Ray Killam

Mr. Killam is the president of Essociates Group, a firm that provides forms training and consulting services, and is responsible for all aspects of this unique business venture. He also currently serves on the Business Forms Management Association’s Board of Directors. Mr. Killam has more than 30 years experience in the forms industry, including forms management, workflow analysis and electronic forms development and has dual industry certifications.
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March 30 2015
We live in a world of change. Business processes change. Procedures change. Regulatory and legal requirements change. Keeping up with all this change can challenge even the best of us. Forms are like small...
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Jan. 14 2015
Forms management, for many organizations, is a strategic function. It is strategic because forms support every workflow process in the organization. Accordingly, every organization—large and small,...
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Dec. 11 2014
At a recent forms management conference, the comment was made that, after approximately 30 years of existence, the electronic forms industry has not progressed very far. It seems that most forms available...
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Nov. 4 2014
All organizations have a strategy. It defines their reason for being and what they plan to accomplish in the long term. It is generally divided into five sections: 1. Mission 2. Vision 3. Values 4. Objectives...
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Sept. 16 2014
The forms management profession is making a comeback. The signs seem clear now. After about two decades of slow and steady decline, when many companies downsized, outsourced, re-structured and/or eliminated...
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Aug. 13 2014
Since all organizations have a forms management function (even if they don’t formally recognize it), it is important that they develop and implement a forms management policy and a common strategy....
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July 10 2014
When selecting a signature option that your organization will use, several major issues will need to be considered. We generally consider this decision to be a part of the overall forms management strategy...
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June 11 2014
Once the need for a signature has been established, there are several methods that can be employed for signing electronic forms. The validity of the signature is all about the process used to collect...
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April 22 2014
Many forms require signatures. At the same time, many forms are signed when they don\'t really need to be. Signatures are a workflow conundrum, slowing down business processes and preventing many forms...
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Aug. 1 2013
I first heard about electronic forms back in the mid-1980s after watching a demo of the TyForm software from Tyrego Technologies, which ran on a Personal Computer AT with special hardware attachments....
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May 14 2013
Achieving a best practices forms management program is not easy. In most organizations, the forms management function is historically understaffed, undertrained and under-appreciated. The function is generally...
March 10 2009
For an effective and professional e-forms strategy, enterprises must first evaluate the important elements and considerations for an enterprise-wide program. For development purposes, we divide forms into...

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