QSM to market Software Project Estimation Products and Services internationally with new partnership deal
MCLEAN, VA, August 6, 2013 -- Quantitative Software Management, Inc. (QSM), a leader in software process improvement and systems development estimation, today announced a partnership with RedBay Consulting to sell QSM’s SLIM tools in the Asia Pacific region. When working on behalf of QSM, they will conduct business as Quantitative Software Management-Asia/Pacific.
Through this partnership, Quantitative Software Management-Asia/Pacific will provide SLIM tool licensing and consulting services, as well as local customer support in the Australia, Asia, and Pacific regions. RedBay Consulting is a major provider of Schedule Compliance Risk Assessment Methodology (SCRAM) assessments, which use SLIM as an important component of a schedule compliance review.
“There is a clear synergy between the QSM SLIM tool and the consulting work we do, so a broader partnership makes sense to fill the growing interest in and need for software project estimation tools and services,” commented Angela Tuffley, Founder and Director of RedBay Consulting.
RedBay Consulting helps organizations to be more effective in the delivery of their software products and services. Services include consultancy, training and assessment of organizational processes for the acquisition, development and support of software intensive systems.
“We have seen incredible growth in our business domestically and in Europe and knew the next logical step was further international expansion,” said Larry Putnam, Jr., Co-Chief Executive Officer for QSM. “RedBay has the trust of their diverse customer base. We are excited to begin this relationship with them and look forward to expanding both businesses through the direct sale of SLIM in the Asia Pacific region.”
About Quantitative Software Management, Inc. (QSM)
Founded in 1978 by one of the pioneers of software measurement, Larry Putnam, Sr., QSM offers estimation products and consulting that enable federal and commercial clients to estimate, track and benchmark projects. QSM tools and methods help software and systems analysts negotiate achievable goals, set realistic expectations, and communicate more effectively with management and customers. QSM offers the SLIM (Software Lifecycle Management) Suite of tools, which contains metrics from a worldwide database of more than 10,000 completed projects, enabling productivity benchmarking on the desktop. Using SLIM to dynamically run 'virtual project simulations,' companies can model and forecast project releases to deliver on time, within budget with > 90% estimation accuracy. Visit us at www.qsm.com, Facebook, and on Twitter @QSM_SLIM.