DocuSign's Latest FeaturesBy Frank Ohlhorst | Posted 2008-07-31 Email Print
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Most businesses are trapped in a world of paper contracts and authorizations; can DocuSign's updated e-signature solution bring freedom?
New features include:
e-form data collection—using the new SecureFields technology that allows data
fields of all types to be assigned to specific recipients in a transaction
workflow, and enables straight-through processing.
DocuSignable PDF forms that can be distributed in any fashion and can be
electronically signed and routed with centralized control. Includes rights
management controls for different users.
Sending with Data Integration—allows contracts to be automatically sent to
thousands of recipients with custom fields and workflow on each one.
Signing—allows recipients to sign simple contracts by dragging and dropping
their signatures, initials and other elements into the document where the
Document Recognition—uses AI to recognized contracts and apply the proper
workflow to them on the fly.
- Web Services API—enables businesses to integrate DocuSign into their existing applications enabling full automation of the contract execution phase.
The new features combined with the product's existing capabilities help to remove any excuse for businesses to still use paper in the contracting process. Getting started with the product is relatively easy, thanks to the SAAS model used.