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Andrew Flint
We all know that scorecards can be excellent predictive models, lauded for their combination of simplicity, transparency, and accuracy. And we also love machine learning algorithms for their highly automated and remarkably thorough search for signal. So if you’re already building random forests, gradient boosted trees or neural networks in your… (Show more)
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brucewatson
In this blog, I'll dive into Xpress Insight’s mirror database in relation to Tableau, providing insights into how best to configure it. This topic was first introduced in my previous blog, Visualizing your data in Xpress Insight.   Within an Insight application the input and result data can vary from kilobytes up to a gigabyte. To reduce the data… (Show more)
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rohitvalia
Cloud computing, grown out of the success of software-as-a-service, has come a long way from a largely developer-focused environment to a full-service IT infrastructure offering. By fulfilling the expected requirements around availability, scalability, security and agility, cloud computing has become a de-facto part of virtually every IT… (Show more)
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jilldeckert@fico.com
This blog series features the opinions and experiences of five experts working in various roles in global strategy design. They were invited to discuss the best practices outlined in this white paper, and also to add their own. With combined experience of over 70 years, they partner with various businesses and help them to use data, tools and… (Show more)
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brucewatson
The data used and generated by Xpress Insight apps can vary from a few kilobytes to several gigabytes. Given all this information, it is key to be able to make sense of this data and analyze and display it in a way that others can understand. This can be done by visualizing the data and allowing the user to interact with the visualization; the… (Show more)
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jarikoister
If you haven’t already heard, FICO is collaborating with Google, Berkeley, Oxford, Imperial, MIT and UC Irvine to host an Explainable Machine Learning (xML) Challenge.   xML Challenge - YouTube     FICO has been at the forefront of driving innovation surrounding explainable AI for the last twenty-five years. To continue with this, we are… (Show more)
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timoberthold@fico.com
A couple of weeks ago, I went to Dagstuhl castle to attend a seminar on "Designing and Implementing Algorithms for Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Optimization."  It was an inspiring conference, as it provided the opportunity to meet some of the world's leading researchers in Mixed-Integer Nonlinear Programming (MINLP) and have discussions. For my… (Show more)
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jimpatterson
This blog series features the opinions and experiences of five experts working in various roles in global strategy design. They were invited to discuss the best practices outlined in this white paper, and also to add their own. With combined experience of over 70 years, they partner with various businesses, helping them to use data, tools and… (Show more)
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alan.pass
Alliant, one of the largest credit unions in the US has been serving members for over 80 years, growing to over 335,000 members and 9.3 billion in assets. In our new press release, John Listak, lending systems project Manager at Alliant, shares how the company built a new consumer loan origination system using FICO® Origination Manager. They were… (Show more)
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timoberthold@fico.com
Reliability and reproducibility are key goals when developing the FICO Xpress solver engines; but what does that mean exactly? First, the same input to an algorithm should always lead to the same output. In addition to that, runtimes should be repeatable. Ultimately, the algorithm should always take the exact same path to the final results. This… (Show more)
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toddhigginson@fico.com
Recent FICO research reiterates that card-not-present (CNP) fraud is growing dramatically as a percentage of total fraud losses. In EMEA specifically, CNP fraud now accounts for 70% of total card fraud losses, up from 50% in 2008. At the account level, this figure is close to 90%. Similar CNP metrics exist around the globe.  While issuers often… (Show more)
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toddhigginson@fico.com
Coming Soon: FICO® Falcon® Platform 6.5FICO will soon be releasing version 6.5 of the FICO® Falcon® Platform. This release will include several enhancements aimed at business intelligence, modeling flexibility and decision flexibility. A few specific improvements include:   Executive dashboard: Executive-level KPIs and trending details that… (Show more)
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toddhigginson@fico.com
The 2018 Falcon User Group will be held Monday, April 16th at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. The event will be held from 8:00am until 3:30pm, just prior to FICO World 2018, which starts at 4:00.   The Falcon User Group is a complimentary event exclusively for users of the FICO Falcon Platform, the industry’s leading enterprise… (Show more)
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