FICO (NYSE: FICO) announced that it has opened registration for FICO World 2013, the leading international conference on analytic strategies. FICO World 2013, held April 30-May 3 at the Hilton Miami Downtown, will address how companies are using Big Data analytics to understand and collaborate with today’s connected consumer.

This year’s FICO World, the company’s 35th corporate conference, will feature four days of sessions and networking events under the theme “Power Shift: Big Data Analytics and the Customer Revolution.” Keynote presenter Kenneth Cukier, data editor for The Economist, will explore the themes in his forthcoming book, Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think (co-written with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger). The conference will feature more than 80 presentations from 70 banks and retailers on fraud management, analytic innovation, risk management, collections and improving the customer experience.

“The science of predictive analytics and decision management is undergoing radical change, due to the rise of Big Data, cloud computing and mobile communications,” said Mike Gordon, executive vice president, sales, services and marketing at FICO. “At the same time, consumers are demanding greater relevance and instant communication from banks and retailers. At FICO World, we’re bringing together some of the world’s most successful businesses in banking and retail to discuss what these technology shifts mean to them, and how they are turning the challenge of the customer revolution into an opportunity for profitable growth.”

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