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The Institute of Financial Operations is a membership-based professional association serving the entire financial operations ecosystem, with a particular focus on the accounts payable and accounts receivable disciplines and the related fields of information management and data capture. The Institute grew out of the merger of four associations: International Accounts Payable Professionals (IAPP), International Accounts Receivable Professionals (IARP), the National Association of Purchasing and Payables (NAPP), and The Association for Work Process Improvement (TAWPI).

Based in Orlando, Fla., with affiliates in the U.S., Canada, and the UK, The Institute serves as a global voice, chief advocate, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, and principal educator for people in financial operations. The Institute has a community of nearly 70,000, which includes 9,000 members and customers, and an additional 61,000 financial operations professionals.



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Healthcare Claims Payment Automation: Do 2014 government mandates mean more pressure for healthcare payers — or increased opportunity? Before you decide, download a free white paper.

Receivables Document Management: Many companies still manually match funds to open invoices, but there has to be a better way. Download a free white paper on Taking the Pain Put of Payment Processing.

Debunking the Myths of AP Automation in the Cloud: Do you want to automate your AP but think it will take too long, cost too much, or just not fit your company? Before you decide, download this free white paper.

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Beyond Automation: Using Predicitive Analytics to Add Value to AP: Webinar - September 23: 2 to 3 p.m. ET - Analytic capabilities can transform an AP automation solution from a tactical expense to a strategic initiative. Predictive dashboards and other data intelligence tools deliver insights into how the business actually works. As a result, AP leaders not only see the efficiency and cost savings of automation; they also play a more strategic role on the finance team.  
Best-in-Breed P2P Automation: A PwC Perspective: Webinar - September 24: 2 to 3 p.m. ET - In this leading-practice session, you will learn from PwC's Managing Director, Mr. Tom Torlone, on how Fortune 500 organizations are leveraging P2P automation technologies. In planning, evaluating, and implementing SaaS-based automation tools, there are strategic considerations to include in your evaluation process.  
Beyond Automation: Using Predicitive Analytics to Add Value to AP: Webinar - September 30: 1 to 2 p.m. ET - There are many complexities associated with the proper treatment of payables transactions, from improved performance and efficiencies in capture, coding, validation, approval and posting; to assuring compliance, providing management visibility of cash spend and fraud prevention.  
CDN 360: Conference - September 14 - 16: Marriot Pinnacle Downtown, Vancouver - British Columbia, Canada.  

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