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What is a Document Management System (DMS)?

Document management systems are filing systems for all document types in a company and are often the basis for digital archiving. The solution architecture of DMS systems is based in the broadest sense on the indexing and classification of document types and document contents in freely definable classifications. The structure of the system logic is often based on the requirements for document search in business operations. Basically, you search by document type (e.g. vendor invoices) in conjunction with transaction or partner related parameters (e.g. vendor number, invoice date, order number, etc.). DMS systems play a central role in most implementation projects to regulate the final storage of data in the corporate archive system.