Digital Signatures: The Technology Meant to Protect Against Signature Forgery
A Story Told
The widely publicized anti doping case involving Essendon Football Club, a professional football club plying its trade in upper tier of Australian Football League, took an interesting turn. Nima Alavi, a compounding pharmacist was initially accused of producing banned peptides and intentionally labeling them World Anti-Doping Authority compliant, as revealed in a self confessionary letter submitted on his behalf to Australian Sports Anti Doping Authority (ASADA). Nima Alavi disclosed that this letter was never drafted or signed by him and that it was a case of signature forgery for which renowned biochemist, Stephen Danks, is responsible.
Technology Under Review: Hotels Embracing E-Signature Solutions
In one of our previous blogs (hyperlink to blog titled, “How Electronic Signature Solutions Can Help Hospitality Industry to Improve Their Services?”) we looked at how e-signature solutions are re-defining the operations of hospitality industry and explored the benefits of the integrated technology to industry operating businesses. Today, we will be reviewing examples from real life – hotels which have actually deployed the technological solution and are now reaping benefits because of a successful integration. This is,
Electronically Served: E-Signatures and Hospitality Industry
The competition in US’s hospitality industry has always been ever-ripe. In the race to outdo the competition, businesses operating in the sector leave no stone unturned. They are always looking to improve and evolve. And, the major focus of their endeavors revolves around improving the customer experience.
Signing the Approval: E-Sign Solution and Your Sales System
The sales department of an organization plays a pivotal role in its growth and profitability. However, to maximize the productivity of a sales department you need to streamline its workflow and make the interdepartmental operations efficient. Where the recent improvements in CRM systems and automation tools have helped the employed sales force in their operations, it can be argued that the whole process still sustains over the final approval.
What Considerations Should Healthcare Providers Keep in Mind When Implementing an Online Signature Protocol?
Online signatures are fast becoming an adopted practice among healthcare providers to establish a documentation system that offers improved efficiency, productivity, accountability and a low overhead cost.
Pharmaceutical Industry and E-Signature Practices
Those who have worked in the pharmaceutical industry can relate with the stress of the paper intensive approach the sector takes to successfully execute tasks and manage operations. It is an industry where even a simple operation needs to be fully monitored, recorded, verified and be in compliant with established practices and guidelines. This can often result in the loss of efficiency, productivity, recorded inaccuracies and delays. However, there is a solution to all-the-paper-mayhem: adoption and deployment of e-signature practices.
The Ideation in Practice: User Authentication Models for Electronic Signature Processes
Different user authentication models (What Are Different User Authentication Options for E-Signing Ceremony?) are currently being deployed by organizations sectored across different industries. These user authentication models have helped them reinforce the reliability of their electronic signature based processes. Today, we will review some of these companies and explore how the implemented model is helping them.
Authenticating the User Before E-Signing Ceremony
In one of our previous blogs (How to Establish User Identity for an Online Signature System), we looked at the subject of erecting a complimentary user identification protocol for organizations that want to implement an online signature system. This blog is an extension of it. Here, we will be discussing different authentication options that can be utilized to make sure that the person e-signing the documents is indeed the authority who was validated during the initial user identification step. So let’s get started.
FAQS about E-Signatures
E-signatures have redefined the world of paperless transactions and reshaped the boundaries of document flow. From BMW and General Services Administration Building to U.S Bank and Grand Hospital de Charleroi, the practice of e-signature is being widely adopted in different industrial sectors. However, there still remains an untapped niche which needs to embrace the practice. They have lingering questions in their mind that are either unanswered or poorly responded, which have kept them away from fully appreciating the practice. This blog walks through a list of such important questions, answering them to help our readers establish a comprehensive understanding of e-signatures.
Establishing User Identity for an Online Signature System
Ever since electronic signatures were legalized in all fifty states of the US, as per the integration of ESIGN Act of 2000 in the statutory framework, organizations have increasingly adopting the practice of signing documents online. These organizations are spread across different industrial sectors and have gradually started appreciating the benefits of deploying an online signature system for various reasons