Back To The Books
Lisa Lee , CEBS, FLMI
School is in, the weather is turning, and yes, our thoughts focus on business again. At my office, fall is the time to get back into routine, to make sure this year’s projects get done, budget for the coming year, hold performance appraisals, update the business continuity plan – it’s a busy time!
Plan Now For Your Continuing Education
Webinars Begin on September 23rd
The BFMA Master Series webinars are now being offered as individual sessions so you can pick and choose the topics and training you are most interested in. Beginning on September 23 and continuing almost every Thursday until the end of the year, BFMA will offer live webinars on many valuable forms topics.
Select Individual Sessions
Forms and Technology Conference - WOW
Margaret Tassin, CFSP, CDC
The Forms and Technology Conference just completed in Chicago was full of fantastic form information and technology. The presenters discussed and demonstrated new systems and software that will impact your day-to-day work, including hand print recognition software, forms portals, correspondence management, various forms design softwares. In addition, there were traditional forms management topics such as building a forms strategy, reinventing your forms management department services and metrics tracking.
Technological Advances In The Forms World!
Chicago Chicago Chicago
Sherry Reid, CHIM
Director of Member Relations
BFMA Forms and Technology Conference 2010 was co-located with the 3rd Annual DOCUMENT Strategy Forum this week in Chicago.
Clearly Seeing The Bigger Picture
How Do We Value Ourselves
Bill Hill, CFC, CFSP
How do we value ourselves? How many times have you said you were in the forms business and the response was "What? What is that?” It is even worse when you walk into a manager's office and that happens.
Has This Happended To You?
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Government Industry Call
2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Master Series Webinars
09/23/2010 - 12/18/2010
1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
CFSP Exam Application Deadline
Canadian Forms Institute - Ottawa
11/08/2010 - 11/09/2010
Canadian Forms Institute -Vancouver
02/21/2011 - 02/22/2011
Symposium - Baltimore
05/16/2011 - 05/19/2011
Volunteer Opportunities Abound
Margaret Tassin, CFSP, CDC
BFMA is made up of members and those members determine the course of the Association through their ideas and work. BFMA members are "salt of the earth" type people with good ideas, excellent work ethic and oh-so kind. You can benefit from knowing other members through greater involvement with the Association.
Please, Choose To Volunteer
SPOTLIGHT & AWARDS
Jo Warner Award Recipients Honored at Forms and Technology Conference
The 2009 Jo Warner winners, announced at Symposium 2010, were recognized publicly at a special presentation in Chicago at the Forms and Technology Conference (co-located with the Document Strategy Forum) during a special presentation to attendees. Ray Killam, on behalf of the Past Presidents Council, presented the awards.
Congratulations To The Winners
Joint BFMA / ARMA Meeting in Madison
On December 7 there will be a joint BFMA and ARMA meeting in Madison, Wisconsin to discuss "A Records Management Methodology - Its a Jungle Out There." Joyce Endres, CFSP, and Dawn Bluma will provide an overview of a business analysis methodology that enabled DWD to schedule records created and received within a workflow process or program area. The records schedules cover records in all media including paper, electronic (desktop/e-mail), imaged, microform, audio recordings, and System Application Records. Joyce and Dawn will walk attendees through the methodology, provide examples of a Program Area Functional Record Schedule and provide tips how to manage and organize desktop and e-mail records.
Reservation And Location Details