Build momentum in just one move
What if your software helped people move faster and do more?Get moving
Ready to stop debating and
Altus Nova turns your business vision into bottom-line advantage with digital product strategy done right. Yes, custom software development requires a journey into the unknown — but facing the unknown is what we do best.
Digital product strategy
We take the time to discover where your competitive advantage lies. We listen first, dig into nuances, and get the answers we need to find your best breakthrough opportunities.
- Define business vision, goals, and success criteria
- Model current state v. future state
- Analyze cost-benefit, risks, and competitive opportunities
Digital product management
We meticulously map the best route from here to your breakthrough. We know how to find success and manage change through intuitive, incremental release cycles.
- Define user experience and interaction models
- Document detailed product requirements and KPIs
- Simplify and integrate change management for overall success
Digital product development
With map in hand, we execute each sprint and hit each milestone on time. As we go, we carefully evaluate progress to guide and refine development in-flight.
- Seamless 24x7 workstream, communications, infrastructure
- State-of-the-art design, development, and QA
- Expert deployment management and automation
- Ongoing operation support and complete documentation
Who We Work With
We work with inspired decision makers who need custom software to make their next breakthrough
Some of our happy clients
Whether you make the next breakthrough or your competitor does, there’s no question that untapped advantage lies in the way you leverage technology. Let us guide you from a world of ambiguity to custom software you can count on, period.Talk to us
Where's your next
You can’t capture competitive advantage unless you know where it lies. That’s why our process starts with strategy. Tell us your vision, and be prepared for a deep conversation. We’ll ask lots of questions to map your breakthrough path.
We listen first, dig into the nuances, and chase down the unknowns to find your best breakthrough opportunities.
We build an iterative roadmap that de-risks and rationalizes every step from here to success.
We build code, integrate technologies, and advise on change management through a series of smart sprints and on-time milestones.
Finally, we ripple project learnings through your big picture business strategy to set everyone’s sights on your next breakthrough.
The proof is in
Our customers move faster and win more...
Bring everyone to the breakthrough
Software is only as successful as the people who use it. That’s why we look beyond code to put change management right on your roadmap. Let’s talk about challenges to watch for, when to act, and how to manage everyone along the way to your breakthrough success.Talk to us
Unlocking smart growth
for enterprise-sized players
for enterprise-sized players
We’ve gained speed-ahead experience in solving business-critical challenges for industries from ecommerce to finance, healthcare, insurance, logistics, and more. Millions of people use our software to make bottom-line decisions behind some of the world’s most powerful brands.
From rapid growth to contract obligations, we help financial services companies integrate technologies to drive product usage and improve consumer experiences.
- Compensation calculations and payments
- Invoicing and payment collection for oil and gas royalties
- Financial health and investor reporting for early stage start-ups
- Money routing to speedily fulfill payment obligations in peer-to-peer healthcare
- Advanced payment financing to providers for health claim compensation
Caring for patients while cutting costs and finding every last efficiency becomes possible with custom software designed for the healthcare space.
- Peer-to-peer health enrollment for individuals and groups
- Electronic Health Records (EHR) integration, management, and training
- Wellness tracking, claims review, approval, processing and reporting
- Provider compensation benchmarking and recommendations
- Physical therapy provider visualizations and communications
Custom software can improve insurance operations, cut costs, and improve the purchase and claims experience for policy holders all at the same time.
We’ve solved for:
- User friendly enrollment, policy and renewal management
- Invoicing, payment processing and reconciliation
- Claims submission, validation, processing and resolution
- Needs-based matching of patient and caregivers with providers
- Solutions for Property & Casualty (commercial and personal lines) and Health & Benefits (group and individual)
To rule a world of ecommerce, you need great logistics from fast fulfillment to easy returns across wide-ranging geographies.
We are experienced with:
- Streamlining and scaling delivery and returns (origination, middle mile, final mile)
- Managing facility operations (induction, sortation, staging, cross-docking)
- Optimizing and scaling fulfillment operations (pick, pack, ship)
- Accurate tracking with ML based Estimated Delivery Time (EDT) or Return (ERT) predictions
- Integrations with final mile partners, shipping solutions, tracking solutions and more
We enable brands to extend their presence online to reach local and global customers. We have extended the market leading eCommerce platforms (including BigCommerce, Adobe Commerce and Shopify).
We do this with:
- Establishing complex, multi-language storefronts with local and global presence
- Compelling product merchandising, presentation and configuration (complete with promotions, discounts and feedback & ratings)
- Accurate inventory and order management through real-time supplier and warehouse integrations
- Budgeting, ordering, approvals and purchase recommendations for optimal franchise operations
Smart Buildings & IoT
From building automation to smart security…
We are experienced with:
- Implementing IoT based device monitoring and control for HVAC, refrigeration systems, lighting, doors, pumps and sensors
- Big data processing and stream analytics at petabyte scale for predictive failure management
- Intuitive building equipment monitoring and management via digital twin technology
- Convenient biometric access control solutions for multi-unit residential and commercial properties
Smart Buildings & IoT
Support consistent brand experiences across diverse franchises with streamlined ecommerce
Crawl-walk-run roadmap from no in-house ecommerce to scalable “franchise-focused ecommerce”
Despite covid impacts, beta build attracted 600+ studios and sees $400K in monthly purchases
Solve for strained tech team + unscalable platform that was hampering growth
Build serverless, autoscaling fault-tolerant back-end to work with existing front-end
Got replatformed solution up and running in just 2 months
Replatform medical cost sharing solution to avoid business model-busting regulatory changes
Separate member savings + enable thousands of real-time transactions to facilitate cost sharing
Our 100% compliant replatform is the most secure cost-sharing solution in the industry
Go from prototype to platform + achieve strict DoD-required FedRAMP along with HIPAA compliance
Roadmap that balanced development spend with revenue generation ability, minimizing the need for capital investment
Restored investor confidence + invigorated teams to reach achievable milestones to success
Facility Solutions Group
Tech teams were already swamped when a big, fast-moving growth opportunity came from Apple
Quickly learned the business and built a winning solution for Apple, allowing internal teams to focus on other business needs
Delivered 100% on time and on budget + readily transitioned to internal teams as they gained capacity
Some of our happy clients
Meet your trusted continuous improvement partner
Feeling the pressure to transform? Let’s turn roadblocks into momentum, together. We bring digital product strategy done right to select, forward-thinking enterprises who want a partner in repeatable success. If your vision requires custom software...Talk to us
Experts you can talk to all along the way
We are a well-oiled machine of 60+ software strategists, engineers, and quality assurance fanatics with years of experience building custom solutions together. We put everything we’ve got into your project — and we only take it on when we know we can make you successful.
