Proper development of an enterprise portal creates tangible ROI measured in increased employee efficiency and streamlined efforts across an organization. Given the right amount of attention, the
enterprise portal will flourish as a primary source of knowledge, collaboration and operations management.
Companies spend millions to develop enterprise portals only to discover, months after implementation, that poor management of their investment has eroded its value. For others, the costs prohibit getting
Portal implementation can be costly, requires large initial investment and may not create value for months, if not years, following its introduction.
Enterprise portals require careful cultivation and managerial oversight with a particular focus on usability. If designed and implemented correctly, portals need not break the bank and management will
begin to see tangible results within a reasonable time frame.