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Encyclopedia > Fair Isaac Corporation
Fair Isaac Corporation
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Type consultancy
Founded 1956
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Key people Thomas G. Grudnowski CEO
Industry {{{industry}}}
Products FICO score
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Employees 3000 (2005)
Website fairisaac.com
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Founded in 1956 by engineer Bill Fair and mathematician Earl Isaac, Fair Isaac Corporation NYSE: FIC provides consulting services and decision management systems. They developed the FICO scores, a measure of credit risk, that are the most used credit scores in the world. FICO scores are available through all of the major consumer reporting agencies in the United States and Canada: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. (FICO is a registered trademark of Fair Isaac Corporation). Image File history File links Fair Isaac logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Management consulting is the process of helping companies to improve or transform themselves. ... Downtown Minneapolis as viewed from the Stone Arch Bridge Motto: En Avant (French: forward) Nickname: City of Lakes location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Founded 1850s Incorporated 1867 County Hennepin County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor R.T. Rybak (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 142. ... Thomas G. Grudnowski was the CEO of Fair Isaac Corporation in 2005. ... A credit score is a numerical index which represents an estimate of an individuals financial creditworthiness. ... In business, revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives from its activities, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... EBIT stands for Earnings before Interest and Taxes (operating income). ... Net income is equal to the income that a firm has after subtracting costs and expenses from the total revenue. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), also nicknamed the Big Board, is the second largest stock exchange in the world, although its trading volume was exceeded by that of NASDAQ (historic comparison graph {{pdf}) during the 1990s. ... A credit score is a numerical index which represents an estimate of an individuals financial creditworthiness. ... A credit score is a number that represents an estimate of an individuals financial creditworthiness as calculated by a statistical model. ... Equifax, Inc. ... Experian is a business information company. ... TransUnion (full name Trans Union LLC) is one of the big three credit reporting agencies in the United States. ...


Fair Isaac's current corporate headquarters are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and the company employs about 3000 people (2005). The company's revenue for 2003 was about $652 million. Fair Isaac also has an office in Bangalore, India to cater to projects in Asia-Pacific. This center employs about 80 people as of 2005. Downtown Minneapolis as viewed from the Stone Arch Bridge Motto: En Avant (French: forward) Nickname: City of Lakes location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Founded 1850s Incorporated 1867 County Hennepin County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor R.T. Rybak (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 142. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bangalore (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು) (pronounced // in Kannada and // in English) is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Company milestones

  • 1958 - Fair Isaac starts building credit scoring systems.
  • 1970 - First credit card scoring system delivered.
  • 1975 - First behaviour scoring system to predict credit risk related to existing customers.
  • 1981 - Introduction of Fair Isaac credit bureau scores.
  • 1986 - IPO, stock listed at NASDAQ.
  • 1991 - Introduction of TRIAD, a credit card management system.
  • 1996 - Stock moves from NASDAQ to NYSE.
  • 1997 - The American Bankers Association honors Bill Fair and Earl Isaac with Distinguished Service Award for their pioneering work in credit scoring.
  • 2002 - Merger with HNC Software, Inc., strengthening the business analyics offerings .
  • 2004 - Acquisition of London Bridge Software, expanding services to credit collections and recovery software. Opens a new center in Bangalore, India.

1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A credit score is a number that represents an estimate of an individuals financial creditworthiness as calculated by a statistical model. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... NASDAQ MarketSite (Times Square, New York City) at night NASDAQ (originally an acronym for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations) is a U.S. electronic stock market. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Bankers Association (ABA) is a free-trade and professional association that promotes and advocates issues important to the banking industry in the United States. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bangalore (Kannada: ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು) (pronounced // in Kannada and // in English) is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka. ...

External links

  • fairisaac.com
  • myfico.com
  • Credit Score Repair

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myFICO - FICO Credit Scores; Get a Free Credit Report Online with our Score Watch Trial (479 words)
Our forums are hosted by Fair Isaac scoring experts and provide a community where you can ask questions, share ideas and learn.
FICO® is a registered trademark of Fair Isaac Corporation.
Fair Isaac does not guarantee any particular results from the use of myFICO products.
Fair Isaac: TDWI (220 words)
Fair Isaac Corporation is the leading provider of solutions that leverage the power of customer data to drive more efficient and effective decisions across all stages of the customer lifecycle.
Fair Isaac is widely known as a pioneer in data warehousing and business intelligence, with deep expertise in strategic customer management, technology integration and business transformation.
Founded in 1956, Fair Isaac helps thousands of companies in over 60 countries increase customer value, reduce fraud and credit losses, lower operating expenses and enter new markets more profitably.
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