FinDEVr NY 2016 / FICO

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Founded in 1956 and based in Silicon Valley, the company is a pioneer in the use of predictive analytics and data science to improve operational decisions. FICO holds more than 165 US and foreign patents on technologies that increase profitability, customer satisfaction and growth for businesses in financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, retail and many other industries. Using FICO solutions, businesses in more than 100 countries do everything from protecting 2.6 billion payment cards from fraud, to helping people get credit, to ensuring that millions of airplanes and rental cars are in the right place at the right time.


Rapidly Deliver Contextually-Powered Stream Processing

Streaming platforms have benefits that go beyond high volume processing. FICO® Decision Management Platform Streaming is built to support high volume, low latency analytics for batch and stream sources. Our contextual analytics turn data from “Raw” to “Decision-Ready” for real-time use cases in risk, fraud, marketing and customer service. Out-of-the-box features allow for integration with other applications significantly reducing the time to deploy real-time streaming decision solutions.

What You’ll Learn

  • Contextually powered decisions should no longer be just an aspiration. Introducing  the toolbox for every developer to implement contextually responsive customer experience, risk and fraud.
  • Power your decisions with a variety of analytics without having to be a data scientist. Rules, predictive models or optimization don’t have to be hard to operationalize.
  • Reduce the burden of lengthy programming cycles by leveraging citizen developers and integrators yet maintain robust performance.


Shalini Raghavan, Senior Director, Product Management  |  |  651.486.4637

Shalini Raghavan is Sr. Director of Product Management at FICO and has over 15 years of experience in analytics and software development in diverse areas such as scientific computing, process control and healthcare. Currently, she is focused on stream processing platforms to enable complex analytics across the enterprise.

Tom Traughber, Vice President, Product Engineering  |  |  512.903.1625

Tom Traughber is Vice President of Product Engineering at FICO. His technology experiences span distributed processing, analytic processing user interface, communications and persistence in a variety of industries. He is currently working on a high-performance stream processing platform.

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