Live browser access to the repository
Portal makes it possible to grant web-based access to any aspect
of your enterprise architecture repository (documents, diagrams,
artifacts, metadata, relationships and issues) from any location.
It provides cost-effective access for large numbers of business
users to view, search and report on live enterprise architecture
content held in the iServer repository.
Simple navigation and powerful search facilities guide business
people quickly and easily to the information they need. Issues,
comments, improvement suggestions, change requests and be raised
and allocated online for resolution by the information owners with
valuable architecture documentation and deliverables such as Gap
Analysis and Roadmap views generated from within the browser. By
making repository information more visible and accessible,
end-users are able to gain real business value from the EA content
being developed and can help contribute to its continual
When to use Portal to access enterprise architecture
Portal is the ideal solution when your enterprise architecture
content is moving too fast to publish as a weekly or monthly
baseline, or is governed by lots of different people. Live access
to the enterprise architecture repository means that any
information being generated is immediately visible to users,
regardless of typcial publication constraints and timings.
Additionally, if users need highly complex or 'Amazon / Google'
style search facilities, or the organization has multiple browser
products in place, Portal will meet their needs.
Benefits of iServer Portal
Granting browser access to the iServer Repository ensures that
the widest possible audience is involved in the development and use
of the enterprise architecture content. Users will be able to
search and retrieve information that will help them in their
day-to-day work and further improve business buy-in to the value of
enterprise architecture - at an affordable cost to the
more about iServer Portal Benefits.
iServer Portal Capabilities
Portal's capabilities include management facilities to control
what and how information is made available to the business, but
also extensive user options and features to help retrieve and
analyze enterprise architecture information quickly and easily.
- Low-cost, live browser access to repository
- Powerful search facility for fast retrieval of relevant
- Generation of analysis and EA documentation reports from within
- Live Issue Management - raising and assigning issues, feedback
and queries online
- Generation and receipt of issue notifications being raised in
your EA environment
more about iServer Portal Capabilities.