In recent years, we have seen our client base become increasingly diverse, expressing the need for our estimation, tracking, and benchmarking tools for design processes outside of just software. While clients have customized SLIM to other design disciplines in the past, our goal with SLIM 8.0 was to increase configurability within our tools so our users can model any type of system quickly and easily. Now users can forecast and benchmark Agile, infrastructure, offshore/multi-shore, ERP/package implementation projects, and more. In addition to updated trendlines from 10,000 completed software and systems projects, SLIM comes pre-packaged with trend groups, such as Agile, ERP, Financial, Web, and Government.
Read the full press release with detailed product upgrades here.
Events are said to be independent when the outcome of one event does not affect the other.
On the other hand, two events are dependent when the occurrence or nonoccurrence of one event does affect the probability of the other event.
This is an important distinction, as we shall see.