• Office of the Comptroller

PowerDMS is now available for all MMARS and HR/CMS users!

The Office of the Comptroller is excited to announce that we have opened our new document management portal, PowerDMS, to all MMARS and HR/CMS users.

This is now the home for CTR policies, job aids, statewide training materials, and the Expenditure Classification Handbook. CTR job aids and statewide training materials will continue to remain on the CTR Intranet for the time being.

Login Instructions

Please follow these steps to log in and set up your PowerDMS password:*

  • Follow this link for the PowerDMS user login page

  • Select “Forgot Password”

  • Enter your work email as both your username and email address

  • Select "Continue"

  • You will receive an email to your work email account from alertservice@powerdms.com

  • Follow the prompts on how to set your password

  • Bookmark the PowerDMS link for easy access

*For those that are not on the mass.gov domain, please work with your IT department to ensure that alertservice@powerdms.com is not blocked from your agency’s domain.

Improved User Experience

PowerDMS is improving departments’ user experience by:

  • Providing an advanced search function that gives users a more tailored search result, and links directly to relevant CTR Policies and documents.

  • Facilitating research by making linked documents directly available in a screen side panel.

  • Highlighting relevant changes and updates when policies are updated or replaced.

  • Archiving and storing former versions of policies and other documents for ease of comparison.


To learn more about PowerDMS, please visit this link. To gain an understanding as how to navigate and use PowerDMS, including bookmarking and advance search, please review this job aid. For questions, please reach out to CTR’s Solution Desk at comptroller.info@mass.gov

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