Leveraging a Cohesive Intranet Portal & User-Friendly CMS to Improve Social Sharing

May 18, 2018

About Our Client

Textron LogoTextron Inc. is not only one of the world’s best known multi-industry companies, it is a pioneer of the diversified business model. Founded in 1923, Textron has grown into a network of businesses with total revenues of $12.2 billion, and approximately 33,000 employees with facilities and presence in 25 countries, serving a diverse and global customer base. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Textron is ranked 236th on the FORTUNE 500 list of largest U.S. companies. Textron continues to grow as an industry leader with strong brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO and Greenlee, among others.



  • Need for a single, cohesive intranet
  • Create a social and community environment to facilitate Textron employee interaction
  • Use software and solution technologies to inform, collaborate, and encourage employees to take action

Solutions & Services Provided

  • Technology strategy and intranet redesign
  • Software implemented: FatWire 7.62 (now Oracle WebCenter Sites), SharePoint, Java
  • Implementation a strategy for a phased CMS migration
  • Implemented social media widgets (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube) for internal and external feeds
  • Accelerated go live while its new SharePoint environment being developed


  • Textron was able to leverage more social features straight from their intranet homepage while leveraging FatWire and SharePoint to its fullest
HGS Digital has over 12 years’ experience building digital solutions and over a decade of experience in delivering successful cloud solutions to leading enterprises. We firmly believe cloud computing can fundamentally change the technology landscape and contribute to business success. Delivering the client’s CMS in a fully managed cloud model empowered them to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) and achieve digital transformation with improved customer experiences.

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