We craft digital solutions that help people move ideas and enterprises forward with intelligence, clarity, and efficiency.


We’re driven by our deep commitment to excellence. A wide range of organizations look to us to help them achieve a broad range of software-centric outcomes including:


Define a software strategy and manage toward it.

Working with the highest levels of technology and software product leadership, we help to assess and define a software strategy that aligns to business goals and guides software solutions. Through their partnership, we develop a strategy that leverages human-centered design practices, integrates product design and development teams, and incorporates agile software development planning and development methodologies.

Learn more about our software strategic consulting.

Learn more about our product strategy.


Design and develop software that drives your business’ success.

From mobile and web application development to software architecture, pipeline optimization for continuous delivery, cloud migration, and data engineering, our team can help you build custom software products and improve the quality of your existing software that meets the needs of your users and customers.

Learn more about our software product design and development services.


Solve complex challenges with sophisticated solutions.

Develop customized AI solutions that are tailored to your unique needs and goals. From strategic roadmap development and adoption readiness assessment to machine learning operations and AI product development, our integrated product design and delivery teams help you turn your vision into reality.

Learn more about our AI software solutions.


Augment your organizational leadership with technical advisory services.

Whether you need design thinking, deep technology knowledge, or product expertise, our senior leadership staff serves as a key member of your team to target problems and craft solutions. Additionally, we can support urgent needs of a team by supplying active leadership on an interim basis while assisting in your search for a permanent leader. 

Learn more about our executive consulting services.


Evolve your platform to work efficiently on new foundations.

Incrementally update your current system to address today's challenges. By assessing current and future needs and integrating thorough testing practices, we'll help you and your team to evolve your product and/or platform.

Learn more about our replatforming and cloud migration services.


Build more secure systems.

Our assessments delve deep into your software development workflows, continuous deployment capabilities, and tackle technical complexity. We evaluate licensing considerations, identify security weak points, and offer insights into optimizing both costs and architecture in cloud hosting. Backed by actionable visualizations, our experts empower you to make data-driven decisions — be it for merger due diligence or simply laying the foundation for ongoing process improvements.

Blue Spark

Learn more about our assessments.


Level-up your teams through various modes of training and influence.

Whether you’re looking to implement an apprenticeship program or augment your staff, the 8th Light team excels at various modes of enablement that emphasize new skill development, design and agile coaching, and behavior modeling. We’ll tailor a program that meets your needs, achieves your goals, and creates a high-performing team.

Learn more about our skill development services.

“We've relied on 8th Light for more than 15 years. They’ve consistently delivered the kind of insights and expertise we value in a technology partner.”

Florence Woodward,

Chief Technology Officer
Fidelity Life

Our central capabilities are rooted in the principles of human-centered design and advanced software development. We’re powered by our collective depth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of design, development, data, and DevOps.



  • Human-centered Design
  • Information Architecture
  • UI Design
  • UI Engineering
  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • Web Accessibility


  • API Development
  • Application Architecture
  • Blockchain
  • Blockchain Support and Applications
  • Content Management System Integration
  • Ecommerce Platform Development
  • Enterprise Software
  • Mobile App Development
  • Software Development
  • Third-party Integrations


  • Data Architecture
  • Data Engineering
  • Data Infrastructure
  • Data Visualization
  • Machine Learning


  • Cloud Infrastructure and Migration
  • Infrastructure Engineering
  • Solution Architecture
  • System Architecture
  • Test Automation