Expectations and benefits vary from one organization to another depending on their sector of activity, their context, their objectives and their stakes.
Sectors of activity: In certain fields, the document represents the added value of the activity. For example, design offices and engineering departments produce plans, calculation notes, and other technical documents. This is their core business. A lack of control of deadlines, costs, quality of documents amounts to a degraded overall performance. In other areas such as maintenance or construction and construction, the document is an essential working tool. A version error or confusion can have disastrous consequences. Finally, in all organizations, “support” processes such as administrative, accounting, management, rely on data and documents to store and transmit useful information. Document control helps reduce costs and improve performance.