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Webinar: Building a Model UI with R, Spark, and AWS

Rescheduled: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this webinar will be postponed until Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 12 p.m. (ET) In many organizations, models are run from someone’s desktop, key assumptions are hard-coded, and sensitivity to the inputs is not always clear to users of the model. Using R, Spark, and AWS, we’ll demonstrate how you......

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Webinar: Demystifying Complex Models Using Open-Source Software and the Cloud

Rescheduled: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this webinar will be postponed until Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 12 p.m. (ET) In many organizations, models are run from someone’s desktop, key assumptions are hard-coded, and sensitivity to the inputs is not always clear to users of the model. Using open source statistical software, we will demonstrate how......

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Federal Credit Analysis Tool –…

The Federal Credit Analysis Tool (FCAT) provides users the ability to analyze...

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Using Monte Carlo Simulations to…

This article written by James R. Follain, Ph.D., and Seth H. Giertz, was...

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Property Tax Reform: A Tough…

Decline in house prices makes task more important … and more difficult...

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Are Property Taxes a Silver…

Whether homeowners can expect a short-term reprieve is a less-than-simple question By James...

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Four Key Questions When Estimating Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL)

BY ROBERT CHANG AND MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING Under the FASB current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard, public entities are required to estimate losses over the contractual term of the financial asset or group of financial assets. However, this requirement is eased to allow entities to make or obtain “reasonable and supportable” forecasts of......

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Banks with Ontology and Knowledge Graph Capabilities well-positioned to meet…

FI Consulting’s Mark Jordan co-authored a blog with Element 22 discussing the importance of data governance and accessibility. Recent surveys find that many institutions are still in the planning stage for CECL, and that obtaining data necessary to support model development is among their most pressing tasks. In the recent past certain banks have met......

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