Acumen versus LinearB
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In these times of economic struggle, our portfolio's top companies are facing difficult choices concerning their operations, organizational structure, and engineering workforce.

Acumen is the perfect solution for engineering teams looking to stay ahead of the competition. Our tailored solution puts vital data at your fingertips and offers a unique perspective on your talent.

While other companies may offer a list of features and generic insights, we've been working with engineering leaders for over 3 years and truly understand the key factors that are important to you when choosing a solution. Trust us to provide the support and tools your team needs to succeed.

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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

We have designed a quick, non-intrusive 3LO integration. No org-wide implementation is needed. Within less than a day, you and your group managers will enjoy the value of Acumen, and watch out – it's addictive!

After the integration with LinearB, you will need to run a pilot with several teams to get their buy-in. You will then be able to tell developers to use the tool. About 10-15% of your engineers will embrace the tool.

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Get what you need – no more, no less. Data is cool, but it can go against you if you don't know what to do about it. We are here to help you solve your problems, not to create new ones.

Think trends, alerts, benchmarks and actionable tips.

Ultimately, we help you make the most of your engineering talent by going beyond benchmarks and processes.

Get endless metrics and charts. You will have a different interface for each person in your organization, which can be great if they actually use it. But remember, your pain is not your team's pain.

Our experience shows that you will end up using 3-4 metrics, and your team will churn out quickly.

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

Similarly, LinearB also provides you with SOC2 Type 2 and ISO 27001 certifications.

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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.

Is your team larger than 19 developers? If so, please prepare $600 per developer. Paid yearly only.

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Workforce health

Your delivery depends on your people. Get a comprehensive view of the dynamics of your team, identify your power centers, and make the right decisions when managing your team.

You need to keep in mind that LinearB is "project oriented." If you only want to see your project's progress and contributors, LinearB’s a good choice. However, you will not find any tools, insights, or actions that'll help your workforce improve.