QDMS: Managing the distribution of Controlled Documents to external and internal recipients
Document Management PrinciplesThe Document Management lifecycle can be defined in terms of the following:
Software applications such as QDMS provides an underlying framework that encourages the adoption of good document management standards.
Importance of Document ManagementDocument Management is an important Project Management function. The implementation of good document management practices will benefit the project in many ways:
Rationale for Document ManagementThe adoption of a best practice system for the management of documents that enables full auditing of documents from creation to archival is an important project management function. A framework for good quality control by the Document Management team is the resulting objective.
What Documents require Document Management
It is not necessary to subject all documents via rigorous document management principles. Certain documents especially those distributed outside the originating area benefit from strict document management principles. These documents include:
It is also important to note that all of the above
types of documents are likely to be revised and re-issued by the
document management team.