Classic to Modern Intranet Migration: Campbell Companies Case Study
With a total workforce of more than 1,000 employees throughout the Intermountain West and an additional 40 locations, Campbell Companies are the best equipment distributor and service supplier in North America.
Campbell Companies were dedicated users of Classic SharePoint, which caused too many technical issues, and Microsoft is gradually depreciating the technology along with SharePoint Designer and its workflows. Moreover, the legacy SharePoint became outdated in terms of design and functionality. Additional challenges with Classic SharePoint that Campbell Companies faced:
Our team started by analyzing the Customer’s business needs and initiated the project by crafting a detailed plan to ensure a quick and flexible migration of the existing content without affecting the business processes. Our team based the new design on SharePoint Modern UI to enhance the look and feel and maintain consistency with the Company’s brand.
The Migration process included three stages:
Campbell Companies obtained a mobile-friendly, easy-to-use, engaging and more functional intranet that fits in well with their existing IT infrastructure and meets the Company’s business needs. The custom-branded intranet supports corporate culture and nurtures a sense of community.
The redesigned intranet efficiently connects all the Company’s employees and allows them to effortlessly keep track of news and events, freely communicate, collaborate and quickly find any colleagues or information they need to fulfill their tasks.
The key components of the new intranet included:
Homepage: contained a range of social and business features, which included:
Department sites: For departments such as Accounting, HR, Marketing, Procurement, Legal, IT, Safety, and Training, to name a few, a similar design layout was followed to create an informative and easy-to-manage site. Each had quick links for Recent and important documents, the owner of the document, News, Announcements, Key persons of the department, FAQ’s, SOP’s, and Events.