Collaboration platform helps forestry company employees get connected and work more effectively across the enterprise

Business Situation

When a global leader in forestry sought to adopt a more sustainable, innovation-driven approach, it was hampered by outdated technology that was fragmented. Needing to collaborate to drive innovation, the company sought help.
European forestry company

Enabling a new vision for collaboration

European forestry company

New forestry company's existing end-user technology was old and fragmented, did not support its new vision


The customer engaged Accenture and Avanade to help guide and implement a global workspace project. The work was implemented on time, under budget and with minimal disruption in an aggressive 16-month timeframe, providing employees with a unified platform to collaborate and communicate more effectively and efficiently, and help them make its strategic vision a reality.


​With more than 15,000 work stations, two customer-facing websites, one global and nearly 30 local robustly equipped intranet sites, communication tools and team sites, these forestry workers are much better connected. The new system is well-liked and well-used. Search, blog and discussion capabilities increase interaction, and a people directory helps locate experts. More robust e-mail and communication tools foster better collaboration.

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