Development Planning & Solution Design Services | Altra

Plan & Design

The strategy, roadmap and architecture to make your project successful.

Altra’s planning and solution design services make sure your next AEM, Adobe Experience Cloud or custom project starts off on the right foot and stays on the right track. We build based on best practices from our decades of collective experience delivering dozens of projects for mid-market and enterprise clients. That means your project stays on deadline and costs are contained from day one.

The Right Way to Start

Altra’s detail-oriented and client-focused experts work with you to succeed from the start, with the right strategy, plans, discovery work and solution architecture.


Our experts assess your existing capabilities, identify your gaps and create a roadmap to take your project from vision to reality. We review and evaluate your current website, assets and infrastructure, then advise on how best to complete your project, on time and on budget.

  • Capability maturity model
  • Gap analysis
  • Roadmap plan

Project Planning

We create accurate budgets, timelines, work scopes and high-level project requirements, then document everything so work gets done correctly and efficiently. We also build risk mitigation plans to make sure your project goes smoothly, and communication plans to keep you in the loop throughout the entire engagement.

  • Estimation of effort, budget and timeline
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • Communication plan
  • Risk mitigation plan
  • Project plan


We assess and document your detailed business, functional and technical requirements, then use them to make estimates and plans even more accurate and cost-effective. We also identify challenges that affect timelines and budgets — and address them before they become problems.

  • Requirements gathering and documentation
  • Scoping and costing

Client Success

Altra provided technical expertise and leadership, and was the primary liaison between the development team and other client teams, project managers, and key stakeholders for a new site build. This included the design and implementation of solution architecture, templates and components for a massive media company website.

Read this client’s success story

Solution Architecture

Altra designs your solution from top to bottom, with functionality for end users and internal users, such as content authors and administrators. We handle the technical details of your website or application build, plan for any infrastructure needs and map out how it all fits together. That includes detailing all the building blocks your project needs, from templates and components, to user groups and workflows, to content tagging and reusable content fragments.

  • Functional solution design
  • Technical design
  • Architecture design

Let’s Talk

Learn how we can help your next project succeed.

Our Specialties

We’re experts in AEM, Adobe Experience Cloud and custom development

Altra delivers success across AEM, Adobe Experience Cloud and beyond. Our staff has 45+ years of combined AEM consulting experience and 100% are Adobe certified. We also have a documented track record, having successfully completed 50+ Adobe and custom development projects for more than 40 clients.

Adobe Experience Manager


Adobe Experience Cloud

Audience Manager

Custom Development

Application & Website Development
Other CMS’s

How We Work

Too many firms over-promise and under-deliver. We structure every project to succeed from day one by offering transparent, effective engagement models for every timeline and budget. No matter which model you choose, you always get clear expectations upfront about your project and our role in it.


Hire our consultants for a fixed block of time to assess your current state, design a solution or address specific challenges.


Work with us on a project or retainer model to scope, architect and meet your AEM, Adobe Experience Cloud or custom development needs.

Staff Augmentation

Augment your staff with our U.S.-based, nearshore and offshore development experts.