Winner of credit & collections technology awards 2018

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Leeds, UK / Frankfurt, Germany / St Gallen, Switzerland / Bozeman, USA – January 23rd, 2019 — Zoot has announced they have won two Credit & Collections Technology Awards – the award for the best “Data & Analytics Solution” and the award for the best “Credit Underwriting Solution.” The Credit & Collections Technology Awards are highly prestigious and recognise excellence and innovation in the credit and collection industry.

Zoot’s award-winning solution is a cutting-edge cloud-based decisioning platform with case management capabilities that address the client’s changing needs and ensure an extraordinary end-customer experience. The solution enables fast integrations with credit reference agency data to strengthen the applicant assessment process. In addition, the platform automates complex decisioning strategies to achieve accurate real-time risk assessment, while incorporating credit management, affordability checks, anti-fraud measures and AML verification.

With Zoot’s technology, a platform can be built and deployed quickly to ensure the fastest time-to-market. Further, it enables the client to make rapid changes to their origination process on an ongoing basis. A CCTA judge highlighted this strength by commenting: “Instant decisioning tool that helps to automate lengthy, manual application assessment process. Employs flexible infrastructure that can provide a seamless customer experience.”

Erik Schmidt, Zoot’s European CEO, commented, “Zoot is honoured to have its technology recognised by such an esteemed panel of independent industry experts. It is tremendous validation for the Zoot team to receive such high praise.”

Zoot’s technology is an all-in-one comprehensive real-time debugging and test-driven environment where the client can test their decision logic, user screens, data integrations and workflows while building and validating the system. Adam Jackson, Zoot’s U.K. Managing Director, commented: “Of course, it is always great to win awards but in particular a number of the judges’ comments really hit home.” The CCTA judges’ commented about Zoot: “Leading the way in smart decisioning solutions for motor finance” and “Impressive analytics platform/solution with excellent results. Great to see data enhancement included within the project. Huge business agility added as a result.”

In addition, one judge commented: “Zoot’s holistic approach to a complex problem incorporates speed to market, smart use of data and meeting the needs of the client’s target outcomes.” Zoot’s solutions give their clients complete control over their business initiatives and data acquisition/management, user interface, system-to-system connections and partner extensions.

A patented component of the solution enables ongoing secure real-time changes to affordability/credit policy to take place safely – even in production. In addition, BI/MI custom reports are easily created and distributed from the platform and robust versioning ensures a transparent audit trail exists for the regulator.

“Zoot’s technology gives the client complete transparency in their decisioning process,” Adam Jackson commented. “This solution was tailored to meet specific clients’ requirements and changes can be made very fast to meet clients’ developing needs. Our client is in complete control of their business and is now more agile than its competitors.”

About Zoot

For over 28 years, Zoot Enterprises has been a global provider of advanced origination, acquisition, and decision management solutions. Its customer-centric tools and services enable Zoot’s clients to add value and differentiation, while providing nimble, scalable solutions to specific business objectives. A leader in the fintech industry, Zoot’s cloud based secure processing environment delivers millisecond real time decisions accessing hundreds of cutting edge data sources to help reduce risk and increase conversions. The company’s international client base includes major financial institutions, retailers and payment providers. Zoot – From Data to Decision.

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