Design Sprint & Workshops

Put the power of the design sprint into your next software development project. Engage with the Icalia Labs for extraordinary nearshore software

Design Thinking

Icalia Labs Pods

We are excited to share more details about our Pods solution and will explore how we can configure our experts to best suit your needs and challenges.

Combat Your Talent Shortage
with Icalia Labs Pods

Designers, Developers and Built-in Quality Success Practices. Icalia Labs Pods are a team of experts available to quickly execute on your software development needs.

Icalia Labs Pods
Bundled services to ensure success
Save time and energy

Customizable and scalable based on your design and development needs, Pods can be in place quickly, saving you time and energy compared to hiring direct or working with other custom software development and/or talent augmentation companies.

Leverage Nearshoring Benefits

Get cultural compatibility, ease of communication, time zone alignment and cost effectiveness with our nearshore Pods.  Our developers, designers and tech leads offer expertise with the latest open source technologies and software development practices.
Ensure Success

With quality management and success practices built into every Pod, your project will stay on track and on budget. Pods are charged at a fixed monthly price, so there isn’t a concern about overruns.  And if you’re not satisfied after 30 days, we’ll discontinue efforts.
How it Works:

Talk to us about your outstaffing needs and the digital product you are working on and let us suggest the right Pod configuration for you. From 2 to 5 devs each Pod gathers Tech Leads and developers, supported with tech and quality assurance*.

Please see the table below as an example Pod configuration:

*Quality Assurance Services Include:

• Engagement Kickoff (role clarity, communication, deliverable and expectation setting)
• Weekly Reports, including Metrics
• Team Management
• Schedule Adherence
• Communication & Collaboration - to name a few key benefits

We are Excited to Share with you a High-Level Overview of our Capabilities and Expertise.
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Creating high quality platforms in record time
Read what companies have to say about their experience with Icalia Labs.

Google Design Sprint are transforming and accelerating the Tech industry.

As a top software development company in USA we understand our clients need to concentrate on the human experience, factors that drive growth, and help launch digital products that activate your organization. Our design sprint & workshop services begin by crafting a well-rounded digital product that could be modularized for future intentions without compromising any interaction or value.


Our UI/UX designers focus on a user-centered approach to design with close collaboration with all stakeholders. Building empathy and understanding through product stories, journey maps, personas, and storyboards, we create and maintain design systems that scale, ensure consistency, and improve digital products quality.

Design Thinking

Custom Pods

A team of designers, developers and built-in quality success practices

Icalia Labs Pods are a team of experts available to quickly execute on your software development and design needs.  The skill set of each Pod is customizable, and all Pods include success practices to ensure a smooth on-time project delivery.  

Advantages of Icalia Labs Pods

  • Customizable bundled services ensure success
  • Fixed monthly price for a team of software experts
  • Scaleable based on your needs. Pods have 2-5 team members and success practices are always included.
We offer the Google Design Sprint that use design thinking and service design tools to develop a software prototype in weeks!

Product Design Sprint

The use of modern design-oriented methods such as the Google Design Sprint is transforming and accelerating the Tech industry; allowing organizations and markets to move at an unprecedented speed at the beginning of a project. We assure a successful platform business by introducing software practices to ready the launch of a digital product.


We apply a collaborative methodology, adapted from Google Design Sprint, that can prototype, test, and validate business ideas in just 5 days. We constantly introduce state-of-the-art software practices.
Icalia Labs product design sprint quickly captures valuable insights and validates the interaction between a value proposition and its potential customers. With minimum investment and just one week time a company can expect:


- Prioritizing the needs and problems for customers
- Proving the vision of the new digital business initiative
- Pivoting the model, if it doesn't align with the market
- Aligning a product-market-fit route through a prototype-solution
- Reducing the risk and uncertainty in the development phase


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Product Design Workshop

Based on the Google Design Sprint model, the product design workshop is a tailored and flexible solution to accelerate your execution of digital initiatives. The activities can vary depending on the business problem. We often include problem framing, rapid prototyping, UI and User flow designs, user validation, user testing, and technical analysis.


We facilitates a not-so-standard product design workshop which helps synchronize the product visions while understanding and prioritizing business goals. This jump-starts the next phase whether that means a technical assessment, a revamped software development process, a team formation, or the chosen way to go.


