An Investigation into using a

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An Investigation into using a
Document Management System


Presented by: Bijal Rana




Supervisor: John Ebden




Outline


Project Description


Requirements


The use of a Document Management
System


Design Considerations


Expected Output


Project Description


To create a website for Rhodes, that in
essence will be a Document Management
System (DMS)


What is Document Management?


The main objective of the DMS would be:


Allow sharing of documents between
departments at Rhodes


Requirements


The requirements are as follows:


User access must be controlled


Access Control List


Users should log in and only see information
relevant to them


Separate folders and sections must be created
for each department


Why use a DMS?


It facilitates communication and sharing


Reduces document management costs


It allows for the storage, management and
distribution of documents


Allows for easier retrieval of documents


Design Considerations

The tools that I will be using:



PHP


SQL database


HTML


Microsoft IIS


Internet Information server



PHP


Stands for Hypertext Pre
-
processor


Syntax similar to C and Perl


Open source, server
-
side scripting language


Can embed PHP in HTML pages


Easy to maintain and update compare to
ASP and Perl


Advantages of PHP



Offers excellent connectivity to most
databases like


MySQL, Oracle and ODBC


Cross platform compatibility


Apache, Microsoft and Netscape


Open Source


Microsoft IIS


A file and web application server that can
be used on a LAN , WAN, or the Internet.


Can be installed on



Windows NT Server 4.0,



Windows 2000 Server



Windows.NET server


The Expected Output


A system that



controls the user access and the viability of
information on integrated website



gives individual users and departmental
workgroups the ability to quickly find, share
and access all document types


Questions