Chicago Custom Software Development | Forte Group | Forte Group

Outcome-based custom software development in Chicago

We're a full-service custom software delivery partner headquartered in Chicago. Supercharged with software engineering expertise and a value-driven approach, our custom web, desktop, and mobile technology teams help you streamline your digital transformation.

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Build next-gen enterprise software that accelerates and evolves your business


For more than 20 years, we’ve worked with engineering departments, business leaders, and technology providers in the Chicago area. We work in partnership with organizations to build custom software solutions, evolve IT practices, and consistently achieve desired business outcomes.

  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Client relationship management (CRM) solutions
  • Human resource management (HRM) solutions
  • Supply chain management solutions
  • E-commerce and retail solutions
  • Document management solutions
  • Fintech and banking solutions

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What our clients say

Forte hit a home run! The solution Forte built is a critical piece that enables us to be effective in our day-to-day business continuity planning.

SVP, Tier 1 U.S. Bank

What our clients say

Most of our business comes from repeat orders, but in our previous system, our sales reps were spending most of their time manually inputting up to $10,000 in orders a day. Instead of developing new business, our team was putting in orders all day long.

rik Rost, Vice President of Sales at Ovation Medical

What our clients say

We have worked with Forte on a number of onshore and offshore technology initiatives for many years. If you are looking for top-notch talent, true results and appreciate quality, look no further.

Senior Director, Entertainment Retailer

Overcoming software delivery stagnation


Why slow or low-quality delivery may signal that your organization has outgrown its software development model.

Collaborative approach

Once you hire a dedicated team, it seamlessly integrates with your existing IT infrastructure and starts producing value from day one. You’ll stay in the know with regular sprint planning and reviews — with hands-on experience of your digital product.

Collaborative approach

Discovery at its best

IT enterprises and businesses still struggle to find value and achieve scale in custom application development. We take you from agile delivery to value, finding the optimal path to get you from a vision to reality through building software.

Discovery at its best

Talent when and where you need it

To arm you with the best talent available on the market, we provide off-shore, remote, and managed development teams in six software delivery locations. We match your business goals and capacities with a precisely proportioned mix of software professionals from our pool of 500+ engineers in a suitable engagement model.

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With six offices globally, we've helped dozens of Chicago-based companies drive value out of their software development process.

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Since 2000, Forte Group has been customizing software strategies and providing technology talent to businesses who are looking to get ahead. We are your outcome-based, value-driven software development experts in Chicago.