Kate Armel

Kate Armel

Kate Armel is the Director of Research & Technical Support at QSM. She has 15 years of experience providing technical and consultative support in the areas of software estimation, project tracking and forecasting, and industry benchmarking. She oversees collection, validation, and analysis of completed project data for the QSM database; development of over 900 industry regression trends; QSM client, internal, and technical support services; software testing and quality assurance; documentation and online help for SLIM-Suite, SLIM-WebServices applications, APIs, and utilities; and technical writing, research, and analysis to support QSM product development, research, and consulting services. Ms. Armel was the Chief Editor and analyst/co-author of the 2006 QSM IT Software Almanac and has authored several published articles.

Kate Armel's Recent Blog Posts

Top Programming Languages Revisited

Extending SLIM Tools with Extension Menu Items

Software Cost Estimation Article in The DACS Journal

Part III: Finding the Optimal Team Size for Your Project

Part II: Small Teams Deliver Lower Cost, Higher Quality

Top Performing Projects Use Small Teams

SLIM Suite Quick Reference Guide

New Faces in QSM Support

An In-Depth Look at the QSM Database

Check Out Our New FAQs Page!