The fundamental essence of a web portal is its capacity to accommodate Heterogeneity – integrating many different resources for rendering a unified user experience and it’s Scalability – the ability to do so for more users than ever before. And that is what many of the clients are asking for these days.
I, along with my colleagues Debi and Kashyap, have been consolidating our thoughts on different appraches. I will publish some of that here.
Comments are welcome. If things go on well, we will probably come out with a good reference paper.