Larry Putnam, Jr.

Larry Putnam, Jr.


As Co-CEO for QSM, Larry Putnam, Jr.'s primary area of responsibility is to oversee the strategic direction of QSM’s products business. This includes meeting revenue goals, strategic product direction, customer care and research. Larry has more than 25 years of experience in software measurement, estimating and project control. He joined QSM in 1987 and has worked in every aspect of the business, including business development, customer support, professional services and now executive management.

Larry Putnam Jr's Recent Blog Posts

New Video: Benefits of Top-Down Estimation for Software Projects

Successful Estimation Begins with Collaboration

Eight Valuable Resources for Software Project Success in 2018

Be SAFe: Using Top-down Estimation to Align Vision, Value, and Velocity in Your Organization

What Our Major QSM Database Update Means to the Software and IT Community

Not Just for Software: How Estimation and Sizing Can Help You Plan a Successful IT Infrastructure Project

AI and Automation Make Software Reliability More Important Than Ever

Agile Development and Software Estimation: Two Processes That Go Great Together

Three Strategies for Successful 2017 Project Portfolio Planning

The More Things Change: The Evolution of Software Estimation and Development Over the Past 35 Years

Larry Putnam Jr's Recent Articles

Five Traps that Lead to Project Failure (and How to Avoid Them)

The Three Software Project Development Traps (And How to Avoid Them)

Top-Down Estimation Can Drive Efficient And Boundaryless Software Development

Using Parametric Estimation for Large-Scale IT Infrastructure Projects

Common Ground Through PPM

Estimation Center of Excellence

The Importance of Continuous Tracking

Estimate Before, During, and After the Software Project

Traits of Successful Software Development Projects

Big Agile: Enterprise Savior or Oxymoron?