Your project: On time. Within budget. Fewer bugs.
Take the guess-work out of estimating.
Track your software project with confidence.
Compare your project results against industry data.
Great things happen for software development teams.
Your software development team strives for optimal results in managing your projects. SLIM removes guesswork from benchmarking and project estimation – before, during and after your project is complete.
SLIM-Estimate develops reliable estimates for your project, within 90 percent accuracy. Our estimates draw on a database of more than 12,000 projects collected worldwide across all industries.
SLIM-Control is like GPS navigation for your project. Are you on-schedule? Properly staffed? On budget? SLIM evaluates your project ‘in-flight’ and accurately predicts your completion date.
How did you measure up? Use the SLIM-Metrics® tool to benchmark your completed projects against the QSM worldwide database. The results may surprise you – and guide you in your next release.
Michael Mah, Managing Partner of QSM Associates, is a persuasive, insightful and engaging speaker who enlightens companies and groups looking to solve their toughest management challenges. For more than 20 years, Michael’s writings, training workshops and keynote talks have inspired executives and development teams seeking to achieve their goals with practical metrics and modern management […]
We’ve got you covered from start to finish. Our professional services meet every test for best practices in serving your internal and external customers — no matter how complex the task, whether Agile or waterfall. Explore our consulting options to facilitate any phase of your decision-making, challenges or project management — to transform goals …
Our clients strive to exceed expectations. SLIM Tools training brings smart teams and project managers to a new level of excellence and problem-solving. Our two-day Software Estimation and Control Course builds practical skills that you can apply as soon as you return to work. We keep class sizes small and provide students individual coaching. Our […]
Managing Deadlines and Scope Creep with Practical Benchmarking and Estimation Techniques PSQT AUGUST 14-19 2016 SAN DIEGO CA Michael Mah Managing Partner QSM Associates, Inc. How can you compare the productivity and quality you achieve across the span of your projects—whether agile, waterfall, or outsourced? Join Michael Mah to learn about schedule, quality, and defect […]
In remembrance of Ed Yourdon Ed Yourdon was one of my favorite professional “goduncles” for whom I felt a special kinship ever since we first met in my mid-20s. Perhaps it was because of his kindness, or the fact that we were both native New Yorkers. Maybe it was also having studied in Boston […]
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