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FICO Introduces FICO® Analytic Modeler

New FICO Software Gives Business Users at All Levels the Ability to Create Their Own Predictive Models in the FICO Analytic Cloud FICO introduced FICO® Analytic Modeler, model development and decision strategy software that enables a range of business users – from non-technical to highly skilled – to rapidly gain real and reliable value from their data in the FICO®Analytic Cloud. The ... Read More »

FICO Awarded 25 New Patents for Fraud Protection, Cybersecurity, Predictive Analytics and Decision Management

FICO has been awarded 25 new patents, bringing its patent portfolio to 167 U.S. and foreign patents.  These patents were awarded to team members of FICO Labs for inventions underlying the company’s solutions in fraud protection, cybersecurity, predictive analytics and decision management. Ten of the latest patents cover analytic innovations used by FICO’s industry-leading fraud solutions across the financial, healthcare ... Read More »

FICO Partners with 41st Parameter’s Cybersecurity Technology

Enhanced device and digital consumer insights will reduce false positive rates for card-not-present fraud to increase revenues and customer satisfaction FICO has partnered with 41st Parameter, a part of Experian and a leader in securing online relationships, to fight fraud on card-not-present (CNP) transactions, the top source of payment card fraud today, while letting more genuine transactions proceed in real time. ... Read More »

Information Builders Brings Self-Service Data Analysis to the Enterprise

New WebFOCUS InfoDiscovery Enables Visual Analysis of Blended Data Sources With the Most Complete Platform At its 2014 Summit User Conference, Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity and integration solutions, announced the launch of WebFOCUS InfoDiscovery.  The web-based, self-service visual analytics tool is designed to help analysts, power users and business users visually analyze complex data, create ... Read More »

Bisnode Appoints Anders Borg as Chief Technology Officer

Bisnode has announced the appointment of Anders Borg as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  Bisnode has been through a significant work of change in order to meet the demands of the extreme data growth the world is experiencing, and to refine it to new insights and solutions to help current and new customers make smart decisions. A natural step of this ... Read More »

Moody’s Analytics to Acquire WebEquity Solutions

Moody’s Analytics announced that it has agreed to acquire WebEquity Solutions, LLC. (“WebEquity”), a leading provider of cloud-based loan origination solutions for financial institutions.   The acquisition strengthens Moody’s Analytics’ position as a leader in loan origination software and bolsters its suite of award-winning risk management products for banks, insurance companies and corporations. WebEquity’s hosted platform is used by more than ... Read More »

FICO Debuts Solution Stack to Accelerate Big Data Analytics Adoption and Innovation

Groundbreaking data visualization, decision management and analytics bridge the gap between Big Data, analysis and decision execution FICO announced the general availability of the FICO® Solution Stack the FICO® Decision Management Platform and three new analytic and decision studios. The FICO Solution Stack is available in the cloud and as on-premises software. With 30 patents at its core, the FICO Solution Stack brings together ... Read More »

App Annie Acquires Distimo

Mobile analytics company App Annie acquires Distimo, raises $17M. App Annie has raised another $17 million from its existing investors and is acquiring one of its competitors, Distimo.  Both companies provide data on how people are using mobile apps and mobile websites. App Annie has built a strong reputation in the mobile gaming world for providing data on the game apps it tracks, ... Read More »

FICO: Technology, Economic Promise and Privacy

In the USS there is an ongoing debate over the technological and economic promise of Big Data and the tension created by privacy concerns.  The argument underscores a key question for policy leaders: Are existing privacy laws and policies sufficient to address the privacy risks that some envision in the era of Big Data?  Earlier this month, the White House ... Read More »

TransUnion Acquires Majority Interest in Credit Information Bureau India Limited (CIBIL)

TransUnion announced that it is now the majority owner of Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited (CIBIL).  TransUnion has been accumulating additional holdings in CIBIL in recent years, and the announcement comes after the company received regulatory approval to achieve majority ownership in the organization.  TransUnion has been active in the Indian marketplace since 2001 as CIBIL’s technology, analytics and decisioning ... Read More »

Equifax and Zementis Introduce Solution That Streamlines Deployment of Predictive Analytic Models

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) and Zementis, a leader in predictive analytic solutions, announced a new solution that will help banks, telecommunications and other companies reduce deployment time for predictive analytic models, resulting in reduced costs and improved profitability. Equifax will embed Zementis’ scoring engine, called ADAPA®, into its decision management platform, called InterConnect®, and fully adopt the Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) ... Read More »

S&P Capital IQ Launches New Business Line Dedicated to Standard & Poor’s Ratings Research and Integrated Solutions

S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw-Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), announced the launch of S&P Credit Solutions, a new business line  that enables investors to leverage the combined data, research and analytics capabilities of both Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services and S&P Capital IQ. S&P Credit Solutions is a distinct business line within S&P Capital IQ and is fully dedicated ... Read More »

S&P Capital IQ Expands Latin American Research on Desktop Platform

S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), announced the addition of Banco Santander’s Latin America Research to its already extensive Aftermarket Research collection and capabilities.  Banco Santander joins seven other well-known institutions in S&P Capital IQ’s Aftermarket Research collection that were named by Institutional Investor as the Top Ten Latin American Research Providers for 2013. The ... Read More »

Eric Haller Appointed to Lead Experian DataLabs Globally

Experian® announced that Eric Haller will be the executive vice president of Experian DataLabs.   Designed to help Experian clients and businesses throughout the world, Experian DataLabs will solve strategic marketing and risk-management problems through an advanced data analysis process, research and development. Experian DataLabs operate in a compliant, safe and secure environment for both internal and collaborative research to take ... Read More »