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vortal

(Vertical pORTAL) See vertical portal.
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This is because even the disciplines around which the vortals are organized turn out to be too broad to manage effectively.
The key to the success of these vortals will depend on the extent to which the users will be allowed to customize them.
Make every effort to locate and highlight more good vortals from agencies and departments.
It strives to be a vortal (vertical portal) to government data, especially for a broad range of consumer needs.
VerticalNet, a leading vortal provider, doesn't appear under Internet-B2B Markets.
The trucking vortal features links to online transportation-related services and resources offered by the state, including:
One noteworthy aspect about the trucking vortal is the absence of an alphabet soup-like Web address, making it easier to type and remember.
Unlike portals, vortals do not require a search engine to the outside world.
VerticalNet currently operates 43 vortals (which they call "vertical communities") grouped into 10 sectors: Advanced Technologies Communications, Environmental, HealthCare, Process, Food and Packaging, Food Service/Hospitality, Manufacturing and Metals, Science, and Service.
Auctions have also made small inroads into the vortals.
Community may be the attribute that distinguishes vortals from mere Web sites, but does the mere existence of a discussion forum or a live chat area a community make?
ScreamingMedia's global digital content network consists of over 2,900 publications supplying content to more than 1,200 clients, including Fortune 100 corporations, portals, vortals, niche websites, and wireless networks.