Intranets for Higher Education. How Liferay DXP is a Game Changer

K12, Higher Ed and other learning centers are embracing integrated learning and automated technologies to offer students and teachers with a comprehensive educational experience. But having the right technology is just not enough. It needs to be supported with smart and actionable strategies. On the surface, the objective of an intranet is as an enabler offering relief to the life of users and stakeholders in doing their job. Hence, identifying what right components to choose, what processes...

Rahul Nair, July 19, 2017 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Liferay DXP vs. Liferay 7 (Community Edition). What’s the Difference?

This has been a recurring question among customers when they are evaluating Liferay and we have been point by point explaining why Liferay DXP is such a better option compared to its community alternative. I recently wondered why this question keeps popping up in these meetings. So I decided to do a quick search and found that there is no easy differentiation offered to end users. So here in this post I have outlined the definitive benefits on why you should prefer DXP over Liferay 7....

Sanket Kurumbhatte, February 07, 2017 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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A closer look at the benefits of Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

With the DXP version release, Liferay has made a paradigm shift on its fundamental offering. With this release, Liferay has now  defined a roadmap to take on the technology trends of tomorrow like microservices,  digital experience management, smarter and quicker build management. In this write up, we will pick some of the new offerings of Liferay DXP and explore them in details. Modularity: This effectively means that each module (feature) of Liferay is now...

Shivani Singh, August 29, 2016 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Workforce Transformation in Digital Era

Technology has entered every facet of life today and every enterprise has successfully implemented it in order to gain competitive edge in the market. One such area where technology has provided huge gains is workforce management. It is not uncommon for companies to tweak their strategies by restructuring their workforce with innovative digital solutions, so that employees all across the globe can collaborate seamlessly without a drop in efficiency or cost savings. What is ‘digital’...

Chandni Bhagchandani, June 08, 2016 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Analyze Your Data with Open Source Platform

Today enterprises have to be more cautious in making decisions & are interested in tacit information in the form of graphical representation & analytics. The broadening on the Business Intelligence space has definitely offered an advantage. Though, what is often forgotten is any good data analysis tool is as good as how the analyzed data could be represented. This is why I think INTELLIGENCE REPRESENTATION must be the priority for every organization. There are two facets of this...

Sumit Sadda, April 28, 2016 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Get Your Intranet to Elevate Employee Engagement

Intranets have evolved tremendously over the last few years. What started initially as a simple online notice board, is today increasingly used to drive multiple KPIs across different teams as well as overall, at an organization level. In addition they have transformed into appealing portals with stunning interfaces that improves the stickiness of the portal up by a notch. Enter 2016, and your company’s corporate intranet will not be much different from the popular social media platforms. You...

Priyankap Sharma, March 28, 2016 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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The Digital Transformation in Education: University in Ghana embraced the Journey

Digital transformation defined as – the use of technology to radically improve performance or reach of enterprises – is creating a lot of buzz in tech-savvy fraternity. Google trends shows that there is 200% rise in the searches around digital transformation in 2015. Organizations are heavily investing in the digital transformation initiatives because of two main reasons: Customer Experience and Operational Processes. It is essential step of organizations to stay connected to the employees,...

Sanket Patel, March 23, 2016 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration, Enterprise Content Management

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10 Application Use Cases of Liferay

As businesses continue to grapple with communication and collaboration issues, enterprise portals have emerged as the modern day solution to these challenges, with these characteristics: 1. Support any device, anywhere access to extranet, intranet with speed, relevance, and ease of deployment 2. Provide interactive powerful search and collaboration channels such as forums, chats and gamification with help of secure role based access 3. Overall deployment and maintenance should eliminate...

Rahul Nair, November 05, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Economies of Scale Enabled by Multi-tenancy in Liferay

With increased emphasis on cost cutting among mid-sized and larger organisations, multi-tenancy of software has come up to be a legitimate way of reducing IT cost overheads without compromising operations. Let’s take a deeper dive into what this concept is and how Liferay can be utilized to achieve operational efficiency. What is Multi-tenancy in Software? Multi-tenancy is a reference to the mode of operation of software where multiple independent instances of one or multiple applications...

Rahul Nair, November 04, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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7 Essentials to Consider for an Employee Intranet Portal

What your Intranet finally evolves to, is really up to your imagination. You can either have it as a one page welcome board flashing on everyone’s screen, or go to a more detailed and powerful level of credential based access, sharing, collaboration and engagement tool, built to propel your company’s growth aspirations. The good thing about an Intranet is that its range of functionalities can be expanded or reduced based on the enterprise business need and employee preferences. However, there...

Ranjit Shankar, October 08, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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