About Black Marble

About Black Marble

Key information on who we are as a company.

Black Marble was founded in 1997 to provide high end quality software development to end customers. Our reputation for a clear and direct approach to solving complex business problems provided a strong foundation for the new company, and our skills in delivering innovative solutions helped accelerate our growth.


Black Marble develops solutions across the Microsoft platform, from custom developed software solutions, to BizTalk and cloud integration solutions, through Azure DevOps consultancy, Microsoft Azure projects, UWP solutions, including HoloLens and Surface Hub.

We specialise in developing New User Experiences, including touch and multi-touch solutions, on innovative technologies, where we emphasise the creation of delightful and easy to visualise user experiences.

We develop solutions to be delivered across a variety of form-factors and screen types, including Smartphones, touchscreens, large format displays, slate devices, and gesture-interfaces.

Black Marble specialises in delivering Health Checks and Rescue Services across all our areas of expertise, working with the customer to bring their solutions back on track, and up to standard.

Black Marble is a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, holding key competencies at the Gold and Silver Standard.

Our Customers

From our roots as a hard-core, deep development house specialising in .NET, we pride ourselves in delivering solutions across industry and sector – from insurance systems to managing virtual machines, to artificially intelligent games.

We have delivered solutions in …

  • BizTalk to HealthCare, Pensions, Logistics.
  • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and Azure DevOps to Finance, HealthCare, Media and Communications.
  • Windows (UWP) for HealthCare, Media and Communications, Retail, Finance and Public Safety & National Security.
  • Microsoft Azure to Non-profit, Public Sector.
  • Software Development – cross sector solutions.

The Team

3 of our key staff are Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals in Azure/Developer Technologies – we also have a former Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Ranger.

We have Chartered Engineers, Chartered IT Professionals and two Fellows of the British Computer Society. Our CEO sits on the industry advisory boards for both the University of Bradford and the University of Hull with the latter awarding him Honorary Fellow in Computing. Our staff are Microsoft Certified Professionals, providing our customers with the confidence that they are getting the best.

From the first phone call they have been exceptionally helpful, knowledgeable and excellent knowledge sharers, equipping us with the tools to support any solution they put in place. Their documentation is detailed, thorough and easy to understand. Nothing is too much for them and will always reply in a crisis.