An electronic document management system (EDMS) is a software system used for storing and organizing different types of digital documents. It stores the documents in one central place or repository for an organization.
Electronic document management systems is able to automatically index large quantities of documents and store them digitally. It can store scanned documents, import, organize and store emails and their attachments. It can also move and store documents from windows application
An electronic document management systems return on investment (ROI) can be felt in a company with a large number of departments or branches. It streamlines the document workflows and improves communication across different departments or branches. This speeds up work processes. For a small company this will not be viable.