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document management system

Software that manages documents for electronic publishing. It generally supports a large variety of document formats and provides extensive access control and searching capabilities across LANs and WANs. A document management system may support multiple versions of a document and may be able to combine text fragments written by different authors. It often includes a workflow component that routes documents to the appropriate users. See workflow and document imaging.
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Referred to as the Electronic Document Management System, its true value evolved more from the project team than from the technology.
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The value of the HONU Web-based application is that it provides a single interface for three critical systems: a GIS, a Customer Accounting System, and an Electronic Document Management System. Linking these systems helps HBWS more effectively manage its infrastructure assets by information needs.
* Electronic document management system planning and selection
In the past, finding an electronic document management system that could alleviate paper usage has been too costly, even though the company makes broad use of the Internet, an internal network and digital photography, says Ross Weatherby, technical administrator for Algoma Insurance.
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The contract was one of three awarded in connection with the Danish e-government project FESD (joint electronic document management system), and was awarded for four years with options for two additional years.

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