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Read IFX President Rich Urban's article in gtnews

IFX President Rich Urban recently submitted an article entitled Making Sense of Messaging Standards in the Financial Services Industry to gtnews.

IFX-SOA WEBINAR HELD MARCH 6 -- REPLAY NOW

-- Replay the webcast about leveraging IFX as an SOA framework.

REMITTANCE COALITION TECHNICAL REPORTS

-- IFX Forum is a leader in the Remittance Coalition. The Remittance Coalition has received ANSI approval for all three of its technical reports, including the Core Adjustment Reason Codes, Remittance Glossary, and Remittance Standards Inventory, now available here..

GARTNER "FIRST TAKE" ON IFX-BIAN RESEARCH

-- Analysts Mary Knox and Don Free write about the IFX-BIAN joint white paper here.

IFX-BIAN INTEROPERABILITY WHITE PAPER

-- Read this important proof-of-concept report.

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Welcome to the IFX Forum.

Since 1998, leading business, banking and technology professionals have gathered here to develop an open, interoperable messaging standard for exchanging financial data.  IFX Forum members are leaders in the financial services industry from around the globe and the IFX Standard is designed to meet their rigorous business requirements with an SOA oriented architecture.  Learn all about it here and then come join us to expand its scope and maintain its world-class standing.

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IFX FORUM NEWSLETTER

Read the Early Spring 2014 issue.

DOWNLOAD THE IFX XSD!

Purchase a Subscription to the IFX Business Message Specification. Read more and access the order form from the link above, or see the press release.

IFX-BIAN INTEROPERABILITY WHITE PAPER

-- Read how the IFX Forum and BIAN collaborated on a groundbreaking initiative that demonstrates the interoperability of the two financial standards.

-- Then, download and read this important report.

-- Listen to the podcast of the joint IFX-BIAN webinar about this work.

-- Read Gartner's analysis of the research.

ATM-POS IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE FOR IFX 1.8

The ATM-POS Working Group developed a comprehensive Implementation Guide for IFX Version 1.8. You may download it free of charge. Note that it is a 645-page PDF document, and it may take a little while to load.

NEW ISO 20022 STANDALONE REMITTANCE MESSAGES

ISO 20022 has now published the new remittance messages submitted by the IFX Forum.

--Read about the initiative to develop these messages.

-- Access and download the messages from ISO 20022 (scroll down the page to remt messages).

-- NEW! Read the IFX White Paper Understanding the ISO 20022 Stand-Alone Remittance Messages.

INTRODUCTION TO IFX

Audio Presentation, delivered by IFX Forum President Richard Urban, focuses on IFX Version2.-- access the narrated materials here

The presentation file without sound is available here.

IFX Working Groups News

ATM-POS

Developing an IFX 2.2 Implemention Guide and working on content for ISO 20022.

Card Management & Servicing

Creating extensions to IFX to handle security procedures.

Liaison & Interoperability

Preparing Extended Remittance materials for submission to ISO.

SOA

Developing a Web Services Implementation Guide for IFX Version 2.

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