Why is Document Control so Painful?

Every company submitting documents to an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) partner faces the same problems: large volumes of manual work, coupled with complex (or unclear) expectations and procedures. This often leads to time-consuming rework,...

How Many Does It Take?

No, this is not a take-off on the old “how many engineers does it take to change a light bulb” but rather how do we determine how many Document Controllers it takes to staff a project. In some senses, this question does not have an empirical answer but it is common to...

Areas of Improvement for Suppliers

Based on the results of our survey Supplier vs EPC, Why is Vendor Documentation so Painful? the following are suggested areas of improvement for EPCs: Deliverables management EPCs should take more care to trim vendor data requirement lists (VDRL), prior to inclusion...

DocBoss Comparison Page

We recently redesigned the DocBoss website and one of the newest additions to the site is the DocBoss comparison page. This page (see screenshot above) is a very detailed overview of how DocBoss compares as a document control tool to its main competitors, one (or...