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October 26, 2020
Nacha’s Afinis Interoperability Standards will hold a virtual planning meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. ET via GoToMeeting. This will be a working meeting utilizing agile program increment planning to determine the steps for the next Afinis sprints. 
October 6, 2020
Not only has Nacha’s Afinis Interoperability Standards released its newest standardized application programming interface (API), but it also has found an early adopter to put it into action.
September 24, 2020
As technological innovation continues to reshape the payments industry, APIs are becoming a prominent feature of the landscape. But as APIs become a facet in the payments industry, so does the need for API standardization and common practices. Such a framework is necessary for innovation and growth to continue at a quick pace.
July 13, 2020
HERNDON, Va., July 13, 2020 – Nacha’s Afinis Interoperability Standards membership organization, which focuses on the rapid delivery of APIs and other financial services standards across the U.S. and globally, announced today it has added 17 new member organizations. Afinis brings diverse collaborators together to build and test solutions, develop implementable and portable standards, and provide thought leadership on the shared goals of advancing efficiency, surety and security, and interoperability for financial services. 
March 18, 2020
HERNDON, Va., March 19, 2020 – Nacha’s Afinis Interoperability Standards membership organization announced today it has partnered with XMLdation to enable its stakeholders to leverage the Finland-based company’s testing capabilities within Afinis’ developer portal.
August 13, 2019
Published in PaymentsJournal on August 13, 2019 If you keep up with the payments industry, you’re bound to have heard about APIs. It seems like every day brings fresh articles covering the newest APIs in glowing terms. From improving digital banking to facilitating Same Day ACH payments, APIs are having a major impact on payments and the wider financial industry. But what are APIs and how exactly are they changing the payment ecosystem? APIs 101: a crash course on communication
August 2, 2019
Afinis Interoperability Standards approved five new APIs to be prioritized this year. Download the latest Meeting Summary Report for details and further updates about the group’s latest work efforts and new initiatives and goals for the second half of 2019. Download the Report
July 23, 2019
Published in PaymentsJournal on July 23, 2019 As technological innovation continues to reshape the payments industry, APIs are becoming a prominent feature of the landscape. But as APIs become a facet in the payments industry, so does the need for API standardization and common practices. Such a framework is necessary for innovation and growth to continue at a quick pace.
June 29, 2019
Afinis Interoperability Standards members will meet July 9-10 in Atlanta for a Program Increment (PI) Planning Meeting to review the group’s latest work efforts and identify new initiatives and goals for the second half of 2019. Nearly 40 Afinis Interoperability Standards members will meet in person to receive an update; launch a new members-only section of the group’s online portal; and evaluate the status of new application programming interfaces (APIs) under development, as well as plan for which ones will launch in the short term.
April 23, 2019
HERNDON, Va., April 23, 2019 – Afinis Interoperability Standards, a new member-led organization supported by NACHA, announced its inaugural Board of Directors and Board Officers. The Board of 10 members and three officers will guide the strategic direction of the organization, which is advancing financial industry standards, including API standardization and other financial services standards, across the U.S. and globally. 
December 5, 2018
Interim Board, consisting of 11 organizations representative of the diverse financial services industry, will guide strategic direction of the new member-led organization HERNDON, Va., Dec. 5, 2018 – Afinis Interoperability Standards announced that it has named its Interim Governing Board. The Interim Board consists of 11 member organizations including ACI Worldwide, Bank of America, Barclays, D3 Banking Technology, Fiserv, Microsoft, Oracle, Payrailz, Tata Consultancy Services, TD Bank, and Wells Fargo.
September 20, 2018
Bill Sullivan, Nacha’s Head of Government & Industry Relations was back on Capitol Hill meeting with House and Senate staff with an eye towards the November mid-term elections. Meetings included a myriad of topics including, but not limited to, the API work of ASIG, the Alliance work on faster payments and the proof of concept work on B2B directories.