September 2022

Software Development Companies

There are four main software development methodologies, and understanding which approaches a software company uses should be part of your hiring process. The methodologies include agile, waterfall, DevOps, and rapid application. Read More

7 Firms

List of the Best Software Development Agencies & Firms in The Motor City

  • Detroit, MI
    $5,000 +
    10 - 49
    Detroit, MI
    $5,000 +
    10 - 49
    Service Areas
    Web Development
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development
    Graphic Design
    Web Development Web Design Custom Software Development Graphic Design
    Service Areas
    Web Development
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development
    Graphic Design
    Web Development Web Design Custom Software Development Graphic Design
    “BMG Media Co. is able to take our vision of what we wanted and transform it into a website, which isn't easy at…"
    • Owner, Mon Jin Lau Restaurant
    • “BMG Media Co. is able to take our vision of what we wanted and transform it into a website, which isn't easy at…"
      • Owner, Mon Jin Lau Restaurant
    Detroit, MI
    $5,000 +
    10 - 49
    ABOUT

    With over 600 clients globally, BMG Media Co. is a widely trusted partner for branding, custom web design, and software development. They mainly partner with evolving startups and mid-sized businesses across a range of industries.

    As an example, they built a custom web app and a risk calculator for B-File System. The web app provides insurance companies with a dashboard to profile customers for life insurance and retirement needs and the calculator recommends proper liability coverage. Both the app and calculator are a valuable addition to the P&C industry software provider's toolset.

    “BMG Media Co. is able to take our vision of what we wanted and transform it into a website, which isn't easy at…"
    • Owner, Mon Jin Lau Restaurant
    • “BMG Media Co. is able to take our vision of what we wanted and transform it into a website, which isn't easy at…"
      • Owner, Mon Jin Lau Restaurant
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  • Troy, MI
    $25,000 +
    10 - 49
    Troy, MI
    $25,000 +
    10 - 49
    Service Areas
    Mobile App Development
    Enterprise App Modernization
    Custom Software Development
    IoT Development
    Mobile App Development Enterprise App Modernization Custom Software Development IoT Development
    Service Areas
    Mobile App Development
    Enterprise App Modernization
    Custom Software Development
    IoT Development
    Mobile App Development Enterprise App Modernization Custom Software Development IoT Development
    “We’ve put them in some tough situations, and they’ve exceeded our expectations."
    • VP of Solutions, MadDog Technologies
    • “We’ve put them in some tough situations, and they’ve exceeded our expectations."
      • VP of Solutions, MadDog Technologies
    Troy, MI
    $25,000 +
    10 - 49
    ABOUT

    Recognized as a Microsoft Gold Partner, companies across the world trust AI Software to create applications across digital platforms. Their team develops software solution for mid-sized and enterprise clients in industries like healthcare, information technology, and automotive. 

    Working with Keysers Data, AI Software developed an app for their product Shock Absorber that collects live data during car races. The resulting work brought entire new readability and meaning to the harvested information by displaying it in easy to view chart formats on mobile and tablet Android devices. 

    “We’ve put them in some tough situations, and they’ve exceeded our expectations."
    • VP of Solutions, MadDog Technologies
    • “We’ve put them in some tough situations, and they’ve exceeded our expectations."
      • VP of Solutions, MadDog Technologies
  • Canton, MI
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Canton, MI
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Custom Software Development
    Web Development
    Digital Strategy
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development Web Development Digital Strategy Web Design
    Service Areas
    Custom Software Development
    Web Development
    Digital Strategy
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development Web Development Digital Strategy Web Design
    “I’m highly pleased with our continuous engagement."
    • Owner & Co-Founder, SPMD Properties LLC
    • “I’m highly pleased with our continuous engagement."
      • Owner & Co-Founder, SPMD Properties LLC
    Canton, MI
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    Why is Triad Performance Training experiencing record sales? They’ve turned to CR Software Solutions for web design expertise. This Michigan-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Advanced Driving Academy launched a platform targeting their unique users, CR Software Solutions analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    “I’m highly pleased with our continuous engagement."
    • Owner & Co-Founder, SPMD Properties LLC
    • “I’m highly pleased with our continuous engagement."
      • Owner & Co-Founder, SPMD Properties LLC
  • Northville, MI
    $5,000 +
    50 - 249
    Northville, MI
    $5,000 +
    50 - 249
    Service Areas
    Custom Software Development
    Digital Strategy
    Mobile App Development
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development Digital Strategy Mobile App Development Web Design
    Service Areas
    Custom Software Development
    Digital Strategy
    Mobile App Development
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development Digital Strategy Mobile App Development Web Design
    “They’re extremely smart and organized. They think things through and anticipate problems.”
    • Founder & President, TeleReach Corporate
    • “They’re extremely smart and organized. They think things through and anticipate problems.”
      • Founder & President, TeleReach Corporate
    Northville, MI
    $5,000 +
    50 - 249
    ABOUT

    Kalamazoo, Missouri-based SPARK Business Works is a custom digital solutions agency that has helped more than 150 technology leaders since 2017. The team serves as a one-stop technology shop for mostly midmarket players from the business services, manufacturing, and energy industries.

