It may not seem all that sexy, but much of the most significant innovation in digital technology is devoted to helping us get things done more efficiently.
Here are eight local startups that are leading the way in that regard as we enter the new year:
In the great transition to a paperless world, one big speed bump has been the need for us to sign our names to documents that require our legal signature.
And, until recently, there has not been a way around this for most of us when buying a house or renting an apartment, to cite two examples.
But now there is.
DocuSign, which is the leader in electronic signatures for the B2B world, last week publicly launched personal e-sigs for everyone in the form of a product called DocuSign Ink.