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Document management  systems

DMS is a computer system (or set of computer programs) used to track and store electronic documents. It is usually also capable of keeping track of the different versions modified by different users (history tracking). The term has some overlap with the concepts of content management systems. It is often viewed as a component of enterprise content management (ECM) systems and related to digital asset management, document imaging, workflow systems and records management systems.

Early Knowledge Management technologies included online corporate yellow pages as expertise locators and document management systems. Combined with the early development of collaborative technologies (in particular Lotus Notes), KM technologies expanded in the mid-1990s. Subsequent KM efforts leveraged semantic technologies for search and retrieval and the development of e-learning tools for communities of practice (Capozzi 2007). Knowledge management systems can thus be categorized as falling into one or more of the following groups: Groupware, document management systems, expert systems, semantic networks, relational and object oriented databases, simulation tools, and artificial intelligence.

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Document Management Software Blog

It’s never too late to make the move to paperless

Online shopping, banking and even online meetings are all common practices in today’s digital age. However although the world is embracing technology, many of the globe’s businesses are failing to make the move according to research carried out last year, with just 7%...

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CFES select RedSky IT XCIPIO document management software

With over 30 years’ experience in the construction, engineering and FM sectors, CFES have built their reputation on the level of service and delivery of successful project solutions whilst liaising closely with clients and maintaining an eye for detail. As a national...

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