Standard Document Management

standard document management

Standard document management is a foundation technology for content management; it supplies basic functionality to content management. Today, document management is a common part of enterprise content management.

ISO 12651-2:2014, Electronic Document Management, states a document is “recorded information or object which can be treated as a unit.”

The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) defines document management (also called document management system) as software controlling, storing, organizing, managing, and tracking documents and images throughout an organization. Document management helps with creating, capturing, and sharing documents and content.

Storage location Security and access control Version control Audit trails Check-in/check-out and document lockdown

Standard Document Management Filing Practices

  • Storage location
  • Security and access control
  • Version control
  • Audit trails
  • Check-in/check-out and document lockdown

Source Material

AIIM. (n.d.). What is document management (DMS)? https://www.aiim.org/what-is-document-imaging

International Organization for Standardization [ISO]. (2014). ISO12651-2:2014: Electronic Document Management.

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