Re: What do you use for File management?

Subject: Re: What do you use for File management?
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Rick <rickrett -at- rocketmail -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 11:25:47 -0800 (PST)

Rick...what volumes are you talking about...volume is very important
in this evaluation. Documentum can do everything you want and more.
However, unless you have thousands of documents and high activity, it
may be overkill.

--- Rick <rickrett -at- rocketmail -dot- com> wrote:

> A division of my old company just got sold off to a company with
> nothing in place to adequately store documents. I have the
> opportunity to start fresh with a document management system of my
> choice, but I don't know where to start.
> Obviously, we want to keep revision control. I also would like to
> have workflow capabilities to manage reviews and possibly push docs
> to an external web server when approved. Anyway, here is my starter
> list of requirements. I'm not sure if I can find something that
> does everything, but I thought I'd put it out to this group for
> some advice.
> RequirementsRevision Control
> Document archive/repository
> Workflow management - w/ ability to track electronic sign off
> Batch processing w/ parent/child association
> Access Control (internal and external) w/ defined privileges and
> reporting feature
> Multiple user group definitions
> Cross platform interface (web interface would be great)
> API (software development kit to make customizations)
> Search Tool that crosses categories
> Ability to tie into website
> Ability to tie into CCS
> Ability to securely bi-direction transfer documents w/ customers
> Can you tell me what you are currently using and pros and cons?

John Posada
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