The paperless trend is sailing across the industry and continues to gain momentum. While electronic document management is becoming more mainstream in research, it is still considered uncharted territory for some sites and a voyage for others.
Some sites approach this change with trepidation, fear, and questions. Will their sponsors accept documents signed electronically, or will they balk at the mere suggestion? Will monitors resist reviewing site documents electronically? Or, worst of all, will adopting electronic document management result in sponsor hesitation during site selection?