User interfaces such as Portal often give us multiple ways of doing a task. Sometimes we stick with habits and don't realize that another way might save us time.
Here's one that I learned by watching someone else using Portal.
Use the Search box to get quickly to a page that may otherwise be several layers deep in the Portal hierarchy. For example, suppose I want to check the status of the ECP networking:
Clicking on a match doesn't take me direct to the page (or am I missing a trick here?). Instead it gives me this:
And now a click takes me to the page I want.