issuers and more.
MEF speaks to Director of Product Management at FICO Adam Barrett about why the company has joined MEF’s Trust in Enterprise Messaging programme and what they are doing to combat fraud in messaging.
Until about 60 years ago, if you wanted to borrow some money, the decision came down to one man (almost always a man). Your bank manager.