The Organization for Forms and Business Process Professionals
BFMA Master Series Webinars!
Mark your calendars for these upcoming Master Series webinars! Whether it is how to conduct a call for forms, create a basic form analysis approach, or manage eforms in cloud computing you will expand your knowledge of form processes and increase your chance for success!
The cost for each session is $89 for BFMA members and $109 for non-members. The fee covers one "seat", that is, one Internet connection to the live presentation as well as access to the recording of the session for one-year. Multiple listeners are welcome to access the live webinar as long as there is only one Internet connection, making these webinars the perfect training tool during these difficult economic times. The sessions start at 1:30pm CST and run for 90 minutes.
Read on to learn about these sessions in more detail.
Conducting a Call for Forms | Ray Killam
March 31, 2011
Organizations with a large forms population are faced with an ever-changing forms management dynamic. This dynamic is a lot like raising children – left alone, they will certainly get into trouble! For forms, that generally means a proliferation of unauthorized forms and variations of forms. A periodic Call for Forms is a powerful method for maintaining control over the forms population.
This presentation covers the process of conducting an enterprise-wide call for forms. It presents a step-by-step process map and suggests methods for keeping the project organized and on-track. The speaker draws on the experience of having been involved in many such projects and how to avoid common pitfalls and problems.
Forms Analysis – A Basic Approach | Margaret Tassin
April 6, 2011
How exactly do you do forms analysis? What are the key steps to follow during this process? Learn how to gather information for forms analysis and how the information gathered affects the design. Topics will include where to look during the analysis, what to look for, and what result certain characteristics have on the design & construction of the form.
Basic Forms Layout | Margaret Tassin
April 7, 2011
A forms designer has a palate of tools available, but the expert knows when to use each one and how to use them to create good flow within the form. Should you use a radio button or a drop down? Where should you place instructions? Enhance your design know-how with these basic rules of thumb.
E-Forms Management in Cloud Computing | Ben Payami
April 21, 2011
Goal of this session is to unveil mysteries of Cloud computing and explain how E-Forms Management work in a Cloud environment and why department managers should start considering SAAS model for E-Forms Management seriously.
The term "Cloud" is used to refer to the internet. Cloud computing is computing over the internet, which is the use of software and other technologies over the internet. Cloud computing has the same characteristics (Servers, infrastructure, platforms and applications) as a typical computing environment.
In this session we will discuss layers, types of, services, economics and security of Cloud computing. Finally, we will talk about E-Forms Management solutions in Cloud computing environment followed by a demo.
Strategic Alignment: Getting Management Buy-In | Ray Killam
April 28, 2011
How do you get senior management's attention and support for your forms management efforts? How do you get the resources you need to operate a best practices forms management program? These are common questions we hear from many forms professionals today. Positioning your department for success doesn't just happen. The forms manager needs a proven plan and methodology for management participation. This presentation provide a methodology for speaking the same language of management, articulating common objectives, changing from the "cost center" approach to a "profit center" approach, and providing management with the metrics that are important to them.
Are You Interested in Presenting a Webinar?
We are seeking persons willing to contribute their expertise. If you have a particular subject that you believe would be of interest to your peers and would like the opportunity to present a 90-minute webinar, please complete a Presentation Application and check the Master Series Webinar option. Here is a perfect opportunity to add to your resume and share your experience with other forms professionals. Topics can be general forms education, case studies, geared to a specific technology or topic, or in a general educational area.
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