Overview

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One liner: 54 characters
GitPrime is productivity analytics for software teams.

A bit more: 78 characters
GitPrime analyzes a team’s codebase to quantify software engineering progress.

Even more: 136 characters
GitPrime uses data from version control to help engineering teams understand their work patterns and improve the way they build software.

Summary

GitPrime analyzes a team’s codebase to quantify software engineering progress and help engineering managers lead their team effectively. Unlike traditional ticketing systems, that only track requested features based on self-reporting, GitPrime leverages the data from version control to provide timely and accurate answers based on facts not feelings.

For example, GitPrime helps managers identify engineers who are stuck or bogged down with refactoring, and quantify the amount of effort spent paying down technical debt.

For many companies, their engineering team is their largest expense and most important division, while the engineering work itself has lacked visibility into how thing are going. Unlike sales teams which have clear productivity metrics, engineering teams have no way to measure progress objectively which leads to subjective and arbitrary management.

GitPrime bridges the communication gap between engineering and the rest of the organization to help stakeholders finally understand how things are going based on concrete data.

Origin Story

Travis originally came up with the idea at a previous startup where he was in charge of scaling and managing the engineering team. Frustrated by the difficulties in communicating with non-technical engineering stakeholders, he started creating reports to objectively quantify engineering throughput and show how events elsewhere in the company can impact engineering progress. GitPrime was an evolution of these reports, with the goal of making this level of visibility easily available to all engineering teams.

Press Coverage

“Y Combinator Winter 2016”

“Every company with a software engineering team needs this”

“4 Cloud Startups to Watch From Y Combinator”

“Productivity analytics firm GitPrime names Prosper cofounder as president”

“$2.9 million in grants stir technology innovation in Colorado”

Bios

Travis Kimmel
Co-founder, CEO

GitPrime co-founder and former engineering manager who wrote the first version of GitPrime for personal use.

Ben Thompson
Co-founder, CMO

GitPrime co-founder and veteran digital product developer and designer, whose past clients include Sony, Target and the Smithsonian.

John Witchel
COO

Previously co-founder and CTO of Prosper with 3x exits and over 20+ years leading technical teams.

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Commit Workflow
A global view of work progress, across all repositories and teams.

GitPrime Daily Digest
Get a roundup of most significant contributions and commits from entire team for the previous day.

Engineer Snapshot
See how a contributor compares to the rest of the team in a given timeframe, and one specific piece of feedback to give them at the next one-on-one.