At Icalia Labs the product design team experts will inquire about the product’s reason, the relevance for the company, and the metrics to measure success. The Google Design Sprint proves to be an immersive exercise that introduces software practices to launch a digital product.

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Ready to take the first step and start your product design sprint?

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Benefits of digital transformation in an organization

Embracing a digital culture in an organization is not a simple task due to the complexities of both the market and the organization itself. Icalia Labs shares the knowledge and proper tools to set the tone for “what’s next” in your digital transformation.

Icalia Labs creates value with concrete software solutions. We define the roadmap that will show us how to solve problems, re-imagining entire business industries, and implementing easy-to-use products in a current (or modified)  business model.

When looking for a digital transformation, Icalia Labs acts not only as a provider but as a partner willing to take chances into the new revenue horizons and capable of identifying, analyzing, and mitigating risks.

Benefits of doing a Design Sprint?

A Product Design Sprint helps design, prototype and validate your idea FAST!. A design sprint involves designing and creating a clickable prototype to mimic a real world application and testing it with real users. Icalia Labs recommends it as a first step because it allows to:

Validate a business concept before going all in

Lower the risk of development by assessing it beforehand

Brainstorm ideas and create breakthroughs

Define a solution that is both marketable and within the scope of a project.

Benefits of having a good UI/UX Design?

By placing the user at the center of every interaction and using a proven method to validate the workflows and the business intentions behind the prototype and product, Icalia Labs sets the playground for an extensive and rich roadmap.

Icalia Labs constantly adapts to the priorities and the constant feedback that turns decision-making easier, simplifies the complexity of the project, and reduces time to market.

User experience means people can achieve their desires and necessities through products or services. In that sense, more than ever users and customers demand higher standards to satisfy their needs in the digital world.

Other Benefits of user experience in a software product.

User experience design makes digital interaction as simple, fluid, intuitive, and efficient as possible. It anticipates user needs and ensures ease of access and comprehension.

By combining strategy, usability, and user-friendly interactions, our design team will ensure that every product fulfills the needs of our clients and their business!

We combine fresh, cutting-edge front-end opportunities which bring customers a seamless and enjoyable user experience.

Benefits of a good user experience in a
software product

Custom Software Development Solutions For Every Business Process

• Enterprise Resource Process Management
• Curesonatestom-Centered Software
• Financial  Management and Accounting
• Knowledge and Productivity
• Supply Chain Management
• Analytics
• Emergency and Security
• Connectivity and Business Intelligence

Robust Solutions with Continuous Support

Icalia Labs develops robust digital solutions that ensure the integrity and continuity of your business with 360° support. We can take over support and maintenance, for consistent performance management, troubleshooting, evolution and change management to keep software healthy, relevant and performing.

Nearshore Advantage

Outsourcing nearshore software development projects to knowledgeable, resourceful Agile experts in your time zone and with excellent domain of the English language makes projects easy to manage and cost-effective. Our development team is based in Mexico, we deliver fast results and provide efficiencies that optimizes budgets, deliver high-quality products, and drive the business results you need.

Tailored Technology Development

At Icalia Labs, we offer custom software development services that enable clients to leverage the power of technology and achieve their specific business goals. We build business-critical software applications and engineer solutions for any digital problem, providing a high-value digital experience to every user.

Benefits of a good user experience in a
software product

Ruby on Rails

Google Design Sprint are transforming and accelerating the Tech industry.

As a top software development company in USA we understand our clients need to concentrate on the human experience, factors that drive growth, and help launch digital products that activate your organization. Our design sprint & workshop services begin by crafting a well-rounded digital product that could be modularized for future intentions without compromising any interaction or value.


Our UI/UX designers focus on a user-centered approach to design with close collaboration with all stakeholders. Building empathy and understanding through product stories, journey maps, personas, and storyboards, we create and maintain design systems that scale, ensure consistency, and improve digital products quality.

We offer the Google Design Sprint that use design thinking and service design tools to develop a software prototype in weeks!

Product Design Sprint

The use of modern design-oriented methods such as the Google Design Sprint is transforming and accelerating the Tech industry; allowing organizations and markets to move at an unprecedented speed at the beginning of a project. We assure a successful platform business by introducing software practices to ready the launch of a digital product.


