Fico (NYSE:FICO), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, and Outbox, one of the leading consulting companies specializing in the implementation of CRM solutions, today announced that they have signed an agreement to bring next generation analytics and decision management technology to Polish banks and financial institutions.
The partnership, announced today at the 8th Annual CEE Credit Risk Management conference in Warsaw, will focus on helping Polish businesses use FICO's industry-leading solutions and tools to improve and optimize the entire credit lifecycle: marketing, origination, customer management, fraud and collections/recovery.
As a FICO-certified partner, Outbox will provide consultancy and implementation services to the Polish market in close cooperation with FICO. Outbox will help lenders succeed with industry-leading solutions such as FICO Falcon Fraud Manager, which protects 2+ billion card accounts worldwide, FICO Debt Manager for collections, and FICO Blaze Advisorbusiness rules management system.
"FICO already works with many of Poland's leading lenders, and our partnership with Outbox will enable us to bring more local support for our clients' initiatives," said Phillip Sertel, who directs FICO's operations across the DACH region and Central and Eastern Europe. "The cooperation with Outbox will deepen our local expertise and enable us to better adapt customized solutions to local needs."
"In the last two years, we have seen a rising demand for analytics in originations, debt management and fraud management. With the number of regulations banks are facing in Europe, we also see an increasing need for strong solutions to drive growth without violating compliance," said Piotr Piskorz, director of Banking industry for Outbox. "FICO provides best-in-class tools and solutions for banks and financial institutions that meet these needs, and that fit perfectly into Outbox's portfolio of leading CRM technology. With FICO we can help our clients get ahead of the competition, comply with new regulations and improve customer service."