File Management for Engineering Firms - Best Practices
To ascertain the best way to manage files/folders for an internal file server for an engineering firms with a view to reducing the search time.
Engineering Folder Structure
- There are a number of structures that engineering folders can take. The first sample outlines the structure for project startup, design, planning, contract, procurement, health & safety, technical, QAQC, and compliance.
- According to Hicks et al., (figure 1) files can be saved in a drive with up to 3-4 tiers of folders and sub-folders.
- In this sample, there is a folder for admin, clients, finance, and products.
Best Practices for Folder Structure
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