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Document Management Systems

A document management system (DMS) provides a secure electronic environment for management, control, and distribution of electronic documents. The fundamental purpose of DMS, digital library technology, or the World Wide Web is to organize, keep track of, and efficiently retrieve documents produced by individuals, workgroups, or enterprises. DMS offers a single application for both local and global organizations that is accessible 24/7. It also allows for the storage and flow of documents using any format, including images, spreadsheets, PDFs, and PowerPoint presentations. DMS is a collaborative tool with full permission capability, so access can be granted as Edit, Read Only, or No Access.

In the last 2 or 3 years, personal computers have become much more powerful and accessible. As a result, the Internet and worldwide ...

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