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Some Rules of the Road for Data-Driven Decision Making



Steve Barkin, Senior Director, Global Lending Services, Nomis Solutions

Oren Lavie, Principal, Business Analytics, Nomis Solutions


Banks and other financial institutions increasingly use data and analytics to drive decision making, typically leveraging a combination of “home grown” and vendor-supplied solutions in various functional areas. 

In this webinar, we will describe a set of recommended business, analytical, implementation, and managerial practices and processes for capturing maximum benefit of your data and analytics investments – AKA “rules of the road” – as well a number of typical errors and “traps” to steer clear of.



  1. Best practices and processes regarding design, implementation, and business use of data & analytics solutions
  2. Statistical tips, tricks, and traps
  3. How to keep your data-driven decision making robust to changes in data and business conditions


  1. More effective data-driven decision making, avoidance of classic errors and traps
  2. Reduced rework and faster time to market
  3. Better ROI on analytics investments and greater confidence in using them

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Steve Barkin

Senior Director, Global Lending Services, Nomis Solutions

Steve leads Global Lending Services at Nomis, directing pricing optimization solution engagements with retail banks in the U.S, Canada, and New Zealand markets, across Mortgage, Home Equity, Personal Lending and Auto Loan product lines.   Prior to joining Nomis, Steve led customer and marketing analytics teams at Charles Schwab & Co. and PayPal.   Steve has 25+ years of experience delivering pricing and analytical solutions and programs in the financial services (banking, brokerage and payments) and airline industries.   Steve holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Yale College and a M.S. in Operations Research from Stanford University.

Oren Lavie

Principal, Business Analytics, Nomis Solutions

Oren Lavie is a Senior Business Analyst at Nomis Solutions where he focuses on the Lending vertical. Oren works with Home Equity, Auto Loan, and Mortgage clients in the U.S. and Canada. Prior to working at Nomis, Oren worked for Citigroup in the Risk Management department. Oren has a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley.


02/06/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes
02/06/2019 at 2:00 PM (EST)   |  60 minutes Please click the button to the right to join the webinar.