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Portals: Necessary But Not Self-sufficient
Having moved beyond its original role as a standalone presentation layer to become a part of a larger technology stack, the portal is now considered part of a

internal computer parts there purpose  individuals. It is the internal equivalent of the general-purpose portal on a company's corporate Web site. Aptly named, portals open a window of communication between enterprise applications and communities of customers, partners, content providers, advertisers, and, in most cases, the general public. Furthermore, enterprise information portals (EIP) provide windows into enterprise information, applications, and processes Leading enterprise applications vendors have made moves to adopt Internet portal

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internal computer parts there purpose  customer knowledge, financial performance, internal business processes, etc. BSC is a central list of pre-defined numbers, which show each key part of an organization's success. BSC focus on strategic views of management goals, and then hold people accountable for what management has set. Through BSC, managers at all levels monitor results in their key business areas. Dashboard A BI dashboard is a user interface that somewhat resembles an automobile's dashboard and organizes and presents information in a Read More

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internal computer parts there purpose  to security originate from internal sources, not from external sources. In other words, threats emanate from known and controllable causes. In a Web-based system, it is unknown where a potential hacker is from; for all we know, he may be in a country far away, where we do not have any influence or recourse for justice. As we strengthen security tools, so are the hackers improving their trade. Thus, it is a constant race between software developers and hackers. Caught in between are businesses—paying Read More

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