Gartner Research

The Electronic Signature Solutions That Are Most Effective for Insurers' New Business Processes

Published: 04 June 2008

ID: G00157742

Analyst(s): Steven Leigh, Juergen Weiss


Both life and P&C insurers are considering electronic signatures as a means to streamline their new business processes. Gartner has examined the various e-signature options and has developed a decision framework to select the right solution for various distribution channels.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Signature Environment
  • Electronic Signature Defined
    • Challenges in Deploying Electronic Signature Technology
    • Finally, Electronic Signatures Are Being Considered
  • Potential Benefits of E-Signature Solutions
  • Electronic Authentication Solutions
    • Legal Requirements in the United States
    • Legal Requirements in Europe
  • Business and Technology Requirements
  • Available Solutions
  • Decision Framework for Electronic Signatures
    • Channel Qualification and Mobility
    • Integration Capabilities
    • Security and Cost-Effectiveness
  • Conclusion and Recommendations

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