Generally speaking, portals offer basic benefits that involve personalization, customization, and workflow. Personalization means that different people with the same role work differently. Different roles require different information via customization. People also have direct access to information and applications they need through workflow. Further, customization ensures that people do not miss anything. Liferay portal is one of the most mature portal frameworks in the market. It offers these basic benefits and much more.
Besides the basic benefits mentioned above, Liferay portal provides a number of the key business benefits, some of which are have been discussed in the following sections: