IFX User Survey

IFX Forum recently conducted a survey of the users who have registered for access to the Business Message Specification (BMS) in the last 18 months – nearly 800 individual users. The survey was intentionally short.  We simply wanted to get a better picture of...

JSON/REST Proof of Concept Report

The IFX Forum Architecture Committee has done a fair amount of work analyzing how to adapt the IFX Business Message Specification to growing trends related to Open Banking APIs and the currently trending technology preferences – JSON and REST. The Proof of...

Quick Readout from the IFX October FTF

The IFX Architecture Committee met face-to-face on October 24-26, 2016 in Minneapolis.  Special thanks to U.S. Bank for hosting our sessions. Our primary focus was to finish work on the JSON/REST API Proof of Concept Report and begin preliminary work architectural...

September 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the IFX Forum Newsletter! This periodic newsletter brings you news about the IFX specification and the activities of the IFX Forum.  If you have a story you would like to share, a question about an article, or a topic you would like to see covered, please...

The Internet of Payments

The growing trend for banks to open themselves to interoperability enabled by APIs can lead to dramatic shifts in the marketplace.  In September 2016, IFX President, Rich Urban and Traxiant CEO, Roger Bass, published this white paper and presented it to a large group...