Microsoft Office Integration
Edit and save your policy revisions directly inside Word, Excel or PowerPoint and PowerDMS™ will automatically update your documents.
Fast, Paperless Distribution
Why chance a paper cut sorting through stack after stack when you can go digital? PowerDMS™ will save you time—and sanity—when you need to distribute a slew of important documents to your team. Oh, and less paper means a cleaner, greener environment.
Electronic Signature Capturing
Collect the signatures you need without wasting time tracking employees down. PowerDMS™ captures signatures electronically, and will even alert team members when their signatures are about to expire to guarantee everyone is always up-to-date.
Know when it’s your turn to chime in on a crucial document without passing policies from desk to desk. PowerDMS™’s workflow process is complete with helpful next-step intelligent progression, multiple-feedback selection and direct-to-publish capabilities.
Your employees are accustomed to using search engines online to find what they are looking for, so why not apply this to your library of policies and procedures? With PowerDMS™, an intelligent search returns documents with words found in the title, description or body of the document. How easy is that?
Write, Revise and Archive Policies
Create new policies and procedures or upload existing documents with PowerDMS™. Editing documents in a pinch is a cinch when previous versions and revisions are always archived, guaranteeing you’ll never lose track of what was in effect when.
What is Policy Management?
Policy as a Priority
We owe so much to policies: your coworkers have to take regular showers, not rifle through your personal belongings and are expected to be sober at the office. A workplace without policies can blur the boundaries of professionalism and common courtesy, opening the door to chaos, risk and bad business. Much like the way laws govern our behaviors and protect us from unnecessary harm, policies provide structure, stability and a measuring stick for the highest standard of quality.
4 components of the best policy management
Establishing Policy - Whether it’s a brand new policy or an update to an existing one, every policy needs an owner that is responsible for the document’s content and lifecycle. When writing policies for an organization, voice, format and reading level should be consistent to be sure they’re simple and easily understood by all employees. Once your policy is approved, it’s time to publish it in PowerDMS™.
Communicating Policy - Getting the word out on your policies starts with PowerDMS™. Employees can log in to the system, read policies and procedures that apply to them, be trained on them, take tests relating to them and sign off on them. Well-written policies are a great foundation, but they need to be communicated and understood to be effective. Make your organization’s policies clearer by adding videos, images and other resources with PowerDMS™.
Monitoring Policy - Now that your organization’s policies are written and published, you need to monitor them for compliance. Policies should always be followed, but it’s important not to expect perfection 100 percent of the time. Keep track and document exceptions and deviations for future reference.
Reviewing Policy - Policies should be reviewed regularly by the document owner—even if the policy has not changed. What you determined was suitable in a policy this year may present risk the next. During this review process, situations of noncompliance should be assessed to determine if it’s back to the drawing board for that policy.
Why PowerDMS™ Policy?
Developed in 2000, PowerDMS™ is a leading solution in the compliance, accreditation and general risk management arena. With over 600 customers, the Policy feature is a scalable model suitable for any high-liability organization around the world.. Read more about PowerDMS™
With features spanning the entire document lifecycle—from policy creation using plain templates to the publishing and archiving processes—you won’t need a secondary solution to keep up top-notch policy management. Our support team delivers customer feedback directly to our developers who then fill PowerDMS™ to the brim with solutions to fit your every need.
Whether you’re interested in hosting with PowerDMS™ because of limited internal IT support or you value the peace of mind that comes with our secure data-storage centers, our hosted SaaS model is second to none. For in-house use, PowerDMS™ will sync with your organization’s existing Active Directory, making set-up a breeze. Flexible product choices, simple install methods and friendly support all make us the best. Ask us how we can assist your organization
We see the big picture without forgetting about the details along the way. PowerDMS™ continues to have dedicated product support for our policy and procedure management, while developing key, integrated features to do away with the need for multiple software applications. See more