continue reading » There’s nothing artificial about the intelligence First Financial Federal Credit Union($1.0B, Lutherville, MD) is applying to the new loan decisioning solution the credit union has created in-house.The Baltimore-area cooperative is applying artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to the new “Anytime Express” lending products it plans to launch this summer.Michael Powers, the credit union’s chief innovation and strategy officer, says trial runs of the decisioning engine have resulted in similar, but much faster, results to those yielded by his shop’s traditional LOS software.He says that’s especially true for applications that might not fit neatly into underwriting rules and otherwise would require human intervention, a capability that will improve as the system learns from its growing data store of credit scores and payment histories. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
ELLSWORTH — The New England Patriots will be displaying the Lombardi Trophy from Super Bowl LI at Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center this Saturday, April 1.Present at the event from 1-4 p.m. will be a team cheerleader and the mascot, Pat Patriot. The trophy will be on display for photo opportunities until 5 p.m.“We know that some of our most passionate fans live in Maine, and we are eager to share the Lombardi Trophy with them this Saturday,” team spokesperson Stacey James said. “We are grateful for all of the support of the New England Patriots in Maine.”Guests are required to bring their own cameras, and each person or group will be limited to one photograph. The event is free to all who wish to attend.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textFans should use one of the two Cross Center entrances nearest to Main Street to enter the building. Staff will be present at both entrances to direct fans to the trophy.