Enterprise systems have seen a boom in implementation since the 1990s. Available as big systems and as stand-alone modules, they have changed the way businesses function. Implementing an enterprise system has made businesses pause, have a look at their current product and processes and improve their internal and external offerings. The very fact that statements such as ‘single version of the truth’ has become common business parlance can be credited to the widespread use of enterprise systems. It refers to the way enterprise systems manage data, provide real-time access across systems and helps users across locations retrieve and use data. This white paper takes a brief look at enterprise systems, documentation and more importantly, document management system and how it features at the core of any enterprise system.