We’re Software Experts That Speak Utility

UX Design • Software Engineering • DevOps

We understand the unique challenges modern electric utilities are facing and believe that meeting those challenges will require thoughtful digital transformation driven by human-centered design.

Discover how our experts can transform your utility organization.

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Work We Love

We design and build exceptional digital products. For over a decade, we’ve helped industry partners solve complex problems from capacity planning and forecasting to team management and visualization.

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We Build Partnerships

We form partnerships that endure, because every project starts as a sprint, but ends with a marathon.

We Create Dependable Products

We are proud to help our partners build products used by some of the world’s most trusted brands.

Strategic Risk Associates

Turning to Simple Thread to help us execute on our vision was the best decision we made.

Michael Glotz Michael Glotz / CEO
Chesterfield Auto Parts

The Simple Thread team took the time to deeply understand our business, and that is clearly reflected in the final product. It’s exactly what we needed.

Troy Webber Troy Webber / President

Awards & Recognition

  • RVA25 award

Digital Product Design & Development

We have one mission: To help our partners design, build, and deploy amazing digital products.

Product Strategy

Product Strategy

Figuring out where to go.

UX Design

UX Design

Drawing the map.

Software Engineering

Software Engineering

Building it right.



Operating at scale.


Why Do Energy Companies Love Working with Us?

We excel in highly-regulated environments. Our team has extensive experience navigating the complex energy and utility industries to support regulatory compliance. We understand the importance of meeting industry standards and design experiences to help our clients stay ahead of the curve.

We have a few beliefs that guide us…

  • Trusted advisors

    We don’t just take orders, we guide you to the best outcome.

  • Open communication

    We communicate openly, honestly, and frequently.

  • Devoted partnerships

    We form partnerships that endure, because every project starts as a sprint, but ends with a marathon.

  • Dedicated teams

    Our teams are comprised of full-time employees, all working on the same schedule.

  • Startup mindset

    We build software like it is our own.

  • Enduring software

    We build lasting products using proven technologies.

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