Acumen versus Athenian
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The top companies in our portfolio are dealing with difficult choices related to their operations, organizational structure, and engineering workforce, as the economy is in a state of struggle.

For engineering teams looking to gain a competitive edge, Acumen is the ideal solution. Our custom-made solution puts essential data at your fingertips and offers a unique perspective on your talent. Unlike other companies that offer a list of features and generic insights, we have been working with engineering leaders for over 3 years and understand the important factors that are important to you when selecting a solution. Trust us to provide the support and tools your team needs to excel.

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In short, we cut the bullshit for you. We believe in
Simple, Quick and Intuitive.
Focus on what matters most.
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Pilot and Onboarding

Our 3LO integration is designed to be non-intrusive and quick, eliminating the need for any extensive implementation within your organization. Within less than one day, you and your group managers can begin reaping the benefits of Acumen, and be warned - it's highly addictive!

After the integration with Athenian, you will need to customize the tool to fit your workflows. Once that is done, you’ll need to run a pilot with several teams to get their buy-in.

In addition, you will need quite a bit of education around metrics, what they mean, how and when each member should use them, etc.

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Get what you need, no more no less. Data is useful, but it can be harmful if you don't know how to handle it. We're here to help you solve your problems, not create new ones. We offer you trend insights, alerts, benchmarks, and actionable tips to help you make the most of your engineering talent by going beyond just benchmarks and processes.

With Athenian, you’ll get endless high-level metrics and charts. You may get the idea of where you stand and how your teams are doing, but you won’t understand why it happened and how to turn it around without connecting all the dots yourself. 

If you love spending hours digging through your data, this can be a great tool for you. But if not, it might not be the one you need.

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Here, there is no room for compromise. We are SOC2 Type 2 and ISO 27001 certified and GDPR compliant.

Athenian provides you with SOC2 Type 2 certification.

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Did we say cut the bullshit? $10 per developer, no weird limitations, unlimited team members, projects, and repos. Oh, and you can pay monthly and stop whenever you want.

Working with Jira? Is your team larger than 50  developers? Please prepare $600 per developer. Paid yearly only.

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Workforce health

Deliveries are only as successful as the people who bring it to life. Gain a complete picture of your team's dynamics, find your strongest players, and make choices that elevate your delivery

When considering Athenian, keep in mind it's a project-focused solution. If you're only seeking a glimpse into your project's progress and the people behind it, it's a worthwhile choice. But don't look for any actionable insights that you could use to actually enhance your team's performance.