The rise of digital signatures pushed by telecommuting

Electronic signature in the legal sector

According to the DocuSign study, the COVID-19 pandemic had many impacts on French legal services. Among others, a increase the volume of contracts by 35% of them and a major shift to telecommuting.

In order to cope with these upheavals, the legal professions then had to take proactive measures. Among the latter, we find particular investments in new technologies, such as CRM (57%), CLM (42%) and electronic signature software (41%).

These digital signature solutions led to a reduction in the risk of non-compliance (56%), improved cooperation (54%) and a reduction in errors (50%) in signing contracts.

E-signature in procurement

The huge transition to teleworking has particularly complicated the task of procurement teams … In order to cope with these changes, companies had to invest in new technologies. Moreover, only companies that have invested in modern technologies that simplify telecommuting have managed to overcome the pandemic.

Therefore, it seems to be a priority in the years to come dematerialization supply line via tools from :

  • archiving in an electronic safe
  • contract lifecycle management
  • verification of the identity of the signatory
  • creating a contract
  • electronic signature
  • analysis of contractual terms
  • delivery of digitally signed documents

Teams moving in this direction will gain a competitive advantage and true competitiveness in the labor market.

Electronic signature in human resources

According to a DocuSign study by Fr. digital trendsthe global pandemic and the mass shift to telecommuting have completely changed the charts in human resource management policy.

In order to better manage workflows, 35% of companies were then researching new technologies. Among them, digital signature software that replaces handwritten signatures and thus facilitate personal signature for 100 to 1000 processed agreements per month.

According to the human rights defenders interviewed, these digital solutions it helped reduce errors (63%), improve employee experience (53%) and reduce the risk of non-compliance (53%).

Dematerialized signature in B2B sales

The transition to telecommuting has inevitably made exchange and cooperation with other genders more complex. For example, according to a DocuSign study, less than half (43%) of sales teams collaborated with departments outside of sales operations and B2B marketing in 2020. However, strengthening internal collaboration proves to be a great opportunity to improve sales processes and customer experience.

In order to strengthen the user experience, improve the quality and volume of potential customers, get a better response rate and maximize sales time, sales teams then turned to new technologies. The digital transformation has even become a priority for 60% of French companies in the next five years.

The rise of the electronic signature, conclusion

In times of remote work, digital signature tools are essential to achieve competitiveness. It is therefore estimated that DocuSign electronic signature products would enable 95% time savings and 20% more customer satisfaction. Furthermore, an electronic signature has the same legal value as a handwritten signature.

So what are you waiting for a call a a third party of trust and start your digital transformation? Signing a digital document becomes child’s play with DocuSign eSignature! The solution for guarantees integrity signed document, identification of the signatory through a reliable electronic identification process, traceability of signatures (timestamp especially) and legal value documents regardless of the type of digital signature used (with or without a qualified certificate).

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