Drawing Management Solutions

The biggest difference between a Drawing Management System and a Document Management System is that Drawing Management is primarily concerned with large formats documents or drawings including Computer Aided Design (CAD) documents.

Target Industries

This market for drawing management systems is different from document management systems.

Listed here are primary drawing management areas:

  • Manufacturing
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Records Information Management (RIM)
  • Government
  • Utilities
Applications for Drawing Management Systems
  • Electronic Data Management (EDM)
  • Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
  • Product Data Management (PDM)
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
  • Collaborative Project View
  • View and Markup Session tracking
  • Protect Intellectual Data
  • Redaction
  • Records Archiving
  • ISO Compliance
  • Safety and Environment Compliance
  • Plant and Facility Design Management
  • Engineering Change Notification
Essential features for Drawing Management
  1. Integrated Document management of all relevant documents in relation to each Project i.e. MS Word, MS Excel
  2. Revision Control
  3. The ability to view onscreen the difference between one revision and the next revision
  4. Full Text Search
  5. Version Control
  6. Audit Trail
  7. Redlining/Markup
  8. Check In/Check Out
  9. Layer Display
  10. Annotations
  11. Web Viewer
  12. Very Fast Display of large format documents
  13. Scan Measurement tool for 2D scale calibration
  14. Bird’s eye view
  15. CAD Conversion tools
  16. CD viewer for distribution
  17. Title block extraction for Searching
  18. OCR
  19. Compression on large size documents
  20. Application Programming Interface
  21. Native File Viewing
  22. Simple Ratio Interface
  23. JAVA Interface for Ricoh A0 hardware
  24. Cabinet, folder and document Security

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