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Welcome Nat Ferguson as our Real Estate guest blogger!    You might know Nat as the Real Estate aficionado behind Ferguson Realty. While he’s your dedicated Seal Beach Broker, he’s excited to plug the Real Estate community into the crackle of digital tools that make a positive differe...
  Please welcome Rogier Ducloo, Vice President of Marketing at Integra. He's guest blogging for DocuSign to talk about the leading tech trends every enterprise should consider.    What Comfort Zone?   As a competitive cyclist, who’s prone to thinking things like “It’s just a bit of li...
  Monday night brought the curtain down on the busiest day in the football calendar, the close of the European summer transfer window. The day of the year when Jim White is unleashed on our screens, and fax machines are worked as hard as the staff at the FA. Now that the dust has settl...
Taking inspiration from "Corner Office: conversations about leadership and management" from the New York Times and Inc. Magazine's "The Way I Work", we look forward to featuring Procurement and Supply Chain leaders on this blog series.    I’m excited to feature Jack Miles, a Procuremen...
  Contributed by Jill Stoppard, Senior Communications Consultant at TargetRecruit   The Employment Services industry is one of the top ten fastest growing industries in the world. Now more than ever, companies are relying on staffing agencies to source temporary and full-time, direct...
Contributed by Kelly Palya, Speech Therapist at Fusion Medical Staffing    I spend my time in new places, constantly on the go. I work short-term contracts as a traveling speech therapist, which allows me to live in different places around the country for weeks or months at a time. I ...
Template Modification History Templates modified after June 6, 2014 now have the associated audit information listed within the DocuSign console. This means you can now see when a template was last modified, and by whom. To view template modification history, follow these steps: Log i...
In this digital age, our work lives revolve around productivity. We’ve even supplied ourselves with the energetic crackle of mobile tools to manage pings from email, social media, meetings, life, etc. However, we’ve yet to produce a mental plug-in to help stay on track during the day. ...
When you’re scaling your company upwards, you’re reaping the seeds of a standout team culture. I always look at success as the side effect to collective passion for the company and brand. Forget the phrase, it takes a village; it actually takes a family to spike success upwards.   That...
  Contributed by Gerhard Gschwandtner, Founder and CEO, Selling Power    Enter an office brimming with determined sales professionals. Bright and eager, they clamor to their cubicles ready to translate leads into customers.   Before they pick up their phones and skim fingers on keys, ...
Did you know you can receive and sign a document anywhere your mobile device can go? No more printing, signing, and returning email attachments – you can do it all from the your mobile device! You can also easily send documents from your email out for signature by importing them into ...
                Contributed by Katie Lance, CEO and Founder of Katie Lance Consulting​ Have you ever wanted to meet Madison Hildebrand? As a real estate broker and media celebrity, having starred in the Bravo television series Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, Madison brings a wealt...
As the years have gone by, webinars have carved out a niche as an effective inbound marketing tactic. They allow companies to demonstrate expertise, as well as entice potential clients with new features and aspects of their products. They’re relatively simple to produce, can be perfect...
IT buyers are becoming familiar with the reasons to move business applications to the cloud: quick deployment, no hardware to maintain, no spaghetti-like layers of customisation and endless, expensive software maintenance contracts. Why, then, would we want, or need, to shell out for P...
  I joined DocuSign 3 years ago as one of the first employees outside of the US and was there on the 8th August 2011, the first day we officially opened our doors in London and therefore EMEA. I will admit it was a leap of faith to join DocuSign at that point – electronic signatures w...
Senders can create two types of signing experiences: guided and free-form. Guided signing allows the sender to place signature tags for their signers. Free-form signing allows the signer to place their own tags when signing a document. Note: Free-form and Guided signing cannot be used ...
The morning our e-mail inbox flashed the news that DocuSign picked up a Tabby Award for Best Personal Productivity app, we let out “woohoos” not only for the success of DocuSign’s mobile app, but for our customers who are rapidly digitizing their businesses and lives and using mobile t...
When we as consumers think about the critical medicines and treatments developed by life sciences organizations, we often don't consider the many data and approval processes inherent in the research and commercialization process. The harsh reality is that despite global investment in b...
We are excited to announce the latest updates for the DocuSign for Microsoft Office 365 applications that were just released this week. As a reminder, we have 3 applications for Office 365: DocuSign for Outlook, DocuSign for Microsoft Word, and DocuSign for SharePoint Online. We design...
On any given night, 40% of hotel rooms around the world lay empty and unoccupied. HotelTonight stands as a solution to this problem, aiming to bridge the gap between hotels trying to fill up rooms and travelers looking for a place to stay. “There wasn’t a really easy way to get a last ...
