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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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AR Recognition Week: October 20-24: You work hard at your job all year, and now it's time to be recognized. The Institue of Financial Operations sets aside a week every year to celebrate your dedication, drive, and accomplishments as accounts receivble professionals.  
Automation Beyond Imaging: November 5: 12 to 1 pm ET. AP automation extends far beyond reducing paper invoices. From approval workflows to dynamic dashboards, the scope of automation today provides instant insight into the status of invoices and processes. With real-time visibility throughout the entire AP process, organizations can make better business decisions with readily available data and an accurate view of cash flow.  
The change management strategy that will save your AP automation initiative: November 13: 2 to 3 pm ET. While decision-makers recognize Accounts Payable (AP) automation as the key to cost savings and improved efficiency, the reality is that end users are often less enthusiastic about the change. In fact, change management is often cited by managers as a top challenge of an AP automation project. That's why it's important to get out in front of the initiative with a solid plan to manage each phase of the change.   
A Roadmap for Improving the U.S. Payments System: November 20: 1:30 to 3 pm ET. The U.S. payment system is undergoing a remarkable period of change, driven by rapid adoption of technology and evolving end-user expectations. Going forward, opportunity exists to improve speed and efficiency of payments and to maintain payment system safety in the face of escalating threats.  

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