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What is Flow exactly?
Traditionally, engineering has relied on narrative and subjective metrics like story points and tickets cleared to demonstrate business value. Flow is an organizational tool, pioneering a different way of measuring and communicating about pro...
Who is Flow for?
Flow is designed for leaders of software developments teams, including  CTOs ,  VPEs ,  Directors ,  Engineering Managers , and T eam Leads . Basically, it's for anyone who is responsible for lead...
How is my data stored?
Your security is very important to us. The basic overview of security is this: We do not keep a copy of your repos and our analyzation is done on-the-fly. We always connect via SSH key pairs (like a build runner would). When...
How much does Flow cost?
Our pricing plans are described on the  pricing page .  Pricing tiers are based on the  number of people  actively contributing to your codebase, and the  number of repos  that we process.  ...
Can I just start the trial without a demo?
Flow introduces a bunch of new ways of seeing and measuring software engineering work. In the early days, when people tried the app without a little training, the most common response was: “This is cool, but what can  I do &nbs...
How do I get a 15 day free trial?
We personally on-board everyone to make sure you get started on the right foot. You can  request your demo here .  After the demo, you'll get access to a 15 day free trial. ...
Will this change our workflow?
Flow works with your current process, so there’s nothing to change in your workflow. All of our reporting is automatically generated when your developers check in code. No more bothering people to update tickets, or interrupting people ...
Which Git hosts do you support?
Flow works with any Git repository, no matter where you host it.  If your repos are available in the cloud or behind a firewall we will be able to connect to your codebase. Flow is fully integrated with the following Git Hosts: ...
Is there an on-premises version of Flow?
Yes, we offer an on-prem solution for enterprise customers. 100% on your network. Flow never phones home and cannot transmit any of your information. Works with most cloud providers' VPC's and most operating systems. Setup ...
What browsers does Flow support?
We are working hard to give you more choices in browser! Today, though, you'll have the best experience if you use the most recent, stable version of Chrome.  ...
Which languages are supported?
We are language agnostic, so  any coding language  checked into a Git repo will work. ...
Can’t you just "game" the metrics?
This question comes up quite a bit, and the answer is… please do!  Let’s take a look at what gaming the numbers on a few key metrics might look like: Unreviewed PR’s.  Unreviewed PR’s is the percenta...
Is this just a lines of code counter?
Well, sure you count lines of code, but why would you want to do that?  As demonstrated by this story from the early days at Apple,  managing by lines of code is kind of ridiculous . And it's not even clear how you would...