Ever heard of the “analog interrupt”? It’s when digitized workflows come to a screeching halt because of the need to print documents. And around half of that printing is done solely for the purpose of signing1.
Our current reality of working from home makes the analog interrupt more time consuming than ever. To adapt to the new normal and prepare for the future of digital work, eSigning is a must. Learning how to add electronic signatures to your PDFs will keep your workflows more efficient and your documents more secure. Let’s dive in!
Yes and yes. In the U.S., the EU, Australia, China, Russia, and most other industrialized nations, electronic signatures are just as legally binding as handwritten signatures. We understand why you might be questioning the security of electronic signatures. That’s why we answered the often asked question, “Are electronic signatures secure?” for those that want to learn more about electronic signature security.
With very few exceptions, eSignatures can be used in any situation a handwritten signature would be used.
Thanks to their security and legality under the ESIGN, UETA, and eIDAS legislations, eSignatures can even be used in industries with highly sensitive information like real estate, finance, and HR. This means contracts, leases, tax documents, bank loans, etc.
No matter your industry, your organization can benefit from eSigning and digitized workflows– especially in these challenging times. To help you equip your business and get started quickly, you can sign up for a free Nitro Sign trial .