FTE Allocation by Issue Type

Optimize R&D Spend to Meet Business Goals

Effectively aligning engineering efforts to business priorities is about finding a common language. Translate project resourcing to business outcomes and informed recommendations on future strategy with LinearB.

We correlate data across your tools to identify bottlenecks and automate developer workflow optimization.

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The Need for Visibility into Resource Allocation

Operating efficiently is crucial to engineering success. So is ensuring business alignment by working on projects that will delight customers and help drive revenue and retention. Delivering on this dual mandate requires visibility into R&D resourcing that includes costs, investments, and industry benchmarks.
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Balancing Engineering and Business Needs

Balancing Engineering and Business Needs

Translate engineering health to business impact with Resource Allocation reporting. This rich information gives leaders the tools they need to showcase how engineering investments will impact delivery timelines, understand the real cost of unplanned work, and estimate the ROI of engineering efforts.
See resourcing data flexibly with views into projects, epics, initiatives, labels, custom fields, and more
Understand where your teams are spending time–like New Value vs. Keeping the Lights On
Get a view of work breakdown including planned, added, and completed work
Complete the business alignment picture with Project Delivery data
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Drive Business Results From R&D

Show Your Impact
Decide With Data
Cut Across Views
Connect your projects’ resource allocation to delivery performance and business goals so everyone–from sales to marketing to the C-suite–can see and understand engineering’s impact. LinearB makes it easy to:
Use data to make the correct resourcing decisions
Showcase the time and cost savings of programmable workflows
Make the business case for additional engineering headcount
Connect impact metrics like DORA to business outcomes
R&D Cost Report

Automation, Flexible Data, & Success Partners Mean Business Impact


Become a Business-Minded Engineering Leader

Integrate Your Issue Tracking and Project Management Tools
Connect PM tools to LinearB and see your boards, epics, labels, initiatives, and other custom data in one place. Then look at where you’re putting your dev resources and what you can optimize with automation.
Translate Engineering Project Effort into Money Spent
See where your resources are being spent then input the average salary of your team members and get an accurate picture of what each of your projects, initiatives, and epics actually cost.
Make Adjustments and Recommendations Based on Empirical Data
Negotiate priorities, showcase engineering’s impact in business terms, and offer data-backed suggestions on how to scale efficiency and where compromises are possible.
Learn how LinearB metrics can help you improve work breakdown and reduce cycle time, change failure rate, and mean time to restore.
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Explore the details of software delivery excellence, PR workflows, and how to persuade the boardroom as an engineering leader.
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