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Reap the full benefits of e-forms with digital signatures

by FREVVO Inc. Workflows, simplified

Going paperless with e-forms improves productivity and reduces labor costs, while also pleasing customers with a quick and convenient way to do business online. Implementing an easy-to-use and secure method to sign online forms is essential to reaping the full benefits of e-forms technology.

Right now, although many companies and organizations electronically transmit documents and forms to customers, vendors and other parties, these recipients often have to print, sign and rescan and transmit these forms to the sender to execute the purchase order, service contract or other agreement the sender and recipient are entering into. This is time consuming and inconvenient, particularly for individuals who must process many of these documents per day.

Recent legislation has removed legal impediments to increased usage of electronic signatures on legal documents and other agreements on e-forms. As a result, a substantial demand for electronic signatures has grown. According to a poll by Gartner, the market for software related to electronic signatures increased by 48 percent between 2010 and 2011. Experts predict continued growth as the benefits of using online forms becomes more evident.

Some of the key benefits of electronic signatures for online forms include:

Cost savings – Companies that use e-forms and provide electronic signing solutions to themselves and customers can see a huge decrease in the cost of printing and mailing physical documents.

Quicker turnaround – Transmitting documents electronically and allowing for electronic signature helps companies execute agreements and obtain approvals quicker, allowing them to do more business.

Improved customer service – Customers demand the convenience of completing and signing e-forms as they allow transactions to be completed more quickly and with less hassle than with traditional paper documents.

Green cred – Because of the reduction in paper usage, companies can burnish their earth-friendly bona fides, giving them an edge in doing business with earth-conscious customers or other companies.

frevvo provides an easy and convenient method for users to electronically create “wet” signatures – that is an online signature that resembles a handwritten signature the user would write on a paper document. Using just a standard web browser, users can simply drag and drop a “wet” signature control onto their form. The signature works with both touch screen devices and desktop computers, allowing users to sign no matter what type of device they’re using. Once the form has been signed, the signature can be copied to a PDF version of the document being signed.

frevvo also provides more secure digital signatures, which helps to confirm the identity of the signer and secures the information in the document, preventing tampering. Like “wet” signatures, digital signatures are easily applied using a standard web browser and drag/drop. The company also provides a method of combining “wet” and digital signatures.

The online revolution is rapidly increasing the pace of business. Companies and consumers content to wait days in the past for snail mail to deliver documents and forms now want everything immediately. Companies are under increasing pressure to accomplish more in less time with fewer resources as a result of the efficiencies provided by e-commerce. Having a mechanism in place to provide convenient online signing and securing of documents can help businesses stay competitive in an increasingly fast-paced and competitive global economy.

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