What is Document Management?

Author: Richard Shaw
Posted: November 19, 2014

Document Management (also known as Electronic Document Management – EDM) is an information technology that has evolved over the past two decades. EDM was perceived as a basic “electronic filing cabinet” that stored scanned documents and images on a server that could capture, index and retrieve data for future use. Today, document management is part of Enterprise Content Management and is a subset of knowledge or information management.