Digitalisation is advancing in great strides. Big Data, artificial intelligence and innovative technologies are being used with increasing frequency, including the electronic signature. This is intended to replace the paper signature and enable a location- and time-independent way of working. In this article, we take a closer look at the benefits and disadvantages of the electronic signature.
The electronic signature is an important component for a company’s digital transformation and it will soon be impossible to imagine everyday business without it. The costs incurred by the software are fully compensated by savings in time, money and resources. The technical expertise and associated infrastructure can be a challenge, but this usually only affects a small proportion of signatories.