An electronic signature — also known as an ‘e-signature‘ — is a simple and legally recognized way to indicate consent or approval on a digital document or form. A digital signature is a specific implementation of an e-signature that requires the signer to have a certificate-based digital ID.
What are electronic and digital signatures?
Where are e-signatures accepted?
Currently, e-signatures are enforceable in 27 countries — including
Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
How are e-signatures used?
Across departments, organizations, and industries — throughout companies both large and small
— e-signatures serve the same function as ink signatures while accelerating the time it takes to get
TiVo streamlined and simplified contract approval and execution processes using Adobe EchoSign. (2:35)
It’s simple to prepare and send a document out for e-signature, and just as easy to sign. See for yourself. (2:30)
Jaguar Land Rover uses e-signatures to drive efficiency across engineering and product development processes.
Geoffrey Moore examines the impact e-signatures have on transitioning to all electronic processes.
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