Where are you today?

Forte Design offers creative problem solving, technology implementation, and business transformation services. We are dedicated to empowering organizations and people to meet strategic directives and overcome business challenges. We focus on team-based collaboration, enterprise communications, and business performance solutions built using and extending the Microsoft Office 365 platform.  

Our passion is helping organizations tackle the challenges and opportunities of the modern workplace. The landscape is changing and we are here to help your organization navigate these new digital challenges.

Where are you heading?



In today’s workplace, organizational success cannot take place in a silo. Rather, success is based on a fully connected ecosystem or people, processes, and technology. In its simplest of terms it’s a construct that requires the embracement of a new cultural change. At Forte Design we identify these as the modern workplace pillars:

Share | Inform | Transform | Perform

Whether you are new to Office 365, want to expand your current digital transformation, or just need some additional help we offer the following services:

  • Office 365 strategic planning assessment and change communications

  • Team collaboration and full life-cycle document management

  • Communications and employee engagement

  • Data collection, analysis, and dashboards

  • Workflows, automation, and cloud extensions

We also can fulfill any of these areas on both project-based or long-term managed services. Forte Design has assembled a network of proven all-stars that can scale anywhere from Azure custom development, large-scale content migrations, SharePoint custom app creation, and Power BI dashboards. There’s a new culture of work - one that is increasingly diverse, geographically distributed, and mobile.

How will you build success?



Forte Design delivers creative problem solving, technology implementation, and business transformation services. We are dedicated to empowering organizations and people to meet strategic directives and overcome business challenges. We focus on team-based collaboration tools, enterprise communication platforms, and business performance solutions via use and extension of the Microsoft Office 365 platform. 

Founded in Seattle over ten years ago, Forte Design continues to deliver compelling and innovative solutions that address business and technical communication challenges. With long-term partner and vendor relationships at for Microsoft, Forte Design is able to work within latest platform releases. After seven years in Southern California, we continue to provide remote consulting services to several long-term Microsoft clients/organizations as well as support our Puget Sound and Southern California clients. 


Chuck LaForte

Founder of Forte Design, Inc.


Our Work

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We are thrilled with the results and quality of work that Andrew and Chuck delivered! They brought their technical and architectural talents together to complete a complex SharePoint site consolidation. They make a great team.
— Irina, Senior Manager, Microsoft Corporation - Worldwide Payment Solutions
It has been a pleasure having Chuck build and support our program communication site. He’s technical, but more importantly, he really understands our communication and business requirements. He is willing to work with us every step of the way from our initial content assessment through design and implementation. I continue to recommend Chuck to my peers!
— Michelle, Communications Director (Ketchum Pleon Change)
Chuck is an exceptional consultant with the ability to match business process with technical capability. What always impressed me about him was not that he had all the answers, but that he knew to ask the right questions. By identifying the critical business issues, he was always able to help clients implement the best plan to improve their business.
— Robert, Senior Technology Engagement Manager (Avenade)
Chuck is one of those IT consultants that makes ANYONE look good. He is an expert in SharePoint, and more importantly and expert on being a professional consultant; he does what he says he will do and always delivers on his promises. He represents the top 1% of all software consultants I’ve worked with in the past 5 years and would recommend him without reservation.
— Talent Manager (Robert Half Technology)

Our team of all-stars includes solution architects, web developers, web designers, graphic artists, and production support specialists. many of these professionals work behind-the-scenes but their amazing work is reflected in everything we do!


Forte Design, Inc
Office: 424.272.1185
Redondo Beach, CA 90277