The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA/The Big ā€œIā€) has formed a business and technology partnership DocuSign, whereby the Big ā€œIā€ will support DocuSign as the official eSignature platform for its more than 250,000 members.

Big "I" president and CEO Bob Rusbuldt said that the partnership with DocuSign will enable the organization to bring proven, valuable technology to its community and help its members to be more successful.

"As the most widely used eSignature solution in the insurance industry, DocuSign delivers real value to agents and brokers by creating a better client experience while reducing E&O exposure, cutting costs, and accelerating speed to revenue," Rusbuldt added.

DocuSign chairman and CEO Keith Krach claimed that with 11 of the top 15 US insurance carriers have already been its customers, while more insurance companies and agents are DocuSigning to keep business digital from start to finish.

Offering an easier, faster, more convenient way to interact with their agent or broker, DocuSign allows clients to complete documents online in minutes, anytime, anywhere, from any Internet-connected device.

DocuSign eradicates ‘Not In Good Order’ (NIGO) documents by guiding applicants through the signing process, thus helps to boost revenue generation.

Moreover, its decrease the costs associated with printing, faxing, scanning and overnighting documents for signature, as well as employees time to track down documents and signatures, and rekey data from paper applications.