Press Release

QSM Teams With LMI to Win DHS Eagle II Contract Vehicle

Brings 35 years Specialized Experience in Quantitative Software Management

McLean, VA, December 4, 2013 – Quantitative Software Management, Inc. (QSM), a leader in software process improvement and estimation, today announced it has been awarded the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for the Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract vehicle under prime contractor LMI. 

LMI will utilize QSM’s benchmark database of historical software projects, parametric Software Lifecycle Management (SLIM) tool suite, and 35 years of experience on large systems analysis and program support services to meet the IT goals of the DHS.  Now in its 8th edition, the QSM database is comprised of more than 10,000 completed IT, engineering and real-time software projects from 19 different industry sectors, including government.

“We are excited to be chosen by LMI as one of their teaming partners to provide specialized expertise in quantitative software management,” said Joseph Madden, Vice President of Professional Services for QSM. “In an era of decreasing budgets, we look forward to the opportunity to help DHS better manage their IT portfolio against the triple constraint of budget, schedule and quality to achieve their mission.”

The contract award falls under the unrestricted track for Functional Category 2, which includes “Information Technology Support Services, spanning the full range of business and technical management services, including IT policy and planning, capital planning, strategic planning, workforce planning, budget execution, performance management, enterprise architecture, data management, information sharing, information security, training, enterprise resource management, business process reengineering, IT transformation and strategy, organizational change management, and program management office support.”

About Quantitative Software Management, Inc. (QSM)

Founded in 1978 by one of the pioneers of software measurement, Larry Putnam, Sr., QSM offers estimation and consulting products and services that enable federal and commercial clients to estimate, track and benchmark their 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' and validate them against their own or the QSM industry benchmarks, companies can model and forecast project releases to deliver on time, within budget with > 90% estimation accuracy. Visit us at,, and on Twitter @QSM_SLIM.