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Old November 27, 2016, 10:31 AM
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Default Re: Document Tracking and Control?

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Originally Posted by Leanora Buckley View Post
What's a good way of tracking documents and helping them with the process of creation to approval? I think we need one in my workplace and I'm planning to make a proposal for a budget approval. Is there a software for this?
From Wikipdia:
The review process typically follows these steps:
  1. Document created by owner/author
  2. Sections of the document which need further editing are shared with other authors (co-authors)
  3. Edits collated and input into the original document
  4. Document shared with other contributors (e.g. subject-matter experts, colleagues, partners, suppliers, and consultants) for review
  5. Contributors review the document. Typically this review includes:
    • Identifying typos
    • Identifying syntax & other grammatical errors
    • Altering content
    • Adding or deleting content
  6. Reviewed content is returned to the owner/author
  7. Owner/author inputs changes and comments to the document as appropriate
  8. The review cycle is completed
FROM Docsvault, this is an interactive infographic



http://www.docsvault.com/features/audit-trail-history/


And one good definition:


http://www.aiim.org/What-Is-Document-Imaging#


Hope this helps.


Gordon


PS. At Suarez Corporation Industries, they used envelopes which every time a document changed hands, it had to have a signature on it. These giant envelopes provided a trail of who handled the document.
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