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Encyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications
Technologies which are core to the functioning of the World Wide Web.
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Impact of Portal Technologies on Executive Information Systems
Udo Averweg (Information Services, eThekwini Municipality & University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Geoff Erwin (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa), and Don Petkov (Eastern Connecticut State University, USA)
Copyright: © 2008 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-993-9.ch031
Internet portals may be seen as Web sites which provide the gateway to corporate information from a single point of access. Leveraging knowledge—both internal and external—is the key to using a portal as a centralized database of best practices that can be applied across all departments and all lines of business within an organisation (Zimmerman, 2003). The potential of the Web portal market and its technology has inspired the mutation of search engines (for example, Yahoo®) and the establishment of new vendors in that area (for example, Hummingbird® and Brio Technology®). A portal is simply a single, distilled view of information from various sources. Portal technologies integrate information, content, and enterprise applications. However, the term portal has been applied to systems that differ widely in capabilities and complexity (Smith, 2004). A portal aims to establish a community
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Increasing Teacher Educators' Access and Use of Instructional and Web-Based Technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Findings From a Mixed Method Study
Any technology tools that can only be accessed on the internet and used for teaching and learning. It can be a website or a web-based tool (Web 2.0).
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Web-Based Technologies for Ensuring Interaction in Online Courses: Faculty Choice and Student Perception of Web-Based Technologies for Interaction in Online Economics
Web-based technologies are network applications accessible over the internet (blogs, discussion boards, conferencing sessions tools, online multimedia and mobile technologies, online games etc.) that enable individuals to connect to each other.
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Assessing Relational E-Strategy Supporting Business Relationships
Electronic tools and applications used to support and facilitate exchanges between organizations and individuals
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