Optimizing Engagement for Banking, Finance and Insurance Institutions with Liferay Portal

Landscape of Portals Today The current state of portal development is at a very exciting stage. Key portal technology leaders like Liferay have ensured a massive adoption of portals on an enterprise level, thanks to its intuitive interface and wide range of functionalities. Some of the popular ways in which portals are integrated into enterprise business systems include:  1. Sites (Intranets and Extranets) 2. Social Communities 3. Web and Enterprise Content 4. Contextual...

Hetal Patel, May 05, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Top 10 Reasons for Open Source ECM Migration

In this age of information overload, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) comes across as a viable means to manage organizational knowledge and document content in a strategic way. Be it storing, sharing and organizing, or preserving, retrieval and access, content needs to be managed throughout the content lifecycle – right from content creation, to its use and eventual disposal.   Industry experts endorse ECM to gain competitive advantage Gartner predicts that by 2016, 99% of Global...

Ranjit Shankar, April 10, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Liferay Audience Targeting – Enhancing Enterprise Portal Engagement by a Mile

The endeavor to provide a single-window view of enterprise wide information and knowledge assets has led to a frenzy of activity around the enterprise information portal development landscape. The current portal in a company consists of the following: Intranet or Extranet sites Social networking communities Web and enterprise content Enterprise search Business intelligence, insights and analytics Business apps The various applications need to provide a...

Nupur Patel, April 10, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Digital Employee Engagement Platforms for Businesses

The key to success in business is to have a connected, integrated and involved employee base. All over the world, enterprise-grade intranet portals are currently used in the digital workplace to improve synchronization, store corporate documents, policies and executive directives, and thus, bolster productivity. The right intranet portal can work wonders for your company, delivering tangible results and putting you in a firm position in this day and age of the digital workplace. Having an...

Sanket Patel, March 17, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration, Enterprise Content Management

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Leveraging Liferay to build an Intranet Portal

At CIGNEX Datamatics, we view Intranet as a viable medium to foster peer-to-peer collaboration and harness value-enhancing measures across the board in a company. Intranet has proven to be a highly effective channel to bring together employees distributed globally across departments, client verticals, all collaborating for corporate success. A good intranet portal needs to provide easy ways to access data and find other employees. It needs to deliver flawless outcomes on below key parameters -...

Nupur Patel, March 17, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Managing Corporate Information Assets with Efficient Enterprise Search & Retrieval

As a practice, Enterprise Search & Retrieval (ESR) has been around in a rudimentary form ever since computers and IT were employed for enterprise needs. However, with the massive explosion of data produced, shared and consumed, ESR has become all-pervasive for small businesses as well as large business houses. Typically, ESR coverage spans organization-wide internal or private search systems rather than using the Internet. So, what is ESR actually? ESR can be defined as the use of...

Sanket Patel, February 24, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration, Enterprise Content Management

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Ignoring Online Reputation Management - The silent killer for businesses

A high degree of visibility around companies, services, products and brands is prevalent currently in the age of the internet. In such a scenario, defending a brand’s reputation against negative reviews or promoting positive reviews has become extremely critical for a business’ success. Today, brands have various modes of interacting with their customers. Similarly, customers utilize various channels for their online purchase. They also have the freedom to post reviews and comments for millions...

Sanket Patel, February 10, 2015 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Liferay Tomcat UNICAST Cluster

Liferay-Tomcat Cluster Setup Prerequisites: Software : Liferay-portal-tomcat.6.1.10-ee-ga1.tar.gz Systems: Liferay Tomcat Node 1: IP: (LOCALIP) Liferay Tomcat Node 2: IP: (NODE2) Liferay 6.1.10 Installation: Download Liferay-portal-tomcat-6.1.10-ee-ga1.tar.gz from Liferay with Cluster License file. Copy installation source to /opt directory as below. # cp Downloads/liferay-portal-tomcat-6.1.10-ee-ga1.tar.gz /opt/ Extract...

Chirag Suthar, August 06, 2014 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Increasing User Adoption of Enterprise Portals with Liferay-based Gamification

First defined by Nick Pelling in 2002, Gamification has become a broadly understood term in business to explain game like behavior which can be transferred to non-gaming situations in order to drive customer, employee and product engagement. Targeting the brain’s reward centers, gamification techniques satisfy unique human desires such as self-expression, altruism, competition, a sense of socialization and status recognition among peers. Why Gamification in Portals Gamification is assuming a...

Sayak Boral, July 30, 2014 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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Sync Users between Liferay and LDAP

Authority and authorization is always a challenging problem for all Enterprise Systems. Most of the system is managing their authorities in LDAP (e.g. Microsoft AD, OpenLDAP) and Authorization is managed at different application level. Many enterprise portal systems are migrated into Liferay Enterprise Portal which gives a very good support for LDAP Migration. It also gives them freedom to manage authentication and authorization at central place without affecting their traditional way of...

Admin , March 12, 2014 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration

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