How Do You Handle Metadata?

One of the more frustrating aspects of document control involves the manual nature of the work. In our recent Supplier vs EPC survey, we discovered that the single most important factor to EPC respondents is accuracy and formatting of the data they receive. One aspect...

Document Control Tip: Custom Headers and Footers

When submitting many documents and many pages, it is often beneficial to add headers and footers to every submitted page. While working on each individual document can be extremely time-consuming (and error prone) DocBoss allows you to simple define what data fields...

What Can EPCs Do Better?

How can the EPCs that you serve provide better information to you up front before the start of a project? EPCs should take more care to trim vendor data requirement lists (VDRL), prior to inclusion in RFPs. Supplier experience sees irrelevant document requirements...

Document Control Tip: Procedures and Training

A lack of proper execution leads directly to more stringent submission requirements on the next project. It is our assumption that formal procedures are not common at supplier organizations. We suggest suppliers need to put more focus on building formal document...