OpenText Portal

Delivering a better, smarter Web experience

In today’s economy, where competition is fierce, businesses stand to benefit from implementing an enterprise-class portal that provides consistent access to tools that improve productivity, fuel innovation, and improve customer satisfaction. Enterprise portals can engage employees, partners, customers, and prospects along the entire customer life cycle.

OpenText Portal (formerly Vignette Portal) provides a highly scalable and efficient means of aggregating content and applications for use across a variety of initiatives inside and outside the firewall.

Benefits

Presenting your brand, services and marketing campaigns to the Web, OpenText Portal delivers highly personalized Web and mobile sites with rich content and applications, enabling you to:

  • improve efficiencies,
  • deliver higher user satisfaction, and
  • engage more diverse audiences both inside and outside your firewalls.

Portals help drive business efficiency

The OpenText Portal applied to an enterprise content-centric experience can enhance your organization’s productivity by simplifying your information technology environment while enabling you to take advantage of your existing investments. The OpenText Portal provides the ability to aggregate your existing ECM suite solutions to help create a seamless and engaging enterprise mashup user experience.  OpenText Portal empowers a rapid mashup and composite application creation via a point and click-driven tool that enables users to combine Web services, repository data, and user interfaces in meaningful ways to create valuable business applications without IT intervention.

Benefits include:

  • Reduce the total cost of ownership across the IT landscape
  • Improve employee, partner, and customer access to information, promoting better decision making
  • Remove reliance on IT to help improve business agility
  • Create and deploy mashups and composite applications to create meaningful and engaging experiences
  • Extend access by enabling mobile Web site and application delivery
  • Improve access to enterprise content and collaboration

Portals help deliver more profitable and responsive Web sites

The OpenText Portal applied to a customer-centric Web experience can help to improve your organization’s ability to predict and respond to market dynamics. Creating Web sites that deliver personalization can help make your site stickier by delivering content in the right context. The OpenText portal can help connect the right people in an organization to rapidly react to trends by listening to your communities’ conversations. OpenText Portal's point-and-click configuration simplifies the task of customizing one or many Web sites, putting layout and page management in the hands of marketing and business users, not IT. Business users can create highly informative and engaging Web pages by simply selecting portlets from OpenText’s library of over 200 portlets.

Benefits include:

  • Increase customer engagement and improve partner relationships
  • Deploy micro sites and global initiatives with ease
  • Create a contextual and personalized experience with dynamically targeted content and user interface elements
  • Improve self service to Increase loyalty and satisfaction
  • Increase revenue by providing the ability to attract, retain, and convert more high value customers

Portals help empower user engagement and conversations

The OpenText Portal applied to a social-centric Web experience can help empower organizations to engage with their customers, employees, and partners. OpenText Portal's pre-defined social portlets, along with advanced segmentation and targeting capabilities, enable the creation of highly interactive and contextual online experiences that meet the demands of today’s Web 2.0 empowered employees, partners, and customers. Making your user experience more social draws users back to your site again and again by offering them the valuable and relevant information they want. It provides two-way interaction between your customers and knowledge workers via social media networks to increase customer satisfaction and lower help desk costs.

Benefits include:

  • Provide social media on existing sites or create new community sites
  • Improve employee efficiency by increasing findability of relevant and meaningful content based on a user’s context
  • Engage visitors and increase conversions to improve ROI
  • React rapidly to trends by listening to your communities’ conversations
  • Improve customer service and loyalty by providing customers an online community where they can express and share their opinions

OpenText Content Server Portlets

OpenText Portlets for Content Server is a library of portlets that allow users to interact with one or more Content Server instances from within Open Text Portal managed web pages; allowing users to stay within the context of their portlets while leveraging the document management capabilities of Content Server.

  • Users can navigate one or more Content Servers, access their ‘Enterprise and Personal Workspaces.
  • User can create and manage folders and documents while staying in context of their employee intranet, extranet or internet web site.
  • Users can associate additional metadata such as categories and define optional and required Content Server attributes for documents and folders to help better identify, track and find content.
  • It provides the ability for Content Server customers to implement alternative user interfaces to improve usability and efficiency.
  • It provides the ability for customers to create composite applications that merge Content Server content with other applications and data to create a single point of access to all corporate data, process and applications
  • It provides organizations the ability to configure rules and conditions that define which documents are dynamically selected and displayed, providing content that is contextually relevant.
  • It offers several display views and custom user interfaces that can be applied to reflect an organization’s brand and style.

OpenText Portlets for SharePoint

OpenText Portlets for SharePoint provides a common presentation system that allows multiple and disparate Microsoft SharePoint instances to be accessed and managed within a single user experience. Portlets provide the ability for organizations to create composite mash-up applications and views based on Microsoft SharePoint content. End users have the option to select preconfigured views, create new views, or filter personalized list views.

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