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The future of portals

At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Gartner analyst David Gootzit indicates it's clear we're portaled out. The solution: Aggregation.
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At the at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in San Francisco, Gartner analyst David Gootzit says its time to upgrade the portal to Web 2.0 and beyond. The key is aggregating the aggregators via mashups and shared APIs across consumer and enterprise portals.

For more about Gootzit's future of the portal read Larry Dignan's post.

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What is the portal fabric and how will it work?

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Gootzit believes that personal portals will be the home page for many aggregators.

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The portal fabric.

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It's essential for a portal interoperability standard emerge to cover the five keys to portal interoperability.

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Gartner predicts that by 2008 companies will be up-to-date with technology but trail in the social aspects.

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It's better to try different means of communications rather than concentrate on one.

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The growth of the portal.

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Portals need to showcase technology services.

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By 2008, Gartner predicts that service oriented architecture will be on the rise.

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By 2008, knowledge workers will be accessing more than one type of portal.

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One of the key issues will be how to deliver value through future portals.

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