Helping companies leverage technology to unlock customer value

We provide the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to translate our clients' business needs into digital solutions. Obsidian Information Technologies is a technology consultancy specialising in the design, development and implementation of custom software systems. We provide external software development services to help companies compete in the Internet Age using digital solutions.

Scale your technology strategy with a Fractional CTO

Get the expertise of a CTO without the cost of a full-time technologist. Fractional CTOs (Chief Technology Officers), also known as fractional Technologists or fractional Information Technology consultants, are experienced professionals who provide specialist services to companies on a part-time or project basis. They work with companies of all sizes, from startups to established enterprises, to help them make informed technology decisions, develop technology strategies, deliver complex projects, and manage their IT operations.

Software + Architecture Audit
Software and Architecture Audits help to identify functional and non-functional issues that impact your systems' performance and reliability. It also assess the maturity of your engineering and architecture processes.

Architecture + Software design
Architectural design of the enterprise solutions, including Applications, Components, Mobile apps, Data, API + Integration and Infrastructure for on-premise, private and public Cloud.

Digital Transformation
Applying technology leadership and technical expertise to transform ageing businesses into digital ecosystems that serve customers through digital channels running on efficient enterprise software systems.

Assisting clients maximise value from technology assets through auditing of technology platforms, assessing engineering maturity and practices, and assessing vendor and products. Strategic and tactical technology advisory services

Deployment + Implementation
Implementation of Cloud infrastructure using IaC, configuration management. Software deployment through DevOps pipelines to cloud environments on AWS, Azure and GCP.

Software development
Custom-built enterprise system: components, front-end, services + APIs and databases. Automated testing and DevOps pipelines included for cloud-enabled environments.

The Role of a Fractional CTO for Non-Technical Co-founders
In the dynamic landscape of startups, non-technical co-founders often find themselves grappling with the intricate challenges of turning innovative ideas into tangible software and technology products. This is where the role of a fractional Chief Technology Officer (CTO) emerges as a pivotal factor in expediting the journey to market readiness.

8 AUGUST 2023

Offshore outsourcing to South Africa could reduce your project costs by 30-70%
Depending on where in the world your company is based, offshoring to a South African agency can save you plenty

27 FEBRUARY 2023

Feature team outsourcing: It's like Containerization for software development
By applying the ideas behind Containerization to your software development efforts could pay off handsomely. Learn more about Feature Team Outsourcing - it's like Docker for Software development.

11 JULY 2021

Do you need a fractional CTO or Technologist?
A fractional CTO offers expert technology guidance and leadership without the cost of a full-time hire. It allows you to leverage specialized knowledge and strategic insights to optimize your technology strategy and drive business growth.

1 MAY 2023

5 ways outsourcing can help you today
Depending on where in the world your company is based, offshoring to a South African agency can save you plenty


Everything you need to know when considering software outsourcing
Not sure where to start with outsourcing? Our whitepaper provides an introduction to how outsourcing works, and could guide you to find the model that works best for your company. Get your copy now.

14 JUNE 2021