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“Don’t Stink” is a stinky customer experience strategy...

Customer experience strategies for success Sometimes it’s easier to describe something as the opposite of something else.  Being “anti-” something can communicate something meaningful. Cultural movements in the past have taken on these monikers:  consider the “anti-establishment” or “anti-war” movements.  We all need effective anti-virus protection.  And there are...

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Recent Webinar signals optimistic perspective...

By: Staci Baker As the economy has been hit by the hardest recession since the Great Depression, many people wonder how and when it will recover.  And, once we start to see recovery, will consumer credit return to what it once was? In a recent Experian-Oliver Wyman Market Intelligence...

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What does optimization mean to you?...

By: Wendy Greenawalt Optimization has become somewhat of a buzzword lately being used to solve all sorts of problems. This got me thinking about what optimizing decisions really means to me? In pondering the question, I decided to start at the beginning and really think about what optimization really stands for....

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Strategic Portfolio Growth...

By: Wendy Greenawalt Financial institutions have placed very little focus on portfolio growth over the last few years.  Recent market updates have provided little guidance to the future of the marketplace, but there seems to be a consensus that the US economic recovery will be slow compared to previous...

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Optimization for cost reduction strategies...

By: Wendy Greenawalt The economy has changed drastically in the last few years and most organizations have had to reduce costs across their businesses to retain profits. Determining the appropriate cost-cutting measures requires careful consideration of trade-offs while quantifying the short- and long-term organizational priorities.  Too often, cost reduction...

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Apply optimization to comply with the Credit Card Act...

By: Wendy Greenawalt Optimization has become a “buzz word” in the financial services marketplace, but some organizations still fail to realize all the possible business applications for optimization. As credit card lenders scramble to comply with the pending credit card legislation, optimization can be a quick and easily implemented solution...

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Optimize Account Management Strategies...

By: Wendy Greenawalt In my last blog post I discussed the value of leveraging optimization within your collections strategy. Next, I would like to discuss in detail the use of optimizing decisions within the account management of an existing portfolio. Account Management decisions vary from determining which consumers to target...

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Optimized strategies for collections...

By: Wendy Greenawalt The combined impact of rising unemployment, increasing consumer debt burdens and decreasing home values have caused lenders to shift resources away from prospecting and acquisitions to collection and recovery activities. As delinquencies and charge-off rates continue to increase, the likelihood of collecting on delinquent accounts decreases...

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