Organizations are progressively realizing that investing money and energy in printing and storing paper-based documents is not a progressive idea. This not only enhances the risk of documents getting lost or hampered, but at the same time increases the responsibility of the concerned person. With most organizations trying to reduce their dependency on paper files for strategic business functions, the importance of a document management system has increased significantly. Document management, while still recognized and utilized independently, is also a common component found within an Enterprise Content Management environment. It is an electronic cabinet that can be used to organize all paper and digital files.
Document management systems range in size and scope from small, standalone systems to large scale enterprise-wide configurations serving a global audience. DMS is not simply a tool but allows a user to manage, access, track, and edit the information stored. The competency of the system resonates more in this era of globalization as workplaces are increasingly becoming more geographically dispersed. A Document Management system in place promotes quicker and easier collaboration among employees spread across all the diverse geographical locations. Having these documents online and accessible from anywhere is more efficient and can save a lot of time and stress. Moreover, it is easier to keep a track of the information and assists the organization to always keep up-to date.
Hence, to reflect on some of the most promising document management solution providers in the APAC market and the value they bring to the industry, we bring to you “Top 25 Document Management Solution Providers 2017”. Our panel of editors, industry researchers, and executives has diligently curated this list of providers and believe that from this issue, businesses would be able to gather invaluable insights in determining their best document management partner.