Identifying your eSignature Implementation Team

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Congratulations! You’re ready to replace those paper-based processes with ones incorporating eSignatures! You’ve realized the cost advantage, conducted a thorough vetting of potential vendors, and selected the provider that fits your long term needs. Now it’s time to begin your plan for implementing eSignature technology. What’s the most important ingredient in your esignature implementation? Your… Read more »

What to ask your eSignature provider (Part 2)

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In the previous post, we shared some insights for how to narrow your choice of eSignature providers down to a short list. Now it’s time to get really specific with each vendor who is still in the running to earn your business. It’s time to put your finalists through the gauntlet. The first step is… Read more »

How to Choose Your eSignature Provider (Part 1 of 2)

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Yogi Berra famously quipped, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it!” Unfortunately, choosing business software providers isn’t quite so simple. Adopting and implementing electronic signatures to increase the efficiency and profitability of your business is a great step, but not one to be taken lightly. Implementing eSignatures is very much like… Read more »

What Is Electronic Signature?

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Though the ESIGN act was passed more than a decade ago (in 2000) making electronic signatures legally enforceable, many don’t know exactly what an electronic or “e-signature” is or how it can be used, (nor do they know it has it’s own national holiday right around the corner). An electronic signature is any sound, symbol… Read more »

New Analysis by ACORD Offers Insight on E-Signatures in Insurance

ACORD, the global, nonprofit standards development organization serving the insurance industry, released a new strategic analysis on e-Signatures and e-Delivery in the insurance industry, providing an overview of the legal requirements and best practices for implementation, to serve as a guide for agents, distributors and carriers who want to use or enable electronic signatures but… Read more »