We apply a collaborative methodology, adapted from Google Design Sprint, that can prototype, test, and validate business ideas in just 5 days. We constantly introduce state-of-the-art software practices.
Icalia Labs product design sprint quickly captures valuable insights and validates the interaction between a value proposition and its potential customers. With minimum investment and just one week time a company can expect:


- Prioritizing the needs and problems for customers
- Proving the vision of the new digital business initiative
- Pivoting the model, if it doesn't align with the market
- Aligning a product-market-fit route through a prototype-solution
- Reducing the risk and uncertainty in the development phase


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Product Design Workshop

Based on the Google Design Sprint model, the product design workshop is a tailored and flexible solution to accelerate your execution of digital initiatives. The activities can vary depending on the business problem. We often include problem framing, rapid prototyping, UI and User flow designs, user validation, user testing, and technical analysis.


We facilitates a not-so-standard product design workshop which helps synchronize the product visions while understanding and prioritizing business goals. This jump-starts the next phase whether that means a technical assessment, a revamped software development process, a team formation, or the chosen way to go.


At Icalia Labs the product design team experts will inquire about the product’s reason, the relevance for the company, and the metrics to measure success. The Google Design Sprint proves to be an immersive exercise that introduces software practices to launch a digital product.

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Ready to take the first step and start your product design sprint?

Reach out!

Why Icalia Labs for Ruby on Rails Development?

Because we have the experience and expertise you need, plus we make software easier, safer and faster than most development companies in the market. Also, we offer a multidisciplinary development approach for your business that combine practices from Lean and Agile methodologies to ship high quality products on time.
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The Dojo
Software training program at Icalia Labs
The Dojo is Icalia Labs' software development trainee program. It was designed with the purpose of standardizing the basic programming (front and backend) and software engineering skills level required of new Icaliers before joining new or existing software development projects.

Although the Dojo is primarily concerned with training new Icalia Labs Software Engineering Interns, any Icalier, at any level, will find useful guides, information, practice exercises and example code within this repository.
Alumni from Icalia Labs in the world
Quality and Expertise abroad
Engineers we have hired in the past have transit to big tech companies in the US as a proof of the quality and knowledge they have in software development, plus their soft skills such as communication in both English and Spanish.
Ruby on Rails

Google Design Sprint are transforming and accelerating the Tech industry.

As a top software development company in USA we understand our clients need to concentrate on the human experience, factors that drive growth, and help launch digital products that activate your organization. Our design sprint & workshop services begin by crafting a well-rounded digital product that could be modularized for future intentions without compromising any interaction or value.


Our UI/UX designers focus on a user-centered approach to design with close collaboration with all stakeholders. Building empathy and understanding through product stories, journey maps, personas, and storyboards, we create and maintain design systems that scale, ensure consistency, and improve digital products quality.

Talent Augmentation

Ensure the right developer, at the right time.

Icalia Labs has developed hundreds of projects and has extensive experience in multiple industries and verticals using both staff augmentation and delivery teams. Our software developers, architects, and project managers are able to deliver the ultimate outcomes you need.

Advantages of Icalia Labs talent augmentation service:

  • World-class software developers and designers
  • Quickly fill in capacity-gaps or skills-gaps on your team to deliver faster
  • Flexible short, medium, and long-term project duration, tailored for your needs

Custom Pods

A team of designers, developers and built-in quality success practices

Icalia Labs Pods are a team of experts available to quickly execute on your software development and design needs.  The skill set of each Pod is customizable, and all Pods include success practices to ensure a smooth on-time project delivery.  

Advantages of Icalia Labs Pods

  • Customizable bundled services ensure success
  • Fixed monthly price for a team of software experts
  • Scaleable based on your needs. Pods have 2-5 team members and success practices are always included.
Learn more about Icalia Labs Pods

Software Development

Our core expertise

We stay at the cutting edge of technology trends and leverage it to build business-critical software applications with our partners. Our software developers will help you engineer your project ensuring scalability, performance, and framework optimization.

Advantages of Icalia Labs talent augmentation service:

  • Quickly ramp-up up your software development capacity
  • We've built hundreds of projects, in different industries
  • Highly adaptable Software Developers brought by a culture of innovation
  • Immediate access to experienced Software Designers and Software Architects

Ready to take the first step and start your product design sprint?

Reach out!

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