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Electronic Signatures – What Exactly Are They?

Electronic Signatures - What Exactly Are They? With DocuWare, you can electronically sign your documents as part of any workflow. But how do electronic signatures actually work?When you add a digital signature to a document, the process involves more than just putting a signature on a text. Most of the steps take place behind [...]

2020-06-30T09:11:34+01:00June 30th, 2020|

5 Ways Companies Can Use eForms to Improve Business Processes

5 Ways Companies Can Use eForms to Improve Business Processes Online forms save time for administrative staff, improve accuracy and open up new possibilities including sharing data with other business software and using forms to initiate automated workflow. Built-in logic ensures all form fields are filled out correctly before the user clicks submit. [...]

2020-06-25T09:19:16+01:00June 25th, 2020|

How to Get Ready for Esignatures to be Standard in the New Normal

How to Get Ready for Esignatures to be Standard in the New Normal Because of our current circumstances, the use of electronic signatures is gaining even more traction. At Key Digital, we expect that electronic signature functionality will be an integral part of our customers’ operational, compliance and security initiatives. According to the [...]

2020-05-29T11:20:53+01:00May 29th, 2020|

Digitise. Automate.

Digitise. Automate. Stay-at-home orders enacted to stem the spread of COVID-19 are slowly being lifted. State and local governments are gradually allowing businesses and organisations that were termed non-essential to open. However, many employees will continue to work at home for an unspecified time. Customers, clients and colleagues may want to interact remotely [...]

2020-05-29T11:23:02+01:00May 29th, 2020|

Before You Restart Your Engines

Before You Restart Your Engines Ready…Set…Wait! Did you know that long periods of inactivity or improper cleaning of surfaces can wreak havoc on your printer? COVID-19 has caused many printers to sit idle in less than perfect environments which can cause several issues: Dry Ink may compact or solidify. Paper or media may [...]

2020-05-29T10:33:18+01:00May 29th, 2020|

Print IT Reseller interview: View from the channel

Print IT Reseller interview: View from the channel Key Digital - Andrew Ratcliffe, Managing Director Q: How’s business; better or worse than 12 months ago? And how confident are you about the future? A: We're definitely in a better place as a business. We've been growing year-on-year as well as developing our processes [...]

2020-05-12T09:16:22+01:00May 12th, 2020|

How to Tackle Government Guidelines Surrounding Paper Usage

How to Tackle Government Guidelines Surrounding Paper Usage The UK Government is currently advising the use of digital documents rather than using paper. In an official statement, the Government advised that employers should "encourage the use of digital and remote transfers of material where possible rather than paper format, such as using e-forms, [...]

2020-05-05T16:59:38+01:00May 5th, 2020|

DocuWare can make mobile working easy

DocuWare can make mobile working easy Flexible workplace models play a leading role in retaining employees. In times of crisis, however, they also benefit us in other ways. In the age of Industry 4.0, rigid, inflexible structures have no place anymore. Businesses who want to stay ahead and retain good employees in the [...]

2020-03-24T10:52:23+00:00March 24th, 2020|

Business continuity update – COVID-19

Business continuity update - COVID-19 In regards to the changing daily circumstances around the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Key Digital would like to ensure clients and wider businesses that we are doing everything we can to maintain our usual high level of service. As expected, we have been inundated with enquiries regarding the [...]

2020-03-27T13:44:41+00:00March 20th, 2020|

Are Printers the Missing Link in your Network Security?

Are Printers the Missing Link in your Network Security? Are you amongst the 60% of businesses in Europe and the USA that reported suffering a data breach due to insecure printing in 2018? If not, have you seriously considered the security of your MFP’s (Multifunction Printers)? And do you have a print security [...]

2020-02-05T17:20:23+00:00February 3rd, 2020|