SAP Document Management System (DMS) is a offering within SAP ERP set suited to plant maintenance environments.
It provides robust document and content management capabilities. It provides sophisticated tools and functionalities that avoids data redundancy and maintains data consistency. It is accessible by the SAP User Interfaces and has rich search functionality, versioning and automatic classification.
SAP DMS is suited to customers who seek a robust document management capability in Enterprise Asset Management on a limited budget.
It also suits those seeking to integrate ArchiveLink certified solutions into SAP.
Existing SAP user licenses will allow access to the SAP DMS module – no additional licenses are required ensuring a lower cost of ownership and improved ROI.
There are no maintenance fees for SAP DMS as the license and maintenance is covered in the normal SAP user licenses.
DMS is part of your SAP ERP solution and is easily be activated and configured to link with SAP business objects such as Bill of Materials, material masters (parts), process plans, engineering change masters, and production orders. In SAP EAM for example, DMS provides the necessary structures to seamlessly print Work Order job papers.
Link to other SAP objects, such as: Materials, Equipment and Customer
Engineering change management with integrated workflow
– SAP Business Workflow
– Document Structures
– Internet application functions
– Distribution via ALE
Any workstation application available including CAD systems via SAP-CAD interface. Archiving available using SAP ArchiveLink or Knowledge Provider
SAP DMS enables the capture and management of a variety of content formats, from Microsoft Office files to CAD models, drawings and multi-media files. Version and revision control endures one source of truth, whilst the integrated workflow capability make sure that the right user will have the right information on the right time.
Better document management gives improved regulatory compliance and security for crucial business documents.
Easy retrieval and full text search enable discovery and decision making. Search for and display documents (original application files) via the Internet/intranet.
Many of our consultants have been configuring SAP DMS since the early 2000s for asset intensive customers. Our experience extends across SAP DMS with the SAP Content Server and SAP DMS integration with third party solutions.
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