    One of SPARK Business Works’ long-ongoing partnerships is with Prestige Distribution. Their team created a unique software solution to handle different operational tasks, reducing internal errors and helping track warehouse inventory.

    “They’re extremely smart and organized. They think things through and anticipate problems.”
    • Founder & President, TeleReach Corporate
    • “They’re extremely smart and organized. They think things through and anticipate problems.”
      • Founder & President, TeleReach Corporate
  • Rochester, MI
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Rochester, MI
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
    Enterprise App Modernization
    Custom Software Development Mobile App Development Web Development Enterprise App Modernization
    Service Areas
    Custom Software Development
    Mobile App Development
    Web Development
    Enterprise App Modernization
    Custom Software Development Mobile App Development Web Development Enterprise App Modernization
    “They were really good at explaining things to me in a way I understood them."
    • CEO, Bid4Drivers
    • “They were really good at explaining things to me in a way I understood them."
      • CEO, Bid4Drivers
    Rochester, MI
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    For the past nine years, Brilliant Chemistry has helped startups and businesses by digitizing internal processes and building custom apps. Aside from custom software development, they also provide enterprise app modernization and UX/UI design services for small and medium-sized businesses in the fields of IT, manufacturing, and government, among others.

    As an example of their work, Brilliant Chemistry was tasked to develop TSPS, a mobile app. Truck Smart Parking Services, or TSPS, helps commercial trucking businesses by providing detailed truck stop data so that drivers know when and where to park.

    “They were really good at explaining things to me in a way I understood them."
    • CEO, Bid4Drivers
    • “They were really good at explaining things to me in a way I understood them."
      • CEO, Bid4Drivers
  • Ann Arbor, MI
    $100,000 +
    50 - 249
    Ann Arbor, MI
    $100,000 +
    50 - 249
    Service Areas
    E-Commerce Development
    UX/UI Design
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development
    E-Commerce Development UX/UI Design Web Design Custom Software Development
    Service Areas
    E-Commerce Development
    UX/UI Design
    Web Design
    Custom Software Development
    E-Commerce Development UX/UI Design Web Design Custom Software Development
    “They were creative and gave us a unique look."
    • Owner, Rogers Sporting Goods
    • “They were creative and gave us a unique look."
      • Owner, Rogers Sporting Goods
    Ann Arbor, MI
    $100,000 +
    50 - 249
    ABOUT

    CQL is an award-winning full-service digital commerce agency based in the US and was founded in 1995. They have more than 50 employees that specialize in web development, custom software development, and e-commerce development including digital marketing, custom software, business intelligence, mobile solutions, and product ventures to a wide range of businesses.

    Weld North Education partnered with CQL to develop and maintain their online homeschooling company's internal admin tools and e-commerce platform which involves adding features to said tools and maintaining the firm’s digital platform. The client is happy with the team's ability to deliver products on time with tight deadlines and their response and turnaround times are faster and better than other vendors, and the client expresses great confidence in their ability to meet expectations.

    “They were creative and gave us a unique look."
    • Owner, Rogers Sporting Goods
    • “They were creative and gave us a unique look."
      • Owner, Rogers Sporting Goods
  • Grand Blanc, MI
    $0 +
    10 - 49
    Grand Blanc, MI
    $0 +
    10 - 49
    Service Areas
    Custom Software Development
    E-Commerce Development
    Mobile App Development
    Application Management & Support
    Custom Software Development E-Commerce Development Mobile App Development Application Management & Support
    Service Areas
    Custom Software Development
    E-Commerce Development
    Mobile App Development
    Application Management & Support
    Custom Software Development E-Commerce Development Mobile App Development Application Management & Support
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    Grand Blanc, MI
    $0 +
    10 - 49
    ABOUT

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Spud Software to bring their custom software development needs to the next level. Based in Michigan, Spud Software was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Spud Software provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

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