" The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don't really even notice it, so it's part of everyday life."- Bill Gates
A portal is a web system that has the needed features to identify the users and make sure they are who they say they are. It also gives them an easy, personalized and user friendly way to move along information and services that are of interest to the users. The organization that creates the portal will have a system that gives a variety of functions for said organization to put together many different avenues of information, making them available to the various users according to their specific interests and needs. Therefore, the main reason to set up a portal is bring all the information and resources that are available to these users in a way that is effective.There are some functions and features that a portal should have. These include:
Portal development is one way to bring together the different web-based applications to support the delivery of information and services by a system that is convenient, effective, and unified. This system gives users easy access to the information needed. As the web applications to support the way the information and services are delivered to the users can be erected by different groups in an organization, it is crucial to make the right choice of a platform. Organizations that have elected to create a portal have been quite satisfied with the results.