Re: Anybody heard of PC Docs?

Subject: Re: Anybody heard of PC Docs?
From: "Walker, Arlen P" <Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 1998 13:29:38 -0600

Apparently this is a document-management package; it may also have
some editing/formatting capability. Our legal department (major
southeastern US utility company) is going to force us to adopt it as
a standard, if rumor is to be believed.

We looked at it a few years ago. As I recall its features, it won't do much
for a doc department. (The difference between "document management" and
"documentation management" is subtle but meaningful.) It's a great system
for tracking the paper that's inevitably generated by business practices
(PO's, requests, memos, etc.) but I wouldn't want to depend upon it for
version control in a documentation project.

Legal departments are prime users of PC DOCS; it's great at tracking
depositions, evidence, disclosures, etc. Its strong points are in the
indexing and retrieval areas.


Have fun,
Arlen
Chief Managing Director In Charge, Department of Redundancy Department
DNRC 224

Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- Com
----------------------------------------------
In God we trust; all others must provide data.
----------------------------------------------
Opinions expressed are mine and mine alone.
If JCI had an opinion on this, they'd hire someone else to deliver it.




Previous by Author: Re: Do I need a licence to use JPEG (.JPG) file format comme
Next by Author: Re[2]: Copyright Infringement and Frames [OFF, possibly]
Previous by Thread: Anybody heard of PC Docs?
Next by Thread: Re: Anybody heard of PC Docs?


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads