FICO and FPG bringing digital transformation solutions to West Africa

Global analytics software provider FICO has partnered with FPG Technologies & Solutions to bring advanced decision management and analytics tools to companies across West Africa.

“West African companies are engaged in digital transformation initiatives that have gotten extra momentum from the pandemic,” said Rex Mafiana, CEO of FlexiP Group, a leading enterprise IT solutions provider and systems integrator. “Across all industries, it’s critical to be able to automate more decisions, to change strategies faster, and to increase efficiency. FICO has world-class tools that can help our customers be more competitive.”

FPG will sell, implement and support these tools – including FICO Blaze Advisor decision rules management system and FICO Xpress Optimization, which allow businesses to automate high-volume decisions, rapidly change strategies and leverage advanced analytics to improve performance.

As FICO’s flagship rules authoring solution, FICO Blaze Advisor decision rules management system maximizes control over high-volume operational decisions. Blaze Advisor provides businesses across multiple industries with a scalable solution that delivers unprecedented agility and actionability for smarter, transparent, and better business decisions.

FICO Xpress Optimization allows businesses to build, deploy and use optimization solutions that crunch through millions of potential scenarios to find the ideal solution. Standard capabilities include scalable high-performance solvers and algorithms, flexible modeling environments, rapid application development, comparative scenario analysis and reporting capabilities, for on-premises and cloud installations.

“Rules management and mathematical optimization are the core technologies for better decisions,” said Mark Farmer, who manages partner relationships for FICO in EMEA. “FPG has deep domain expertise in multiple industries in West Africa, and can help businesses there use these technologies to transform their performance.”