What is Document Management in SharePoint 2013?

In any big organisation, document management has become a norm and must too. Its gives you an overall idea on how to organize your documents in a SharePoint site. The following are the key features which are the must to have when you go for document management in SharePoint 2013 sites.

Governance Policy:

Groups Members Access Level
Owners
Contributors
Reviewers

Work Flows:

Specify different change request approval process and steps, including flow charts.

Metadata Navigation:

Specify different filter to find content in lists and libraries by using a navigation tree.

Document Set:

Specify Document set helps to manage group of documents as a single entity

Document Content Types:

Specify the Document Content Types to where the documents are organized into a hierarchy that lets one content type inherit its characteristics from another content type. This inheritance enables classes of documents to share characteristics across an organization.

Flow of Document Content:

Document management solution is always dynamic, moving from one site to another as needed to meet users’ needs. When you plan document libraries, therefore, you need to plan the flow of content from one library or site to another

Versioning, content approval, and check-outs:

Specify how to use versioning, content approval, and check-out in EH&S Portal to control document versions throughout their life cycle.

Co-Authoring Functionality:

Specify how to use Co-Authoring Features based on user’s needs.Co-Authoring simplifies collaboration by enabling multiple users to work productively on the same document without intruding on one another’s work or locking one another out.

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