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Document Management: Ensuring the correct filing, approvals, standardization, completeness and validity of the information; Researching missing information, pushing the process of filing accurately to completion; Ensuring the information is filed appropriately and is easily retrievable. The process usually involves integral use of a Document Management System (DMS) or Content Management System (CMS) and methodical follow-up.
Examples: Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Libraries, Validation Libraries, Document Flow, Standardization, Approval Process Accountability


System Experience: Regulus, Documentum, SharePoint

Document Management Systems

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.

Content Management Systems

A system used to manage the website content. A CMS consists of the Content Management Application (CMA) and the Content Delivery Application (CDA). CMA element allows the content manager or author to manage the creation, modification, and removal of content from a website without needing the expertise of a webmaster. CDA element uses and compiles that information to update the website. The features of a CMS system vary, but most include web-based publishing, format management, revision control, and indexing, search, and retrieval.


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