Document Management is a set of technologies for managing the "document life cycle," that is, it tracks, monitors, and allocates resources for the creation, use, revision, approval, retrieval, archival and disposal of documents. The term document used here loosely applies to any container of information, whether electronic or not, whether text or not, and whether business-critical or not. The Gartner Group defines document management as "a highly integrated set of middleware services that integrate library services, document manufacturing, and document interchange with critical business process applications around a client-server topology using open application interfaces." IDC defines document management as a software system that is capable of organizing document production, managing accessibility and distribution of volumes of textual documents and overseeing document flow.
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A global community for users and suppliers of enterprise content management.
Business Forms Management Association
Forms training and education for the global forms and information systems community.
TotalCompliance software delivers document management for business-critical processes, including government regulatory compliance, human resources and training, safety and emergency preparedness, finance and accounting, and legal.
Document Management Magazine
Covers electronic document management, drawing management, and workflow.
Document Manager Magazine
UK based document management magazine.
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A resource site for enterprise content management news and solutions: white papers, case studies, products and suppliers
How to Make a Documents Database
A technical recipe on writing a document repository and search engine software using tools based on Linux.
White papers on document management and related topics.
SutiDMS is an online application that automates the document management process with a central repository to organize and store documents and files securely. It includes OCR scanning, retention and disposition schedules, business process workflows and embedded eSignature feature for approval of records.
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