We are Django/Python dedicated developers, with more than 10 years on Django development. We work for clients around the world building bespoke digital solutions. Our clients have a direct relationship with our developers and a direct impact on the technology we craft on their behalf.
We’re committed to delivering high quality code for both short-term projects and long-term collaborations.
Our clients own all the Property Rights to the deliverables and the software developed by OLAB on their behalf.
We are focused on data processing and web applications on Python/Django/Docker/Kubernetes.
Following is an introduction to the fields we are specialized.
Nel 2019 OLAB ha ricevuto un sostegno finanziario nell'ambito del progetto POR FESR 2014/2020 - BENI CULTURALI E TURISMO - SCOPRIRE IL LAZIO GIOCANDO – Domanda Prot. n. A0199-2018-17525, CUP F78I19000050006.
Nell’ambito del Bando, il Progetto vuole realizzare una piattaforma di quiz game dedicata alle bellezze culturali e turistiche del Lazio, supportata da totem touch screen da collocare in ambiti strategici (fiere internazionali di settore, luoghi di interesse, musei, e altri). Nello specifico, consapevoli dell’ammirazione che da sempre le bellezze di Roma vantano agli occhi del mondo, il lavoro si concentrerà su quei siti che meritano di essere valorizzati e riportati alla luce, per bellezza e interesse storico-culturale e che anche il resto della Regione può offrire.
The team at Olab have a wide-ranging experience integrating third party API in various contexts. Payment Gateways (Stripe, Paypal, Braintree), Maps (Google, TomTom, Open Street Map), Voice and Text (Twilio, Vonage/Nexmo), Social Media (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter) are just some examples of API we used in our projects.
If you need to integrate an external API we can help you, please contact us in order to receive a time and cost estimation.
Data is the most valuable asset for companies. Most of the time, data comes from mixed sources and in different formats. Used properly data should be easily accessible and work for you. This could be when shared publicly or in a confidential way with partners and shareholders.
The OLAB Team have worked on several projects that required data collection, processing and visualisation. Contact us if you want to know more about our data processing case studies and how we can help you with your project.
A recommendation engine based on sales data, user behaviour or product characteristics is a powerful tool in order to increase sales.
We created a demo as an example of a recommendation engine that is built using the properties of wine in order to increase sales.
Engaging with your community is never easy, everyone is receiving hundreds of advertising messages and emails every day. Gamification is an opportunity to involve your community in a fun way, in order to create a connection with them that is based on learning rather than on spam.
OLAB created several web-based games in order to help their clients reduce the gap between them and their community. Contact us if you want to know more about our gamification case studies and how we can help you.
We create complete minimum viable products (MVP) for entrepreneurs without a technical background. We start from a high-level specification and work with them from conception to the finished working product.
To keep things simple, we work on a fixed total cost, which is based on the features that must be implemented.
Have you ever considered the journey your users are taking to get to your sales page?
Or, the page they get lost on after they visit your landing page?
What is the most influential page that brings users to your sales page?
Can you extract meaningful information from your analytics tool? We can provide you with periodic reports that contain these answers and other fundamental data in order to improve your website.
We are proud to work with some exceptional companies worldwide, here is an example of what they have to say:
Maurizio and his team are excellent at design and implementation. They are great at sizing projects and delivering them as promised. For extra credit, they are pleasant to be with!Jim Kleckner - VP Engineer
CloudPhysics is one of the top 10 virtualization companies based in Silicon Valley. We are currently working on the front-end side of their product following the specs created by their designers. At their early stage they required a front-end developer and given that good programmers are hard to find locally, Maurizio started collaborating remotely with them. After two years of sustained growth, other developers from OLAB joined the team and we are still working with them. We work following an agile methodology with two weeks sprints, a code reviews process and daily updates through web calls. In this case we follow our client’s requirements regarding the process and the technologies used.
People make the world go round, not money! Technical ability can be really lost if the people you are working with don’t know how they add value… The entire team at Olab know what they are good at, how to add value and deliver.Clare Metcalf - The Bosses Boss!
huunuu is an innovative web application with the challenging objective to modernising the death industry making death and funerals easier to talk about. When we met Clare and Freya for the first time they were in the middle of working with an outsourcing company based in India and after 10 months they were still without a working product. When we started working with them we wanted to reuse what they had as much as possible to support their journey, but the bugs were too many and the architecture was overthought. After a couple of weeks, we took the challenging decision to refactor the existing code.
I was once again thinking about the “build or buy” dilemma. I found the best of both worlds in OLab. Maurizio's friendly and professional approach gives with a team member's input but also the flexibility that is required at the early stages of building a new startup.Mohsen M Khalkhali - Partner @Iratel Ventures
Ento is a web app that suggests the most appropriate home automation products based on the customer's budget and home size. They had some bad experiences with software development agencies mainly because they needed to sign a new agreement for every change to their initial specifics. For a start-up at a very early stage it's impossible to have such detailed specs. In the process of building an MVP it is key to make changes by listening to the feedback from early adopters. We understand how important is to provide a daily support. We follow an Agile SCRUM process with weekly sprints, daily updates, online code repository and code reviews.
We had compared the work from a number of different contractors around the world by asking each company to create a quick prototype of our new product. OLAB beat out other companies in both design quality and cost. The designers at OLAB are top class and provided valuable insight into the usability of our product.Robert Armitano - VP Engineer
With initial funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Zizmos is building a cost-effective cloud-connected seismic network that provides earthquake early-warning and high-resolution shake maps for urban areas. We have designed and built a mobile app to set-up the Zizmos IOT devices via Bluetooth. Starting from the wireframes we iterated following Zizmos feedback until we had created the mock-ups and graphics elements. We built the iOS app in native language and we gave support to the Zizmos engineers in order to communicate with their devices. Every day we updated the Zizmos team about the status of the work and at least once in a week we had a call. We are proud of our collaboration with Zizmos and hope that the app we built will contribute to saving lives.
We have been working with OLAB for many years. The studio is ultra reliable and accommodating. OLAB has been a support in so many other ways, on a strategic level and as friends. A colourful group of people; inspiring and skilled.Joseph Kohlmaier - Founder
Polimekanos is a design agency based in London. We have been their technical partner for more than 4 years, collaborating on many projects and we feel we're part of their team. We've worked with them on the programming side of their projects. Based on their design we have developed the structure for several e-commerce and websites for clients such as architects, product designers, organisations and artists. Our goal was to define the best back-end in order to allow users to easily insert the content, and the most flexible architecture from a developer’s point of view, considering the current design and the future features that the client would need.
Based on the request, we are committed to building a working demo between one and two weeks.
No, you won't pay any monthly fee for a proprietary product or service. We will build your recommendation engine with open source technologies.
No, we won't need access to your source code. We will build a separate service that can be integrated with your code via API.
No, not if you don't want to. The solutions we build can be hosted in the cloud or into your own infrastructure as well.
Yes, if you want. We can offer a maintenance service after the release. Otherwise all the solutions we build will be based on open source code accessible to any developer in your team.
Our clients will own all the Property Rights in the deliverables and the software developed by OLAB on their behalf.
We are committed to update our clients every day via video call, email, trello or slack. If you prefer to use another tool, it is not a problem to use it.
Because we can offer bespoke solutions with a strong background in web-based applications that collect, process and show data. Our solutions are built starting from a codebase, which is refined over time and experience, for this reason we can build complex digital solutions in a short time.