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CTO-as-a-Service – AI & Data Science Product Design & Development

Every company needs a senior technology leader to make key decisions for the good of its products and services. It’s why Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) are important.

Yet maybe your organization doesn’t have a senior technical co-founder to drive innovation and technical strategy, identify key emerging technologies; while managing IT operations ( cloud, mobile, AI, VR & analytics)

When you need strategic insights about people, process and technology, who will you trust to deliver immediate results?


You have many business decisions to make

What’s your product tech strategy, will it scale, who should you hire and why adopt emerging new technology trends

Your business has to weigh the budget impact, probable ROI, possible technical debt benefits and the risks

You need someone with both the business and technical experience and expertise to deliver the ideal strategy

Pagarba Solutions CTO-as-a-Service (CaaS) is that vital Technical Advisor leading your company toward the right technical and product decisions, aligning with your vision, strategies, processes and business goals


  • Have a great idea, but don’t know how to implement it ?
  • Looking for a Technical Advisor or CTO ?
  • Artificial intelligence companies making you confused?
  • Confused about your product market fit & strategy ?
  • You’re an early-stage startup and you need help building and mentoring your design, development and engineering teams
  • You need someone on your side to make sure that the low-cost development shop you hired is doing what you need and want
  • You want a 3rd party to come in and evaluate your existing platform and architecture to find ways to digitally transform your organization with emerging tech like AI, data science, IoT, blockchain, VR/AR

Let Pagarba Solutions be your
Technical Advisor, Solution Architect or Chief Technology Officer


The initial one-hour consultation meeting is  free of charge

After the initial consultation meeting, if you express the desire to retain Pagarba Solutions, we will draw up a statement of work (SOW) for both of us to sign.

We start with the initial conversation, After That, we will detail the exact responsibilities  for both parties during the course of the work.
We will also detail what deliverable’s and results will be handed off to you at the end of the work


Pagarba Solutions offers CTO-as-a-Service (CaaS) and Product Development Strategy for startups, small businesses and entrepreneurs


cto as a service

We are here to help your company design, develop, troubleshoot and support your technical and product teams and
help you bring your ideas to fruition.

You can think of CaaS as you think of your Life coach , personal trainer or lawyer.

Pay for what you get


Maybe you need a Chief Technical Officer (CTO) or a Chief Architect (CA), and not even realize it. And wouldn’t it be great if we could make your idea come to life with awesome design philosophies and development best practices, followed up by key go-to-marketing strategies ?

Here are some of the ways that
Pagarba Solution’s CTO as a Service could help you :

  • Vision: Helping you realize your vision by helping to assemble or provide key product and development teams and leading them to design and develop a product
  • Immersion & Innovation: Taking an existing product you have and transforming it into an innovative immersive experience
  • Current vs Future State Advisory : Assessment of your current applications and development organization and future transformation roadmap and plans
  • Confidence: We will help you practice your story and pitch and even meet with investors.
  • Product Design: Architecting and designing products, platforms & systems, especially mobile, AI, analytics, VR/AR, blockchain & cloud-based systems and, As a Result, better revenue and efficient processes
  • Refactoring: Transforming your current system into modular best practice microservices devops friendly architecture
  • Development: Writing production-quality scale-able code
  • Business, Marketing & Technical Documentation: Writing technical roadmaps and white papers, marketing material, business operations processes
  • Face-offs: Performing product evaluations
  • Due Diligence: Vetting vendors, and facing off with CEO’s, CTO’s and Chief Architects from other organizations

Pagarba Solutions isn’t just an artificial intelligence company, but an interactive intelligent experiences company doing VR/AR & blockchain, for instance

What do Artificial Intelligence companies do ?

Product Strategy

Pagarba has deep experience rooted in Computer Science and Management Consulting with which we can analyze your technical and business environment and map it to your larger strategic goals. We are strategy and tech agnostic and we will :

  • assess your goals , visions, challenges and identify quick wins
  • take a design thinking agile approach to deliver continuous incremental and automated devops progress
  • accommodate for existing expertise on your team and legacy system integration

Current State Assessment

Assess and Optimize

Optimize Your Product Management Function and Process

  • Define a process to meet your needs
  • Optimize your current process
  • Determine which development processes (agile versus waterfall) are appropriate
  • Analyze and make recommendations for optimizing your current process
  • Leverage Pagarba’s business transformation Product Process to lead you into the future

Competitive & Market Analysis

  • Identify target markets
  • Find White Noise & Market fit
  • Determine markets that are appropriate for your company’s unique talents
  • Perform customer and market research
  • Deep dive analysis and report

Deep Customer Research & Opportunity Analysis

Execute Customer Research to Determine Critical Needs Required for Your Products & Solutions

  • “Quick and dirty” surveys and customer interviews to rapidly and inexpensively validate ideas
  • Market research through secondary research sources such as analyst firms and industry experts
  • Quantify opportunity

Product & Solution Definition

Customer Need this product or Solution …

  • Design Thinking brainstorming & mapping sessions
  • Write User Stories & Customer Mapping strategies based off brainstorming sessions
  • MVP & Pilot planning
  • Write MRDs (Market Requirements Documents)
  • Write PRDs (Product Requirements Documents)
  • Define products & solutions
  • Gather detailed requirements
  • Write high level functional specs
  • Give engineering teams clear and concise information about customer needs
  • Prioritize product backlogs and feature sets into “Must Have”, “Nice to Have” and “Next Release”
  • Develop short-term and long-term product roadmaps
  • Write FAQs

Product Roadmaps

Create Detailed Specific Product Roadmaps & Plans

  • Capture, analyze and prioritize all product & solution requirements
  • Create a 30-60-90 day roadmap and plan
  • Create a 1-2-3 year roadmap and release plan
  • Use best practices such as “Themes” and “Golden Features” to create a well thought out plan

Engineering Guides & Plans

Work with Engineering Teams and Plan out product & solution best practices

  • Determine feature versus schedule tradeoffs
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Make difficult feature decisions
  • Decide whether products  and solutions are ready for first customer ship
  • Engineering team life-cycle management and roadmap resource planning

Beta Programs

Manage Alpha & Beta Customer Programs

  • Go-To-Market MVP strategy and plan
  • After the MVP roadmap, planning and management
  • Write early customer success stories
  • Gather initial product feedback
  • Secure early customer wins to validate additional financing or resource opportunities

Ship Products & go-to marketing strategy

Do All Work Necessary to test, analyze Ship/Release Products Successfully

  • Continue competitive analysis
  • Discover competition weak spots & opportunities
  • Follow Trends & be ahead of curve when it comes to new releases by competitors
  • Define and manage all aspect of the whole product or solution offering
  • Create product go-to-marketing packaging

Product Lifecycle Management

Managed Product releases, bugs, support, fixes, future releases

  • Managed Product lifecycle
  • engineering support
  • devops support
  • managed overall product or solution support

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