Our new Batchsigning solution

Our new Batchsigning solution

We have some great news! Lately our developers have been working on the new batchsigning capability of ValidSign. This standalone solution has not only got a new user interface, but also a lot of new features. We’ll tell you more about the new ValidSign Batchsigning.

What is Batchsigning?

The name actually says it all… You can ‘sign’ a whole ‘batch’ of documents at once. This means that you can upload the hashes of multiple documents at once and sign them directly. Batchsigning does the same thing as ‘regular’ digital signing with ValidSign, but works slightly different. You choose a document, and by uploading the hash of that document into your personal Batchsigning account, this document will be linked to you as a person or organization.

Now, of course, you know that with the ‘regular’ digital signing a document is ‘sealed’ with a hash. That hash is a code that states who signed the document, at what time and from what IP address. The hash also checks whether the document is still the same as before. When the hash indicates that it is good, you know nothing alarming has happened with the document. This is the same with Batchsigning. You upload the hashes of a number of documents, with which you sign them. The Batchsigning solution places in the document the same hash with information about you as a signer, a timestamp, ip address and a check that the document is still intact. When the document opens in a PDF reader, you’ll see that this information has been added to the document as additional information.

With the Batchsigning solution, you can’t specify who you want to send your document for signature, we have our signature solution for that. But where do you use Batchsigning for? We see that there is a lot of demand from insurance, government agencies and other organizations to seal a document with a hash of outgoing documents and above all to timestamp. With Batchsiging you don’t have an upload limit, because you don’t upload the documents, but only the hashes. The signing is done in an instant.

What’s new?

The new User interface is tighter and more modern than before, making it not only look more organized, but also ready for 2021. You can upload large amounts of document hashes, which will be listed in a clear list. A green check mark appears behind each document name when the signature is placed. When uploading goes wrong, you’ll see a red cross and you can check your document again. Clear and easy!

We are especially very happy with the new look and feel of this tool and it works fantastically. But besides the UI update, our developers have not sat still. PDf is already undersigned documentstype, the signature has an embedded timestamp, LTV support and embedded signer information. In the short term, our developers will be concerned with other functionalities such as the ability to choose a group API key that allows you to choose a signer from that group, make the signature visible in the document and make the signature visible with a scribble. And they’re also already dreaming about adding other file types like AutoCAD and WAV. How beautiful would that be? Would you like to know more about this solution? Please contact our sales department quickly!

SharePoint Connector updated

SharePoint Connector updated

Our digital signing solution is always in development and this time it was the the turn of SharePoint Online connector. Until recently, the connector was still fairly basic; The signing process could start and end in Sharepoint Online, and contracts could already be automatically archived in the right location. These functionalities already made for a considerable efficiency boost for the organizations that use the link. Some of the functionalities that the stand-alone ValidSign solution has had for some time were not yet available in the Sharepoint link. These include supporting Text tags and using templates. Until now.

What’s new?

The ValidSign- Sharepoint link has been further expanded so that users can sign digitally more pleasantly and efficiently.
Here are the latest features:

  • ValidSign text tags support;
  • Support for using templates;
  • Support multiple external authentication methodology such as iDIN and qualified sign

With text tag support, you can easily use templates. So you don’t have to rede decide where to sign every time. When you add or delete a new paragraph in a document, that tag simply goes along with it. The text tag is simply a typed piece of code that recognizes the sign solution and sees that a signature of, for example, the first signer has to be put there. That in combination with the new function to use templates will greatly speed up the drafting of contracts and agreements.

In addition, new external authentication methods have been added. You can now choose iDIN as an authentication method. Also, it is possible to sign qualified. The qualified digital signature is an electronic signature with a qualified certificate, a so-called Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) government certificate. A signatory must have a qualified certificate that verifies his or her signature identity and authenticity through a trusted server on the EU Trusted List (ETL). This requires face-to-face identification to receive a certificate. This form of electronic signing is only necessary for persons who have to sign documents with a heavy burden of proof. Think accountants, lawyers, mayors and doctors. You can request these hardware certificates (where you need a hardware key) and digital cloud certificates through ValidSign. More information about the PKIo certification can be found here.

Do you have any questions about the new features of the SharePoint connector? Please contact Support@ValidSign.nl.

Radar Software: The latest ValidSign link

ValidSign now integrates seamlessly with Radar’s CRM solution. ValidSign has been a partner of Radar Software since last week. Radar is a very comprehensive CRM solution where you can manage not only all your relationships, but also documents, budgets and much more. Users who work in the Radar Cloud and use the link to Sharepoint can use validsign’s digital signature within the Digital Drawing module.

Radar Software is a nice addition to our long list of connectors and partners. Check out all the partners here.

Rotterdam opts for ValidSign

Rotterdam opts for ValidSign

The Municipality of Rotterdam has chosen ValidSign as an Enterprise eSigning solution. After a market exploration phase and extensive research, the municipality of Rotterdam has launched an European tender. From the many registrations ValidSign has come out as the best.

The municipality of Rotterdam signs an enormous number of documents every year. It is therefore very important that the flow of documents is as efficient as possible. ValidSign’s digital signature solution allows the municipality to accelerate the throughput of both the internal and external signing process, reduce errors, and work more sustainably.

We would like to work with the municipality of Rotterdam to guide the implementation so that the first documents can be signed with ValidSign in the autumn.