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Lead your engineering organization with confidence

Swarmia gives software organizations with thousands of developers the insights they need to eliminate bottlenecks and quantify the business impact of engineering.
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Get a bird’s eye view into the whole organization

Bring your organizational hierarchy to Swarmia and get a high-level overview of how different groups and teams are doing.
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Visualize work with organizational insights
Identify trends and signals
Quickly see which teams need your support and guidance.
Slice and dice the data
Drill into metrics behind the aggregates to understand what’s really going on.
Take action
Use data to start conversations that drive the teams to improve.

Quantify the business impact of engineering

Communicate the value of engineering work to all stakeholders and spot opportunities to maximize the business impact of software development.
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Maximize business impact
Get the data you need to communicate the dollar value of engineering initiatives.
Identify hidden patterns
Spot opportunities to improve collaboration, reduce tech debt, or reorganize teams.
A tool for your platform team
Give your platform team a way to measure the success of org-wide productivity work.
With Swarmia, we’re able to highlight problem areas, set target levels, and drive continuous improvement.
Alex Plugaru
Co-Founder & CTO at Gorgias

Empower teams and team leads

Give engineering managers and teams the visibility and tools they need to drive better conversations and make informed decisions.

Analyze work in progress

Use the Work Log to look at all the ongoing work, recognize activity anti-patterns, and remove blockers like multitasking or siloing.

Support and coach individuals

Instead of trying to reduce developers into a single metric, use Developer Overview to enrich 1:1s and career development discussions.

Automate feedback loops

Encourage teams to adopt Working Agreements and subscribe to Slack notifications to speed up code reviews and improve collaboration.

Enterprise-grade features meet lightweight setup

Swarmia combines the best of both worlds: security, access control, and APIs that meet enterprise expectations with flexible configuration that only takes minutes.
Built to scale
From team hierarchies to Okta SSO and export APIs, Swarmia fits the needs of large organizations.
Easy to integrate
Swarmia works with your internal systems as well as the the tools your engineering teams already use.
Flexible configuration
Setting up Swarmia is easy. You can either do it yourself or get support from our customer success team.
Roll out at your own pace
Your dedicated customer success manager will work with your team to tailor onboarding and roll out.
Designed security-first
Swarmia is SOC 2 Type 2 and GDPR compliant. We’re committed to performing security audits twice a year.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get started?

We recommend getting started by scheduling a meeting with one of our product experts. They’re happy to give you a tour of the product, answer any questions you may have, and work with your team to tailor a trial/POC plan for your organization.

Alternatively, you can start a free 14-day trial.

How long does it take to set up Swarmia?

Getting started with Swarmia is straightforward and you can either set it up on your own or get support from our customer success team.

The main set up steps include:

  • Connecting GitHub to Swarmia. After you’ve selected the repositories you’d like to connect, it typically takes us a few hours to import your historical data, or up to 24 hours in with large organizations.
  • Connecting Jira/Linear to Swarmia. Importing historical data typically takes a few hours, or up to 24 hours in with large organizations.
  • Setting up the organizational structure and teams. You can automate team membership management from GitHub, or you can do the setup manually.
  • Configuring investment categories. You can quickly set up rules that determine the categories in which PRs and Jira tickets are assigned.
  • Onboarding your first teams. Each team can control their own settings, set up Slack notifications, and adopt working agreements that are relevant for them. For larger organizations, we recommend a gradual roll out with onboarding support from our customer success team.
How do you enforce data quality?

We hear from customers who’ve used competing tools that the data quality in Swarmia is generally better than in any other tool they’ve used.

There are a few reasons for this:

  • Swarmia is not a black box: instead of only showing aggregate metrics, Swarmia allows you to drill down to the numbers behind each aggregate. This way, you can quickly validate the accuracy of the data you’re seeing.
  • Rule-based automation: there’s no secret sauce or magic “algorithm” behind the way we categorize data in Swarmia. Instead, you can use flexible rules to decide which data points to include and where.
  • Real-time data sync: the changes you make in GitHub and Jira are reflected in Swarmia in near real-time.
  • Teams control their own data: unlike competing products that only offer leadership dashboards, Swarmia also contains powerful features for engineering teams. By using Swarmia’s tools and insights in their daily work, engineering teams are motivated to keep their data in good shape.
Do all our teams have to use Jira a certain way to get high-quality data?

No. One of our product principles is that every software team is different. In practice, this means that Swarmia works for your engineering teams as well as the whole organization, no matter how they’ve decided to use Jira.

We often hear from customers that even a short trial with Swarmia has had a positive impact on their Jira hygiene.

Can I get a copy of Swarmia’s SOC 2 Type 2 audit report?

Absolutely. Reach out to or your account manager to get your copy.

We’re happy to share the report with anyone we have a legitimate business relationship with. If you’re a security team member looking for an answer to this question, please make sure that your point of contact for the Swarmia evaluation has talked to your account manager about it.

Can you fill out our security questionnaire?

We’d be happy to complete a security questionnaire for any company considering one of our paid plans. Please reach out to your account manager or to get started.

Do you support Single Sign-On (SSO) / SAML?

Swarmia supports Single Sign-On through Okta and secure login through GitHub.

We offer Single Sign-On (SSO) through Okta in our Enterprise plan. This is especially useful when you’d like to invite non-engineering stakeholders to Swarmia.

Customers in our Free, Lite, and Standard plans can log in to Swarmia with their GitHub login. This allows you to use an identity provider that your organization already trusts.

The typical Single Sign-On features work through the GitHub authentication:

  • Anyone with access to the relevant GitHub organization will also be able to access Swarmia, so you don’t need to create Swarmia user accounts for each employee.
  • When an account is disabled from your SSO provider, if you’ve configured it to be deleted from GitHub the change will also propagate to Swarmia automatically.
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