who we are
Alaia is a software technology and creative services firm based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Alaia was founded in February 2001, with the core value of partnering with our clients to define, document and deliver effective business technology solutions.
The growth of our company has been built on launching successful projects for a wide array of clients in various industries; in addition earned repeat and referral business which has grown our customer base every year. We also invest in ourselves having professional depth on our team and purposely strengthening our core competencies so we can evolve with our clients and stay ahead of the curve both in respect to technology; as well constantly increasing our knowledge across the spectrum of best business practices. This has intrinsically helped us to develop proprietary online solutions, re-purpose/re-use open-source elements, and we can guide our clients to the next level without having them incur unnecessary costs.
Alaia’s founding partners and directors are all engineers by training and bring engineering discipline to their development efforts. Our strength as a company lies in our ability to perform detailed analysis and design to ensure that the solution built is the one required. Alaia’s core strength is our background in enterprise software development and integration. While the organization does have excellent design and content creation skills and has recently added tactical advertising expertise into our arsenal, our roots, history and primary focus continue to be in the software engineering arena.
Alaia supplies not only top-flight technical skills but also experienced development management resources. Our engineering focus leads us to approach projects with rigor and the appropriate level of process and discipline.
Alaia’s project managers have successfully delivered complex solutions in large team environments, on projects with multi-million dollar budgets. They have real-world experience in project estimation and budget creation. The Alaia methodology builds on best practices and results in well-documented development plans that lead to successful implementations.