In the largely digital world that COVID-19 has forced upon us, the need for new tools that limits in-person interaction is critical. When it comes to signed documents, businesses can no longer rely on the slow and arduous process of obtaining handwritten signatures. And the need for a convenient, secure, and reliable digital or electronic signature platform is no longer a luxury, but a necessity. Selecting a digital or electronic signature vendor that meets your needs is one of the most important decisions you can make, and when evaluating vendors, it's critical to ask the right questions. This article will discuss what you need to know in order to select the right digital or e-signature service for you.
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You probably know from personal experience how tough it can be to change from one service provider to another. Think about the last time you changed your Internet service or gym membership. It was probably a pain, and there’s a reason. Most vendors don’t want you to have a seamless transition from their product to a competitor’s.
Picking a digital signature vendor is an important decision. The product needs to be easy to use, and it also needs to produce documents that will be legally valid for the life of the document with no reliance on a third party. It can be confusing to find out if a vendor meets your needs, but never fear. We’ve come up with a handy checklist of eight things you should look for in a digital signature vendor.
As society has grown more accustomed to digital processes, more people have come to expect the ease and speed associated with conducting business online.
Pem Guerry, executive vice president of SIGNiX, recently wrote an article for NextGov.com about the three IT challenges facing federal agencies. In the article, he explains that governments face a heightened cybersecurity risk and says:
As credit unions increasingly transition to paperless workflows, e-signature use continues to rise. SIGNiX EVP Pem Guerry recently wrote an article for Credit Union Business Magazine about the benefits of e-signature technology for credit unions. In the article, he said:
Pem Guerry, executive vice president of SIGNiX, recently wrote an article for AccountingWeb.com about the marked uptick in the use of e-signature technology during tax season and year round. In the article, he said:
The way businesses interact with customers has been changing. Companies can no longer use a “build it and they will come” mentality—because customers no longer make purchases based solely on the quality of a product or service. While quality is, of course, still very important, the driving differentiator is now the customer experience.
Pem Guerry, executive vice president of SIGNiX, recently wrote an article for Virtual Strategy Magazine about spring cleaning for your records and moving to a cloud-based document management system. His article outlines the many benefits of such a system and explains how it works:
At SIGNiX, we’re excited to celebrate our 15th anniversary this year, having launched our innovative, PKI-based Independent E-Signature™ solution in 2002. Digital signature adoption has grown over the years, and we’re proud to be the industry pioneer and leading provider of easy-to-trust and easy-to-use cloud-based digital signatures.