Meet our leadership team
General Partner, Customer Success Officer
“I have felt the joy of success and the agony of failure, watched great ideas fail and bad ones succeed — and learned that the right questions matter far more than the right answers.”
Builds winning teams to bring visions to life, ensuring that underlying technologies and data services support business strategies and enable data-driven decision making.
An experienced leader with a keen sense of what it takes to build and grow a company based on value. Led a team to build one of the first Internet Hosting facilities (NAP), which went on to pioneer the eCommerce/CRM industry and was acquired by i2 Technologies in '99. Co-founded a team that pioneered the Web Services and Portal market, and was acquired by iSyndicate in '01. Built one of the first outdoor industry photo/video sharing communities in '05, which grew to 1M unique visitors/year and was acquired by Scout.com. Productized one of the first real-time content targeting tools (multivariate testing) with a focus on national political and tourism clients.
Continues to love the act of creating something out of nothing, watching his three children become adults, and exploring music, nature, and mental health advances.
General Partner, Customer Success Officer
“I love working with people of all different strengths and personalities to collaboratively impact every major facet of a business, from engineering to sales to finance.”
Creatively applies business and technology expertise to real-world business challenges through clear-eyed assessment and detailed definition of achievable, cost-effective solutions.
This seasoned entrepreneur is comfortable in handling the ambiguity around innovation, and knows how to lead teams to execute solutions. In addition to helping launch pets.com and Esurance.com, Puru has significant business experience operating insuretech startups serving top-tier insurance providers including AIG, The Hartford, Chubb, BCBS of Minnesota. Puru also served as VP of Data Services at Newgistics (now Pitney Bowes), a logistics, transportation and retail provider that empowers mid-sized retailers with the same enterprise-scale and capability as multinationals.
Loves to cook and can readily expound on the scientific realities that drive the deliciousness of Chicago-style stuffed pizza.
"My super power is pairing analytical and data gathering skills with an ability to build rapport, listen, and communicate — great communication is the key to any digital product journey."
Results-driven digital product expert with a proven knack for identifying, improving, and streamlining complex work processes.
Experienced consultant with a focus on providing supply chain and operational solutions as well as back-office product application and robotic process solutions. Has served as a director of technical product for Framebridge, and as a senior implementation manager for Newgistics (now Pitney Bowes). This change agent promotes the use of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and industry best practices in any role.
Lagree fitness enthusiast, world traveler, and vinyl record collector
Back-End Technology Director
"I love decomposing complex systems into sets of simple components interacting in a flawless sequence bringing the result to the business."
Skilled and insightful developer with an unparalleled work ethic, ability to quickly analyze and provide solutions to any problem, and to lead development teams to success.
Has led development efforts at Pitney Bowes, was a .NET engineer at YesSoftware, and as a consulting lead architect for Prospex.
Interested in all things Europe, including start up and innovation growth.
Front-End Technology Director
“Passion, creativity, discipline, velocity, and the desire to make excellent products have played a significant role in the past 11 years of my professional experience.”
Strives for success through deep listening, clear communication, process analysis, and dedicated planning to make iterative improvements and capture real value.
Participating in 20+ startups and products in Healthtech, FinTech, Logistics, IoT, and more. Has offered priceless experience across both victories and losses. Top takeaway: Clarity is the key to avoiding flawed strategies, wrong decisions, and false assumptions that needlessly complicate the digital product journey.
Vlad’s motivation is to help others avoid known mistakes in the world of technology by using his own experience as a guide.
“As a strategist, designer, or developer I enjoy making the complex simple(r), the content more interesting, and gathering insight from data.”
Enjoys studying clients' challenges and identifying solutions to help solve them.
15+ years in startups and on a wide variety of projects in roles ranging from strategy, design, and communication to supporting technical teams with development. Enjoys getting immersed in a client’s world to design and create systems that empower them.
A big fan of food, nature, sustainability, and music. Sam's working on starting his family band with his 2 little children.
If you want to do this right, you go with Altus Nova. They know what they are doing.”
Altus Nova is ambitious. They are extremely thorough and want to do excellent work, not just get it to the finish line. The main reason we selected Altus Nova was their focus and energy on planning and making the roadmap and goals crystal clear. It left a really positive impression.”
Complexity is simplified with Altus Nova. Custom software built exactly to our needs."
We work hard all around the world
From our home base in Austin, Texas, we’ve built a connected global team of digital product experts to our rigorous standards. Seamless communications and 24x7 workstreams let our collaborative digital product stratregists and developers deliver impeccable results that speed time to ROI.Talk to us
How can we help you?
Ready to make your next breakthrough? A free, 15-minute consult is all it takes to get started.
Austin, Texas 78746