Lifecycle Journey: How Digital Documents Optimize Contract Processes
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Tuesday, March 01, 2016 TIME: 4:00pm CET, 10:00am EST, 7:00am PST
Understanding the advantages and challenges of digital document management
This webinar follows the lifecycle of a document: Digital contracts go through many phases throughout their existence. From the production of the document, through presentation, revisions, and then being signed by the involved parties. But the journey doesn't end there. If the contract is valid for a long time, periodic re-sealing is also required, to ensure its validity as well in the future.
Digital documents have plenty of advantages compared to paper-based alternatives. They flow faster back and forth between the sending and receiving parties, even signatures between several business partners working all at different ends of the globe are gathered within a few moments. Last but not least they also save postal and courier costs.
However, appropriate digital document solutions have to be thoroughly secured and they have to meet all different juridical norms of the countries in which they are being deployed. Thus they have to fulfill all but small technological demands.
This KuppingerCole Webinar provides information on
- encrypted digital signing of documents on the Internet
- the differences between electronic and digital signatures
- electronic identity and electronic/digital signature solutions
- hosting and management of identity data
- the juridical requirements of digital contracts
In the first part of this webinar, Martin Kuppinger, Founder and Principal Analyst at KuppingerCole, will explain the basic technical processes around digital documents and talk about their general advantages compared to traditional (paper-based) document processes.
In the second part, John Erik Setsaas, Senior Development Architect at Signicat, will describe his company’s digital document solutions and special requirements such as periodic re-sealing in detail. He will also present customer use cases and share experiences from the Nordic market.
The Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) market continues to develop with a significant push from organizations looking to adopt cloud-based delivery of security services including IAM. While IDaaS Access Management solutions, providing SSO (Single Sign-On) for the users and access to a variety of services are already established, IDaaS IGA is not as widely used yet. However, shifting IGA (Identity Governance and Administration) capabilities, e.g. Identity Lifecycle Management and Access Governance, to the cloud might provide significant benefits regarding time and cost of deploying and operating IGA.
Come to the place where the Digital Transformation is happening. The European Identity & Cloud Conference, held from May 12-15, 2020, offers a mixture of best practice discussions, visionary presentations, and networking opportunities with a future-oriented community. More than 800 thought leaders, leading vendors, analysts, executives, and end-users get together in Munich to be inspired by a list of world-class speakers.