Information stored in files on a pc or on paper.
Document Management is the process of managing documents and
other means of information such as images from creation, review, storage
to its dissemination. It also involves the indexing, storage and retrieval
of documents in an organized method.
Document Management Software
Document retrieval is the process by which you can search and
'retrieve' an archived document from a database. This is done by entering
information in a database query screen to locate the file you are after.
The Document Management System will then retrieve the document and let
you work on it, whilst preventing other people from making changes.
Concurrent Versions System and is a process of sharing, saving and recovering
version information for people using code.
Imaging is a system for converting paper documents into an electronic
or digital format. Techniques such as scanning and Optical Character
Recognition etc. are some of the methods that are typically used.
Speaks of the flow of work between people or individuals in an organization,
allowing it to be defined and monitored. In document management terms,
workflow is usually used in the context of monitoring the creation,
distribution and retrieval of documents.
XML (extensible mark-up language)
Is a key digital technology which focuses on data formatting and document
processing, enabling active content delivery.
Digital Asset Managment