(plural document management systems)
- A computer system or set of computer programs used to track and store electronic documents and/or images of paper documents.
document management system - Computer Definition
Software that manages documents for electronic publishing. It generally supports a large variety of document formats and provides extensive access control and searching capabilities across LANs and WANs. A document management system may support multiple versions of a document and may be able to combine text fragments written by different authors. It often includes a workflow component that routes documents to the appropriate users. See workflow and document imaging.