Document Management System

A document management system (DMS) is a system which is used to track, manage, store documents and reduce paper. Most are capable of keeping a record of the various versions created and modified by many users. It usually can also track different versions, as corrected by tracing the history for different users. It is often viewed as a component of enterprise content management systems and related to digital asset management, workflow systems, document imaging and records management systems.

Integrated document management comprises the technologies, tools, and methods used to capture, store, preserve, manage, deliver and dispose of 'documents' across an enterprise.

Document management systems commonly provide storage, metadata, versioning, security, as well as indexing and retrieval capabilities.