ELFA - Equipment Leasing and Finance Association - Equipping Business for Success

Operations & Technology

Resources on improving business processes and operational effectiveness through technology solutions and process improvement.
ELFA members enjoy special access to and discounts on many of the following resources. Learn more.

What's New

Watch this video on cyber attacks, featuring Ops & Tech Conference speaker Howard Shiebler or read a transcript of the interview here:

EL&F Articles

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Career Pathways
If you're looking to advance your career in the operations or information technology arenas of the equipment finance industry, visit the ELFA Career Pathways “Operations Roadmap,” or the "Information Technology Roadmap." 

Also See:

Operations & Technology Excellence Award
Recognizing innovative uses of technology in the equipment finance industry.
Software Guide
A listing of the leading software solutions for the equipment finance industry.
elfa foundation

Foundation donors receive benefits, including early access to many of the following resources. Learn more.


New Technologies Video
Is your business prepared for the technology transformation of the equipment finance industry?



Webinar Recordings

Please note: The date listed for each webinar is the original broadcast date.

Member Committees:

Operations and Technology Committee

ELFA's Operations and Technology Committee provides guidance on the training needs of operations and systems management personnel, helps plan the annual Operations and Technology Conference and Exhibition, and is an information resource for members. Committee members also provide guidance on documents, surveys, articles pertaining to operations and technology See who's on the Committee.

Innovation Advisory Council

ELFA's Innovation Advisory Council, a seasoned group of senior innovation leaders, has been at the forefront of steering industry innovation discussions since its inception as an experimental working group in January 2019. Over the years, this council has actively monitored and dissected various digital strategies and cutting-edge techniques. Their insights have been disseminated through ELFA's webinars, facilitated discussions, conference sessions, social media posts, articles, and research, significantly aiding organizations in enhancing customer service and operational efficiencies. Their contributions extend further as they've hosted ELFA’s quarterly series of virtual Innovation Roundtables, spotlighting diverse industry representation and fostering discussions on technology, innovation, and future-focused topics. In 2023, ELFA transitioned this influential group into the formalized "Innovation Advisory Council," further solidifying their commitment to catalyzing industry-level innovation for years to come. See who's on the Council.

  • Vision: Inspire new thinking about technology and innovation among equipment finance industry leaders;
  • Mission: Foster avenues for exploring the current and potential application of innovative technologies and practices within the industry.
  • Innovation Roundtables: The Innovation Roundtables are designed for all equipment finance professionals, from emerging talent to seasoned leaders.  If you're interested in accessing cutting-edge knowledge, engaging diverse voices in the industry innovation discussion, and building your action plan for the future, these events are for you! Learn more on the ELFA Events page.