Software Development

Mainlevel develops modern web-based and mobile IT solutions that are always a means to an end – to enhance the monitoring of results and impact of your intervention and organisation, as well as the outreach of your programme. We use state-of-the-art and open source technologies to ensure that our IT solutions are user-friendly, efficient and easily scalable.

Our expertise: Web-based and mobile solutions

Mainlevel develops IT solutions that are uniquely tailored to the needs and objectives of your organisation and projects. For us, software development is part of of a holistic process to digitalisation . We develop customised web-based and mobile IT solutions for:

  • Data management: Enabling you to manage the full data life-cycle of your organisation or programme effectively, responsibly and safely.
  • Monitoring and evaluation: Making every aspect of M&E easy and efficient – from setting up your theory of change model and indicators to data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Social and civic interventions: Improving the outreach, inclusiveness and effectiveness of your social and civic interventions through digital solutions – e.g. in the areas of e-governance, citizen participation, youth development or gender-based violence prevention.
  • Project management: Improving your knowledge management and team collaboration through web-based solutions.

Our approach: Scalable technology for the future

It is our philosophy that software development always involves and focuses on the users right from the start. We involve you and your stakeholders closely throughout the development process. Our SCRUM-based agile project management and collaborative online tools ensure that we build IT solutions that flexibly adapt to your demands and are intuitive to use.

Our experience in developing software systems shows, that requirements will very likely change during the implementation phase and after the first pilots. We consider this fact when developing digital solutions by

  • applying an agile software development process to allow for permanent stakeholder feedback and early testing during the implementation phase
  • introducing a modular and scalable software architecture to allow for scaling up in the future

Our principles

Online- and mobile-first

Our IT solutions tap into the potential of online and mobile technologies that are adapted to the environment in which they will operate.


Our IT solutions are built to be light-weight and modular in order to keep them flexible, easily adaptable to changing demands and scalable.

Low-bandwidth optimisation

Our web-based solutions and mobile apps are optimised to work with unstable network conditions, e.g. considering offline data entry or SMS-based solutions to reach people with feature phones.

Compatibility with other systems

Our IT solutions are open to connect to other systems, for example project databases, ERP systems or data collection tools.

Flexible database technology

Our preferred database technology provides high flexibility and capabilities for analysing and aggregating big data sets in real-time by storing data in graphs.

Central secure data storage

Our IT solutions are hosted in professional data centres that adhere to stringent EU data safety regulations.

Do you have a concrete IT solution in mind? Or do you have a digital vision but you’re unsure how to realise it?

Get in touch with us and let’s explore together how your project can benefit from digitalisation. For us, every challenge is an opportunity to design, develop and implement IT solutions that help you achieve your goals.