DocuSign – What Is It And Do You Need It?
When running a business, no matter how large or small, there’s always a fair amount of documents that need to be signed throughout the week. With nearly all companies now using email to forward important documents, wouldn’t it be convenient if you could avoid printing out the document, signing it, scanning it back to your computer and then finally emailing it on again. Well thankfully there’s much faster and more convenient available. With that in mind, let us introduce you to DocuSign.
What exactly is DocuSign?
Simply put, DocuSign is an electronic signature service that you can use for your documents or agreements. With DocuSign, any document that requires a signature can be signed within a matter of hours, instead of days. What’s great is that any document or agreement signed using this software will be legally binding just the same way a hard-copy is.
With DocuSign, all types of documents are supported, such as PDF, docx, txt, xlsx and more. It’s integrated with your business system and works to speed up a transaction process, reduce costs and help you to control your documents. This electronic signature software is one of the best you’ll find available today, it’s quick, secure, legally binding and also accepted around the world for nearly all business transactions.
So how does it work?
DocuSign is quick and easy to use with simple instructions and tabs to guide you through the process. In short:
• To sign a document, first upload your document, next drag your signature, text and date over to the required fields. Then just press send and DocuSign will email your recipient a link so they can easily access your signed document.
• To send, easily upload the document, add the names and email address of required signers and indicate who needs to sign. You can even specify which order they need to sign in by dragging and dropping the DocuSign tabs. Finally click send and a link will be emailed to each recipient so they can access the document. For more information click here.
Will DocuSign signatures be secure?
Yes. DocuSign follows the best practices to ensure your data and transactions are secure. Every electronic signature is unique, encrypted, documented and tamper-evident. Rest assured that confidentiality of all transactions will be ensured and a full audit trial of signing is maintained.
What about security of your data?
DocuSign state that protection of your data is their top priority and they not only meet but exceed the most rigorous global security standards. They also make it clear that all documents are stored in one of three data centres with full document encryption to completely ensure the privacy of your data at all times.
Can DocuSign be used on a smartphone or tablet?
Yes using DocuSign’s mobile app. With this you can both prepare and send your required documents for signatures, get instant visibility on your document status and also complete in-person signing all directly from your tablet or mobile. Download it from Apple IOS App Store, Windows or Google Play. Download the app now here.
More than 200 million users, over 180 countries and 43 languages are enjoying the benefits of signing documents electronically with the use of DocuSign. Join them today by getting started and discover how eSigning can save you time. Call Advance Computer Systems on 01904 691 311 to find out more.