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WOW! A Quarter Million Documents (and Counting!)

In case you’re wondering, there IS such a thing as a document management geek. Meet Chuck Eby, VP of Finance at Light Efficient Design (LED), a manufacturer of energy-smart LED commercial retrofit lighting products. “My love of document management (or content management, if you want to call it that) goes back almost 20 years when […]


Document Management Stinks

Every organization has a document management system. Most of them stink – robbing the business of time, space and money. Evil. But necessary. Many still stuff paper in an ever growing farm of filing cabinets. Others use their individual email software to house and organize things electronically. Still others are saving their documents into folders […]


Revision Control and Dash DDX

Did you ever need to track different versions – or revisions – of a document? You are not alone… This is really common in engineering settings with drawings and work instructions. Its also critical for ISO-certified companies that need to ensure that each revision of a document or work instruction is tracked adequately, and that […]


Dash Hack: Avoid the oops

Protecting the original from the office’s notorious “oopsie” over-writer How  many times have you lost something valuable because someone else has overwritten one of your documents. Maybe you’ve done this on occasion yourself. An innocent edit, then a click of the save button and poof – its too late to go back. There is a really […]



Not all PDF’s are created equal

If might seem like PDF’s are all the same. That’s their evil plan! You’re supposed to think that. But, the PDF specification is pretty broad and allows for some pretty radical differences in the way they are constructed. It’s a great framework for developers wishing to create software to consistently display documents across many platforms. […]