Leaving a paper trail is so 20th century. Using an electronic John Hancock to sign digital documents can save you time, money, and the environment.
Digital signatures got their legitimate start in June 2000, when then-President Bill Clinton signed the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act. The ESIGN legislation validated the legality of using electronic autographs and records. Since then, the technology has only improved. In fact, smartphones and tablet computers with touchscreens promise to make digital signatures an entirely mainstream practice.
New digital solutions for signing, managing, and distributing your contracts (and other important documents) make streamlining your business easier than ever. Here are seven useful apps for signing electronic documents: