Enterprise Information Portal (EIP)
Definition - What does Enterprise Information Portal (EIP) mean?
An enterprise information portal (EIP) is a framework used to support and integrate processes, people and information across an organization. It gives a unified and secure gateway for information and a knowledge base for employees, partners and customers. The application interface provided by an EIP is often web-based and provides instant deployment, centralized maintenance and ergonomics which are intuitive and user-friendly.
Techopedia explains Enterprise Information Portal (EIP)
Features of an EIP include:
· Integration - provides an integrated navigation gateway for multiple systems and components.
· Customization- provides an environment for users to customize.
· Access control and security -the ability to give the limitation needed for specific contents and services as needed. The EIP administrator can designate the access controls as needed for the organization.
· Single sign-on - capabilities for single sign-on can be given to users and other systems.
· Categorization and collaboration - can categorize all information and also provide users the ability to collaborate regardless of physical location. ·
· Personalization - based on the role and job function, the personalization is possible. The matching content for users is provided and matching services are used.