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Digital Matrix Systems, Inc. Introduces FastTrack Modeling™

Digital Matrix Systems Inc., a credit industry pioneer and leader in risk management solutions for financial service providers and insurance carriers, introduces FastTrack Modeling by DMS, a new client service that uses archived credit data and other attributes to create a “light” scoring model in as little as a few weeks.

Risk managers make critical lending decisions that depend on accurate scoring models to manage credit losses, identify application fraud and minimize customer attrition. The innovative FastTrack Modeling process brings the lending industry a more time-efficient way to determine if an incumbent scoring model can be improved.

“FastTrack Modeling offers upfront performance insights in just a few weeks, before you embark on a costly risk model redevelopment project,” said David Graves, DMS executive vice president. “This is done without the cost and time commitment that typically comes with a full model development, allowing risk managers to rapidly quantify the effectiveness of a new risk model.”

Using historical credit data and attributes, the FastTrack Modeling process quickly creates a “challenger” to the existing scoring model. The two models are tested with actual performance data, using measures such as C values, KS, and percent losses to see which one better correlates with the performance data.

DMS clients can easily quantify the value of developing a new production model relative to their investment in additional time and expense. If the existing model more accurately reflects account performance, no action needs to be taken since the model is likely functioning as expected. If the challenger model offers a stronger relation to performance, then a better model likely exists. The client has the option for DMS to produce a new full production model based on the work already performed with FastTrack Modeling.

The DMS Decision Science team that developed FastTrack Modeling is experienced in full model development activities, including origination, retention, pricing and survival modeling. Team members possess extensive experience working with some of the largest bank and credit card companies in the United States.

About Digital Matrix Systems, Inc. DMS is a risk management solution provider that helps clients make better informed business decisions. Backed by more than 30 years of experience, DMS offers integrated products and comprehensive consulting services, tailoring solutions based on each client’s business goals. For more information, visit www.dms.net.

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