October 11, 2012 09:13 ET

Akken Partners With InsightSquared to Integrate Data Intelligence With Staffing and Recruiting Software

Powerful, Real-Time Data Analytics for Akken Staffing Customers

NASHUA, NH--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2012) -  Akken, the staffing efficiency improvement specialists, announced today a partnership with leading staffing analytics provider InsightSquared. Akken Staffing customers can now access actionable data that allows them to make data-driven decisions with InsightSquared's automatic and dynamic reports.

"InsightSquared offers Akken Staffing customers a more complete understanding of their most valuable data," said Fred Shilmover, CEO of InsightSquared. "With the amount of information staffing and recruiting companies generate, organizing data can be difficult and time consuming. We make the staffing data you collect everyday easy to digest and analyze so you can do your job more efficiently."

InsightSquared seamlessly integrates with Akken through Akken Open API. Within 24 hours of signing up, Akken Staffing customers will have easy-to-understand, yet powerful reports that will help run their business by the numbers providing actionable insights to increase their bottom line.

"By partnering with InsightSquared, we are providing our customers the ability to have access to robust analytics," said Giridhar Akkineni, founder of Akken. "Our customers will be able to easily visualize important metrics, saving them time and money, while providing a 360 degree view of their business."

This new analytics offering from InsightSquared helps Akken Staffing customers:

  • Track KPIs, such as activity ratios and expected pipeline value
  • Monitor and improve data quality
  • Forecast sales and completed job orders
  • Measure the health of their pipeline
  • Benchmark employee productivity

For more information on the partnership and to sign up for a free 2-week trial of InsightSquared, visit The two companies will co-host a webinar, "Becoming a Data Driven Company" on October 25 at 2 pm ET. Sign up for the webinar at

About Akken
Akken is the staffing efficiency improvement specialist that helps staffing and recruiting companies increase their revenue, decrease costs and manage their risk. Akken provides the only 100% cloud-based solution that is also multi-tenant with an integrated front and back office platform to improve performance and profitability by automating the "fill-to-bill" process. Hundreds of staffing and recruitment firms are successfully running their businesses on the Akken Staffingplatform. For more information, please visit or call (866) 590-6695. Join us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @Akken.

InsightSquared is the leading analytics provider for small and medium-sized businesses using ATS and CRM platforms. InsightSquared's powerful, at-a-glance reports and analytics enables decision makers to get the most of their data without costly setup time, maintenance, or a need for an IT or analytics support staff. The company is based in Cambridge, MA. For more information, please contact and follow them on Twitter @insightsquared.

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