Intranet Portal, Branding & Customizations For Shrimp Farming

Technology Used

SharePoint Foundation 2010, SharePoint Designer 2010 for some web parts, SharePoint Designer based workflows, SQL Server for managing the databases

Customer Profile

A shrimp farming company that produces fresh shrimp in enclosed saltwater systems. They have patented the technology and shares the details about it with investors and general public through the web site with predominantly static contents.

Customer Situation

  • Had a static website that was hard to maintain with changes to content and structure
  • Looking for a solution to provide a means to author, manage and distribute content

Congruent's Solution

Proposed to deploy a SharePoint based content management solution that can be managed by the internal users/employees before making it available for investors and/or general public.

  • Developed customer specific “Page Layouts” for managing the creation of “Products Information Pages” easier
  • Designed Document Management system
  • Developed / configured the sites for employees and investors with various SharePoint Out-Of-features like calendar, news & events, announcements; RSS feed and alert me
  • Built custom web parts for managing the functionalities like “Email Newsletter Subscription” and “Contact Us”


  • Solution built with SharePoint Foundation 2010
  • Custom built layout pages which can be used by authors to contribute the content
  • Approval workflow to approve the content thereby making it available for general public
  • Configured Out Of The Box features and reduced customizations thereby making it an easily manageable solution
  • Documents are managed using SharePoint Document management features
  • Better investor relations with frequently updated content

Congruent's Key Challenges

  • Customer Search functionality with Windows SharePoint Server 3.0
  • Branding needs

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