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Sep 02, 2003 at 09:09 AM

Intranet and portals - coexistence or consolidation ?



as intranets typically center around HTML pages and documents, they offer a valuable source of information that should also be available via a portal (e.g via the integration approach for documents that is provided by the KM platform).

However, if you talk to people, they very often have a clear distinction between a portal (this is more application driven e.g. via integration of business systems) and an intranet (HTML pages, documents as said above).

I would like to get some views on how you the connection between portals and intranets is seen by the group in this forum:

Will intranets (and web content management applications) gradually merge into the 'Super-Portal' or will they continue to exist next to each other with more or less sophisticated integration mechanisms ?