Consepsys Document Control Salary Survey

In case you missed it, document control training company Consepsys released their yearly document control survey several months ago for 2020. Survey facts right from the Consepsys website: The survey is a benchmark of Document Control professionals remunerations,...

September 2020 New Release Notification

DocBoss is happy to announce our most recent release update for September 2020 that is available to all DocBoss customers. Here are the highlights: Sub-Supplier Portal The sub-supplier portal provide a secure location for your vendors to upload (and download)...

The Cost of Mistakes In Document Control

The frustration (and additional cost) arrives when each and every minor mistake/variation trigger the document rejection / resubmission process. A lack of empowerment at the document control function leads to frustration in the supplier community. Further, once a...

Document Control Tips: Compilations

As the last step in the project document process, most jobs require some compiled set of documents for final submission. Enter the Databook. Configurability is key, as your customers have a wide variety of expectations for databook outputs. Bookmarks, hyperlinks,...

Document Control Tip: Procedures and Structure

Based on research we’ve done with suppliers of process equipment and the EPCs they serve, here are two things suppliers can do to improve their document control work. Procedures Establish more rigorous internal document control procedures. If you have no...

Document Control Tip: Cover Sheets

Let DocBoss append the cover sheets to every document, on every submission. By uploading your customers cover sheet template to the DocBoss system, you relinquish all of the manual work of completing the cover sheets to the system. DocBoss builds the cover sheets and...

Do you manufacture or sell pumps?

The typical pump order generally has fewer overall tags than instrumentation/valve orders, but the documentation required per tag increases significantly. Engineering and Quality Departments are heavily involved in the process, and expediting documents (from...

Document Control Tip: Documentation Costs

Suppliers often roll the costs for document control into the overall project cost. While this is suitable for large custom equipment – the costs for document control quickly become unsupportable for high volume, smaller equipment. The DocBoss quote module allows users...