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Webinar: Risk Analytics using Knowledge Graphs / FIBO with Deep…

Gartner reported that close to 50% of AI and machine learning projects fail in part due to challenges with “data complexity and systems integration”. In the context of risk analytics, combining macroeconomic data with internal risk data, tracking data provenance, and staging analytics-ready data for constantly changing business requirements illustrate several of those data challenges.......

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FI Consulting’s Tom Coleman Low-Code/No-Code Development Article Published in AGA…

FI Consulting’s Acquisition and Financial Management Practice Leader, Tom Coleman authored an Article for the Summer 2020 AGA Journal of Financial Management. The article “Democratizing Technology: Strategies and Tools to Empower the Government Finance Professional” provides insights on how Agile processes and low-code/no-code platform technologies can lower IT costs and improve outcomes through greater collaboration......

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CECL Validation

Keys to CECL Validation Success…

BY MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING At present, financial institution SEC filers are...

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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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COVID-19 Impact on SBA Non-Essential Loans

BY SCOTT INOUYE and CASSANDRA LAFOREST, FI CONSULTING Government portfolio managers need to understand COVID-19’s impact on their investment programs. Two key factors for any business loan portfolio are its exposures to “non-essential” businesses and to COVID-19 infection rates within the lending footprint. SBA’s flagship 7(a) portfolio with FY2019 approvals of close to $24 billion......

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CECL Validation

Keys to CECL Validation Success in 2019

BY MARK JORDAN, FI CONSULTING At present, financial institution SEC filers are busy building and testing their internal models and processes to calculate reserves under the new current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard. The industry is entering a critical phase for teams to validate loss models and aggregate, analyze, and share preliminary results with......

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