Term Definition
Document management system
A document management system (DMS) is a computer system (or a set of computer programs) used to track and store electronic documents and/or images of paper documents. The term has some overlap with the concept of Content Management Systems. It is often viewed as a component of Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECM, see http://www.aiim.org/What-is-ECM-Enterprise-Content-Management.aspx) and related to Digital Asset Management, Document imaging, Workflow systems and Records Management systems.