SLIM-Estimate's Quick Start Wizards
provide answers to frequently asked business questions quickly
and efficiently with minimal input. Ideal for
early estimates when you don't have lots of information.
Rapidly respond to new technology,
or build custom solutions for any special client need with
spreadsheet sizing models that seamlessly integrate with the
five sizing methods already built into SLIM-Estimate.
Why reinvent the wheel? At
your fingertips are the best-in-class industry recognized
lifecycle templates. Standard with QSM's SLIM-Estimate.
Enjoy the expertise of a senior consultant
at your fingertips. Enter your project constraints and
SLIM provides multiple "can-do" alternatives to solve the
Customize estimates with the push of
a button. Just select the relevant projects from your
history and their characteristics (efficiency, staffing, reliability,
phase customization, etc.) will be transferred to your new
estimate. Instantly customize SLIM-Estimate to your
environment and methods.
Sanity check your estimate against
QSM industry trend lines and your history. You can rely
on SLIM-Estimate to empower you with credible historic data
available only to QSM clients. It's the proven data
you need. Tap into this knowledge.
Eliminate double entry and laborious updating
with dynamically linked objects that update your assumptions
and solutions as you graphically operate the cockpit controls.
is a question that often
comes up. With SLIM's Dynamic Solution Profiling,
you can evaluate different options at the click of the mouse. Solutions
change instantly on the screen, allowing you to explore alternatives
When reports and graphs don't show the
entire picture, SLIM's Smart Notes feature allows
you to store relevant textual descriptions for use and reuse
in an easy-to-find and intuitively linked manner. The
next time you need a custom report or note, it will be at
to MS Office And The Web
SLIM applications are designed to work
in your office environment. When it's time to create
presentations or collaborate on the web, SLIM lets you easily
export data to MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or HTML
When you buy SLIM-Estimate, you also receive
two other valuable tools. SLIM-DataManager helps
you build a repository for your software project data. SLIM-MasterPlan rolls
up multiple estimates into a comprehensive planning view for
managing everything from incremental deliveries of a single
project to strategic planning for your entire software development
with SLIM Suite
QSM offers a complete suite of estimation,
tracking, and benchmarking tools to assist you with every
stage of software life cycle management. SLIM-Estimate
is fully integrated with SLIM-DataManager, SLIM-Control,
SLIM-Metrics, and SLIM-MasterPlan. Whatever your needs,
QSM offers a solution you can grow with.