The capture and management of documents within an organization. The term originally implied only the management of documents after they were scanned into the computer. Subsequently, it became an umbrella term that embraces document imaging, workflow, text retrieval and multimedia. See document imaging, document centric and document management system.
Document management is defined as a system for storing and managing images and text within an organization.
An example of document management is a system for tracking, reporting, updating and storing scanned texts.
- The Paper Tiger is document-management software that can be used for both paper and electronic files.