Policy Code: 
Effective Date: 
Sunday, May 14, 2006
Revision Number: 
Last Reviewed: 
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Version Control: 
This standard supersedes Standard STD013-01


To share knowledge and data, coordinate training, promote user groups and reduce cost of training and purchase of development tools/languages.


All new document management initiatives shall use an Enterprise Repository as identified in Appendix A.


Stored records shall be indexed to allow search and retrieval across the enterprise.


This standard applies to all executive branch state agencies excluding the University Systems Office and other higher education institutions, i.e. campuses and agricultural and research centers.


Document Management Initiative
A formal process of researching and planning for deployment or integration of production level EDMS technologies.
Document Management
Technology for managed storage and retrieval of system generated documents or objects in their native format. Generally deployed as part of an EDMS.
EDMS - Electronic Document Management System
A collection of enabling technologies used to create, index, capture, store, retrieve, and manage electronic objects. Technologies generally included are document management, imaging, e-forms/forms processing, report management (COLD – Computer Output to Laser Disk), and workflow.
Enterprise Repository
A common environment, available to all agencies, designed to hold data, information and other digital objects. The repository may consist of multiple solutions providing a secure centralized storage infrastructure.
A document, book, paper, photograph, sound recording or other material, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received pursuant to law or in connection with the transaction of official business. Library and museum material made or acquired and preserved solely for reference or exhibition purposes, extra copies of documents preserved only for convenience of reference and stocks of publications and of processed documents are not included within the definition of records.


Refer to the EDMS Best Practices document.


Non-compliance with this standard shall be reported to the Office of the State Auditor.

Appendix A

Enterprise Repository

  1. FileNet

Drafted By

Data Architecture