The eSignature service DocuSign has inked a partnership with Microsoft that should allow Office 365 users to stamp their documents with eSignatures within the Office platform. The eSignature app will be integrated with Outlook, Word, SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server 2013. The feature will enhance the workflow for Office 365 users. They can verify and confirm documents without leaving the Office suite, and without any errors.
The eSignature app will be available in the Office Store from next month. Office 365 users can use the app free for sending five documents. After that, they need to pay. The size of the organization will determine the final price of the app. DocuSign will also be closely tied to the Windows Azure Active Directory. Administrators can manage the identities of all users seamlessly and they need to sign-on only once to use it across the platform. The “DocuSigned” documents will be automatically stored and secure in Microsoft OneDrive for Business.
The announcement said…
With DocuSign’s technology, paired seamlessly with Office 365, customers can break free from the cycle of printing, faxing, scanning, and overnighting documents, followed by rekeying data due to illegibility, incomplete information, and missing signatures. Instead, customers can manage eSignatures without needing to leave their most used Office apps where they communicate, collaborate, and create. This ultimately helps them be more productive, reduce costs, and get more business quickly.
The eSignature app should help enterprise users conduct transactions at the click of a button in secure, tamper-proof way.