An Interview conducted by Emily Miller, Marketing Account Manager - Products & Services at Allied Solutions, LLC.    On August 4, 2014 Pentagon Federal Credit Union, the third largest credit union in the United States, announced its partnership with DocuSign, Inc. to offer Digital...
Why do we live and breathe technology?   A simple jaunt down memory lane brings back the days when we’d stare at the epic mounds of paper without a clue where it ends. Not fun. As a business community, we cleaned up the papery mess simply by speaking up. In forums, like G2 Crowd, we th...
Ever want to have a signer read, fill in, or sign an entire document without skimming through optional fields? Alternatively, do you want users to have an expedited signing experience? Navigation rules determine how users are guided through the document signing process. They can be le...
  Summer is a great time for business. It gives you time to recoup energy, reconsider strategies and come up with fresh ideas to keep profits up throughout all four seasons. However, there are times that the holidays can be disruptive to those of us that aren’t off sipping cocktails on...
One of my favorite things about working with the DocuSign real estate team is hearing feedback from real estate professionals about our products and incorporating that input into future updates. The latest update of DocuSign Transaction Rooms tackles an item that we’ve heard a lot abou...
Taking inspiration from "Corner Office: conversations about leadership and management" from the New York Times and Inc. Magazine's "The Way I Work", we look forward to featuring Procurement/Supply Chain leaders on this blog series.    I’m excited to introduce Kevin Dowd, Senior Directo...
Every DocuSign envelope uses email authentication for security. If you require an extra level of security on your documents, you can add additional authentication methods.  In addition to the standard email authentication, DocuSign provides three authentication methods and allows you t...
Contributed by Nick Sorensen, Chief Operations Officer at American Healthcare Lending      A lot has been said about the challenges we are collectively facing as our entire healthcare system experiences a dramatic shift on a number of fronts. At the top of the list for healthcare prov...
Contributed by Katie Lance, CEO of Katie Lance Consulting    DocuSign was excited to be part of Inman News’ Real Estate Connect San Francisco, the groundbreaking annual event now in its eighteenth year. This year’s conference ran from July 16 through July 18, providing an opportunity f...
By Catherine Kunst, Director of Operations at Colorado Statewide Internet Portal Authority (SIPA).    Why should your government office wire up with digital tools? That’s simple: the government serves the people and the people demand digital.   While many may think that the government...
Alongside the goals, saves and controversial ‘falls’ (bites), the use of goal-line technology and magical vanishing spray are two technological innovations which have got people talking during this World Cup. The likes of cricket, rugby and tennis have been using technological innovati...
Walk into your doctor’s office and you’ll likely witness the trappings of those last holdouts of the digital revolution.  As you enter, you will be dazzled by the patchwork curtain of color-coded manila folders behind the reception desk, each one plump with personal data, most of it ou...
Contributed by Katie Burke, Government Program Specialist at Laserfiche.    “Going digital” has been a topic of conversation in government for many years, yet very few organizations have actually mastered the concept. Digitization brings benefits such as reduced costs, increased effici...
Paper simply didn’t cut it for Orbitz, a leading travel booking website that exists to make travel easier and more efficient for customers around the world.   Even though Orbitz’s Global Vice President Peggy Bianco brought on Salesforce to bring organization into their substantial pool...
The Tabby Awards shines light on the most innovative mobile apps from around the globe.   Through July 25th, mobile devotees worldwide will vote for the app that made the familiar swish and tap a treat. We’re absolutely thrilled to count DocuSign’s mobile app as a contender for the Top...
Dubai is no stranger to world-firsts and smart infrastructure. Whether it be the construction of the Burj-Al Arab (world’s only 7-star hotel from 1999-2008), Palm islands (world's largest artificial islands), driver-less metro (world's longest fully automated metro network), Burj Khali...
Football is a global business, and business today means blending the commercial with technological know-how. But while commercial success in football is a refined art, the use of technology to manage key operations is yet to kick off. Jesper Frederiksen, VP EMEA (and lifelong Chelsea f...
An Interview with David Segre, Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati    At DocuSign, we believe in a better process than the “old fashioned way.”   We’re keeping the spirit of National eSign Day alive and vibrant with tomorrow’s webinar that showcases modern best practices t...
  Under normal circumstances, my team and I are on the same page when we talk about goals, but during the past month I’m not sure if this has always been the case! With the curtains now drawn on arguably the best World Cup in the modern era, business managers around the world will be f...
  The past few weeks have been spectacular for football fans everywhere. The World Cup in Rio has seen some great goals, impressive matches and a bite of controversy. Interestingly, we’ve also seen technology used more widely on football’s biggest stage. Goal-line technology was first ...