iServer Portal - The Importance of Global Business Communication
iServer Portal allows teams to share live repository content with the wider business via an online hub
What is Portal?
Features of Portal
iServer Portal for Enterprise Architecture
A successful enterprise architecture initiative should include the engagement and participation of all stakeholders. iServer Portal provides a web-based view of your repository content, ensuring architecture documentations are easily accessible. The online portal acts as a unitary access to enterprise architecture content, allowing for consistency and accuracy of information across your organization. With unlimited users, iServer Portal increases visibility of architecture work and allows teams to share their work with other stakeholders. Stakeholders can then conduct extensive search through the content and navigate impact analysis trails, enabling the business to quickly respond to questions and business situations.
iServer Portal for Business Process Analysis
Capturing feedback from process owners is important in any process improvement initiative as they identify gaps and potential areas for improvement. iServer Portal ensures feedback is captured via an issue management system, and tasks assigned to content editors for resolution. Users can identify issues or inaccuracies within process models, log change requests or post comments against diagrams. Feedback is captured in real-time and a continuous flow of comments is received, improving processes and updating architecture content quickly. Process models are automatically updated once they are changed in the iServer repository, ensuring that users comment on up-to-date models. This minimizes administrative overheads often consumed in manually updating already published documentation.
iServer Portal for Governance, Risk, and Compliance
Governance, risk and compliance activities often produce a vast amount of documentation targeted at different stakeholders. Users are inundated with non-relevant content for their immediate roles and this creates challenges in securing continued participation from stakeholders. iServer Portal ensures repository content is tailored to different stakeholders based on specific needs using role-based access and profiles. Content can be tailored so that only relevant content for specific roles are visible. In terms of permissions and custom entry points, simple picture-driven navigation or landing pages can be customized meet the different needs.
iServer Portal for IT Portfolio Management
Keeping inventory of your IT portfolio is important in ensuring management investment decisions. With iServer Portal, you can publish information about your company’s portfolio and improve decisions on IT investments. Generate views of your application and technology portfolio that can be accessed using any browser anytime and anywhere in an easy to understand forma, enabling stakeholders to query aspects of the portfolio in making good business decisions. Senior stakeholders can easily see updated information about the portfolio as repository content changes, and information published via the online portal is accurate as the portal is linked to the iServer repository. This increases stakeholders’ confidence in the information published and chances of success for any portfolio changes required.
iServer Portal for Project Portfolio Management
Project portfolio management addresses issues with the development of innovative capabilities in terms of potential ROI, investment overlaps, or regulatory compliance. It is essential for project portfolio managers to share such information with key stakeholders. iServer Portal facilitates communication between teams, allowing project updates to be received by key stakeholders on a regular basis and in a regulated way, including key roadmaps and strategy diagrams. These are important in keeping project sponsors informed for investment priorities, business alignment and visibility of the portfolio.
iServer Portal for ERP Process Management
Use iServer Portal to publish process content and make it accessible to all stakeholders for direct feedback and verification, prior to live SAP system configuration. iServer Portal allows stakeholders to validate ERP process requirements and generate Blueprints for implementations, and enables process users to collaborate with development teams during system testing. A key success factor in any ERP implementation is to ensure users are confident in the new system and disruptions to business operations are minimized is. By participating in the development of the ERP solutions via iServer Portal’s feedback capabilities, users will understand how the system works and fully accept it once deployed.
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As of 26 Sept 2017,Orbus Software has an Overall Rating of 4.5 out of 5 in the Enterprise Architecture Tools market, based on 112 reviews. Gartner Peer Insights reviews constitute the subjective opinions of individual end-users based on their own experiences, and do not represent the views of Gartner or its affiliates.
Very easy to get started with
Works well in an MS Office friendly environment where the users already have an affinity for Visio and are focused on visual representation.
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