Acumen builds next-generation technology products and services that blaze new trails.

You bring the vision. We have the expertise.

At Acumen, we understand that as a CTO, your ultimate goal is IT that works and works well.

You want to deliver high-quality projects that meet the demands of your CEO and showcase your abilities as a leader in your industry. Unfortunately, not having the necessary resources can leave you feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. 

But we’re here to tell you that there is a better way.

We’ve been in your shoes before, which is why we created Acumen – to provide all the resources and support you need to successfully complete your IT projects. Our proven development framework removes all confusion and ensures success, so you can confidently guide and manage your project from concept to deployment.

Don’t let frustration hold you back any longer. 

The Project Success Calculator

This calculator will score your projects at any stage of the process, either before you start and even as a retrospective scorecard to identify the areas that require most improvement. 

Save yourself millions of $, and loads of stress by using this simple tool.

  1. Uncover Hidden Obstacles: Assess critical factors such as leadership, preparation, resourcing, collaboration, management, design, delivery, and deployment.

  2. Save Time and Resources: Confidently guide your project from concept to deployment. 

  3. Increase Project Success Likelihood: Calculate your project’s success likelihood as a percentage. 

The Project Success Calculator

The Project Success Calculator

Please answer each of the following 8 questions by providing a rating between 0 and 10 with 10 being a very strong yes and 0 being a very strong no. 

1. Leadership


2. Preparation


3. Resourcing


4. Collaboration


5. Management


6. Design


7. Delivery


8. Deployment


Where should I send the results?

I would like to send you your results, as well as a spread sheet version of  this calculator. The spread sheet version will be very useful for in house predictions of a project's success

These scores are weighted and used to calculate your likelihood of project success score

Likelihood of project success

Click next if you scored less than 100%

How much is not having the right technology solutions costing you in missed opportunities and lost revenue?

Is your CEO frustrated?

Your IT team just does not have the resources to deliver what your CEO wants

Are you losing revenue?

Your current IT infrastructure and resources are creating missed opportunities

Are you falling behind?

Your competitors are leaving you behind and have better IT solutions

Not having the necessary resources can leave you feeling frustrated and overwhelmed. But we’re here to tell you that there is a better way.

Acumen designs, builds, deploys and supports innovative tech solutions that empower businesses to excel and deliver results beyond expectations.

Clear Road Map

We provide a clear road map so you confidently guide and manage your project from concept to deployment.

No Hidden Costs

We provide a detailed budget so you can plan for every cent your project will require

Only The Best Talent

We hire only the best people so you work with only the best. Our teams are highly effective.

Proven Framework

We use our battle tested framework to ensure your project will be a success.

We know what it’s like to have your executives lose confidence in your IT department’s ability to deliver projects. It’s frustrating to have the vision but not have the resources to deliver at the standard you demand and your CEO expects.

As a CTO you cannot do it all alone.  That is why we created Acumen. Acumen supplies all the resources a project might require as well as a proven development framework that removes all confusion, ensures success and clearly lays out the pathway from concept to deployment.

Acumen's technology solutions deliver the resources you need to meet CEO demands and exceed your own standards.

Our 3 Step Process for Success

Discovery Call

Book a discovery call with Mark, our project pro, to share your vision, your goals and understand your frustrations.

Review the Success Road Map

The road map is the path from your frustrations to your success. We will show you the way and then walk with you.

Deliver Success

The road map, our success framework together with our high performing teams means your project is guaranteed to be a sucess

Acumen Is Trusted By:

“Acumen’s design-led development process really came to the fore with the minimum viable core of the MobiNET App being developed and released in under 8 weeks. This foundation has scaled to thousands of users without needing any revisions”

Alex van den Bosch

Founder & lead entrepreneur, MobiNET

“Not only a highly intelligent, efficient and resourceful software solutions company, is a centre of internet business innovation, with a lifestyle orientated attitude to business which aims to secure the long-term wellbeing of the business and the entrepreneur. A business dream is just a strategy away, with enough laughs to accompany the ups and downs of navigating a new business journey!”

Carina Bruwer

CEO, Gigster

“We have worked with various software companies over the years to help provide systems and processes to support our growth but we have always struggled to get what we want and have ended up either compromising on the end solution or not starting the project. We find Acumen’s approach incredibly refreshing and completely transparent. It’s been such a pleasure working with them and they have added so much value to what we do, that we find ourselves actively looking for ways to work with them more and they are now core to our strategy moving forward."

William Duk

Group CEO - Plantation Shutters®

“Acumen partnered with us to make a shared dream a reality. They significantly contributed to establishing the necessary foundation by providing the tools and experience to accelerate this process. I commend Acumen for their unprecedented commitment to trust and principle.”

CEO - Sigmavii

Group CEO - Plantation Shutters®


Most frequent questions and answers

Despite being a small company, we assure you that we are agile, flexible, and competent enough to deliver on your project. We prioritize the involvement of our executives in your project and do not delegate tasks to juniors or interns to ensure quality results. Plus, being smaller, we offer more affordable rates without compromising quality.

Our track record speaks for itself – our clients stay with us for the long haul. With over a decade of experience, we’ve built strong, lasting relationships with our customers.

Our model allows us to tap into a worldwide pool of resources, with the flexibility to work in any location or time zone. We are always available and have ample capacity to meet your needs.

Technical development can be expensive but Acumen provides significantly better value for money by making smarter architectural decisions, including extensive leveraging re-usability of code. Our initial process will not only give you the road map you need to bring your project to life, but will also determine the investment needed. The scope of the project can then be tailored to suit your budget.

Our approach to project management is founded on full transparency. We adhere to a signed off plan with clear KPIs and milestones to ensure progress towards success. Our focus on transparency and KPIs guarantees that projects stay on track and aimed at success.


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