A well-known point of access to many different resources, presented in a consistent, integrated and personalized manner.
Key Benefits and Capabilities of Enterprise Portal s User Perspective Dynamic experience Collaboration Customization Personalization Engaging UI Single Sign-on People Awareness Integration “ at the glass” Secure Access, SSO Role-based Deployment Scalability & Reliability Administration Navigation Application interfaces Aggregation IT Perspective Other web content CRM Application Databases Content Management eHR Web Services Syndicated Content Collaboration
** IDC, Worldwide Enterprise Portal Software 2006-2010 Forecast Update and 2005 Vendor Shares: When Less is More. #202688, Kathleen Quirk, July 2006.
Best Java Enterprise Portal Technology Readers choice Award INFORMATION INTEGRATION PLATFORMS & PORTALS Performance Management Portals and Knowledge Management Dashboard Framework 2006 CRN Channel Champion Best Development tool IBM WebSphere Portal Best Enterprise Portal Platform - WebSphere Portal
Market Leadership – Gartner’s View WebSphere Portal now ranked as Market Leader in Gartner's 2008 MQ for Enterprise Portals. Leadership position held for 6 consecutive years.
Improved response times – AJAX, REST, client–side aggregation, C2A
Enhanced flexibility – easy end user customization through drag & drop, Google gadgets, etc.
Smart markup and dynamic menus through semantic tags
Drive Innovation and Productivity through Social Software
Lotus Connections portlets
Quickr blogs, wikis, and forums
Improve time to value, time to market
Business user situational application development through the Portlet Pallette, drag & drop page composition, and composite application templates
Business user contribution of WCM content
More assets (REST, ATOM, gadgets) available to choose from.
Remember me Customer identification with your website can increase loyalty The site recognizes me without login… … requires user authentication… Access to sensitive service or operation,... … before access is provided.
An open, comprehensive development environment for building e-business applications
Portal Tools are fully integrated to support portal and portlet development
Provides Portal Test Environment
IBM WebSphere Portlet Factory Speeds SOA Value and Deployment of WebSphere Portal
Automation for multi-page, complex portlets without coding – speeds development/deployment
Change simplified for evolving business requirements – increases efficiency of IT, LOB and users
Reuse for generation of new portlets from existing portlet models on demand – serve more business and user requirements for more value
SOA for integration/delivery of existing applications and portlet interfaces as reusable services – flexibility for increased ROI
Using the tool [Portlet Factory] also saved Allmerica $1 million in development costs, Clifton adds. The technology enabled Allmerica to build the portal in four months, whereas using API technology would have taken about 16 months, he estimates. Mike Clifton, Vice President of IT, Allmerica Insurance Source: Insurance & Technology , May 2005 http://www.insurancetech.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=160906146
Build Real-time Personalized Dashboards Sales Vice President Regional Mgr Local Sales Mgr Alerts personalized Scorecard shows regional info only Data filter adapts Graph displays revenue for selected office Scorecard shows office info only
Workplace Dashboard Framework is a set of reusable assets, robust administration tools, and dashboard-specific features that speed the creation of custom dashboards. Repository of Reusable Design Components Record List & Detail Hierarchy Drill Down Status Indicator Status Page Summary Row Summary & Drilldown Query Filter
Volkswagen AG Faced with rising complexity within its supplier-facing processes, Volkswagen needed to make its procurement employees more productive to stay ahead of the competition Challenge “ We need knowledgeable workers who can focus their energies on high-value activities and driving new efficiencies, spending as little time as possible seeking and wading through information.” - Dr. Martin Hoffman, Group Executive Director for Purchasing Process and Information Management, Volkswagen AG Customer Quote 20 percent increase in procurement staff productivity Achieved 100% payback within one year Significant decreases in materials purchasing and inventory costs Value An On Demand Workplace that includes an enterprise wide portal for employees and suppliers whose sensing, analytic and workflow capabilities have radically streamlined the way employees access and act on information Solution
Architecture Overview WebSphere Portal V6.1 Portal Database(s) User profile Database LDAP Directorie(s) Page Aggregation Themes and skins Page Handler Dynamic UI Manager Rules Portlet Container and Services Portlet API Content access Search Portlet Preference Collab- oration AJAX Proxy Web clipper Admin Site Admin Credential Vault Single Sign-on XML Access Portal Script REST / APP J2EE JCA Web Services EJB JMS JDBC Servlet Security Caching Enterprise Data, Applications, Internet Content Process Server Remote portlet producer AUTHENTICATION Desktop and mobile Browsers, Mashups and offline Clients Remote portlet consumer Policy Portal Model Template Composition Component Handler Application Runtime AUTHORIZATION Feed Provider JSR286 WSRP 1.0 + 2.0 WSRP 1.0 + 2.0 Widgets . .