Document Control in 2020

As the new year begins, perhaps you’ve started thinking about what you can do better in 2020. Over the years, we’ve learned a number of things about document control and the processes companies use to deal with it. A lack of empowerment at the document...

What is a VDR?

Purchasers often define the type of documents that vendors must supply as part of the supply contract. The Vendor Document Requirements (or VDR) is the list of those document types. Each line typically includes a document code, description, and delivery timeline (e.g....

What it’s like to be a Document Controller

We came across an interesting video on YouTube called What it’s like to be a Document Controller that involves a short interview with a document controller who works in the UK. A few interesting points are mentioned by the interviewee: She refers to the need for...

Can I use Sharepoint for Document Control?

INTRA vs INTER company document control Controlling documents which are edited only inside your company is the focus for most document solutions. From the days before document control software, we saved files with the revision embedded in the file name. This allowed...