Microsoft is serious about making difference The ideal place for professionals and companies to hold their meetings. Aside from the constant flow of new features and improvements to the platform, Microsoft is now Submit Sample application called Meeting Signature which should allow users to sign documents in real time when they are in a meeting.
The app description reads “Meeting Signing is a sample Teams app that demonstrates a scenario enabling users to sign documents in real time during meetings, enabling document review and signature in a single session.” github. This template allows users to electronically sign documents with their existing tenant ID. Some examples of documents that can be signed during meetings are purchase agreements and purchase orders. This template is also applicable, and can be adapted for other scenarios such as reviewing and approving code reviews or collaborative document review. Customize the application form to incorporate other types of signatures such as handwritten signatures or certificate-based signatures.
The functionality that users can access depends on their roles during meetings. In particular, the user can be a document creator, a signer, and a reader.
Aside from supporting Teams SSO authentication, the Meeting Signing app form includes other features such as adaptive cards, a people picker, and the ability to programmatically share content to the stage. In addition, ISVs can customize the code, allowing them to set the type of signatures (manual signature, electronic signature, certificate-based signature).
This can come in handy, especially in these times when virtual meetings are constantly normalizing. Application form usage can vary a lot, from signing purchase agreements and incoming invoices to non-disclosure agreements and more.
It’s only available for Teams desktop clients at the moment, but support for mobile and web is coming. Also, the app can only allow said functionality within users from a single tenant. However, to make it completely useful to businesses and organizations everywhere, the company promises to soon allow the signing of documents involving anonymous users or from other organizations.
Microsoft has detailed how the app can be used by those with roles as document creators on GitHub, along with other information regarding its prerequisites, known issues, setup, and deployment.