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Topics: World Wide Web, Website, Internet Pages: 10 (3012 words) Published: October 23, 2014

Chapter I

THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND
Introduction

With the rapid evolution of Web-based technologies, different organizations even universities have developed their own Web portals. Keeping up with the latest trends is a complicated process. The newest “Web Service” is the development of Web portals. Portals allow the design of Web Services in such a way as to allow the users to define their needs, and create a home of their own within a site.

Web portals have risen in popularity as a way of collecting, organizing and presenting content in a highly uniform, customizable and personalized way. As the technologies that enable the creation and management of these web portals have evolved, it is not only information content that is being offered, but application functionality as well.

Background of the Study

The term portal is known as links page which presents information from diverse sources in a unified way. It may contain services that provide standard search engine feature, e-mail, news, information, databases and entertainment. Portals provide a way for enterprises to provide a consistent look and feel with access control and procedures for multiple applications and databases, which otherwise would have been different entities altogether.

The purpose of this study is to design and develop an Employee Web Portal for Salinas Corporation that provides a centralized source of information and services for employee, workers, interns and administrators. The term employee portal implies from a relatively simple set of Web-based calendar of events and e-mail services, to a broad online interface offering highly personalized and customizable access to nearly all the features and benefits of employee life and work.

Theoretical/ Conceptual Framework
DeLone and McLean IS Success Model was used by studies to evaluate the success of, Web-based applications (Kwan, 2006), and Web portals (Busaidi, 2010; Urbach et al., 2010). There is a research on the use of DeLone and McLean IS Success Model to assess Portals' success from business intelligence perspective. Hence, this paper is devoted to develop a theoretical framework based on DeLone and McLean IS Success Model (Delone and Mclean, 2003) to form the foundation for assessing the success of Web portals in promoting task innovation.

The researcher came up based on Delone and McLean IS Success Model that the Web portal act as knowledge management system that promotes learning opportunities, by providing operational employees with useful information that help them in performing their job, and this may be reflected afterwards on the level of task innovation.

Figure 1.0 Paradigm of the Study
Figure 1.0 shows the table of the study wherein it aims to determine the benefits of using Web portal. The result of this study under the output will be proposed development of the Web Portal for Salinas Corporation 2015. Statement of the Problem

The objective of the researcher is to improve and develop a system that will help the company and the employee have well-organized online marketing system for easier transaction. The following question will be answered.

1.How will be the proposed system lessen the time consumption in performing business operations? 2.In case the system is fully implemented, will it increase the company productivity? 3.Will the proposed system help in POP meeting of the company? 4.How will the respondents assess the proposed system in term of the following criteria: 4.1User-Friendliness;

4.2Efficiency;
4.3Robustness;
4.4Compatibility; and
4.5Security?
5.In there any significant difference between the assessments of the respondents on the developed system in terms of the following criteria: 5.1User-Friendliness;
5.2Efficiency;
5.3Robustness;
5.4Compatibility; and
5.5Security?
Significance of the Study
The benefactors of this study were...
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