Adobe Announces EchoSign Web Contracts 2012
Inaugural Event Provides Best Practices from Leading Companies and Insight into Industry Trends
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Feb. 16, 2012 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced event information for its Adobe® EchoSign® Web Contracts 2012 user conference to be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the Marriott Hotel in San Jose, Calif. Attendees will hear from some of today’s leading business executives and industry analysts, and learn how Adobe EchoSign customers have reduced their entire time-to-signature on contracts from days to 42 minutes on average.
“Adobe EchoSign’s online, paperless contracting solution helps reduce paperwork, streamline administrative processes and enables us to make contracting with care providers easier and faster,” said Tim Kaja, senior vice president of network and provider services for UnitedHealth Group. “Adobe EchoSign is one of many solutions UnitedHealth Group uses to make the health care system more efficient and cost-effective for everyone.”
“E-signature market momentum is steadily growing due to rapidly evolving business process and workflow automation,” wrote Craig Le Clair, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, Inc. “The extra focus on the customer experience gives companies an added impetus to use e-signatures to improve business processes and meet anticipated regulations.”¹
Web Contracts 2012 attendees will be able to attend insightful sessions and learn from EchoSign customers who have leveraged Web contracting to improve their processes and revenue, hear about best practices, and network with key industry analysts and business executives. Speakers from companies such as Meltwater, UnitedHealthcare, and Cigna will highlight their use of e-signatures and offer advice on how to achieve tangible benefits through Web contracting. Session topics will include global Web contracting, compliance issues, EchoSign partner applications, the future of Web contracting and more.
“The majority of contracts are now signed on the Web because of the speed, ease-of-use and cost savings that Web contracts offer,” said Jason Lemkin, vice president of Web business services at Adobe. “This user conference offers attendees the opportunity to delve into the specific uses of Web contracting in a variety of industries and hear real-world examples of increased efficiency and improved processes from customer case studies.”
Acquired by Adobe in July 2011, Adobe EchoSign is the leading electronic signatures and signature automation service with more than 4 million users and 50,000 customers worldwide. Adobe EchoSign is a key component of Adobe’s document exchange services platform for reliably exchanging documents for universal access, review and approval.
For more information and to register for the conference, please visit the Adobe EchoSign website.