2017 IFX Forum Annual Meeting

The IFX Forum’s 2017 Annual Meeting took place May 1-3 in Orlando, Florida, USA, hosted by Oracle.  All the details are on the registration site. A highlight of the meeting was intensive working sessions of the new Open Banking APIs Working Group — this...

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...

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...