Install or Upgrade SLIM-Suite
SLIM-Suite 10.2, 10.1, or 10.0 Installation/Upgrade Files
Visit our Installation & Upgrades page to download setup files, release notes, installation manuals and instructions for installing or upgrading to these currently supported SLIM-Suite versions. If you need an earlier version, please contact QSM Support for assistance. For more detailed guidance and a list of frequently asked installation questions, visit our Installation FAQs page.
SLIM-SUITE API (Application Programming Interface) Packages
SLIM-Suite API Demo Packages
Each version-specific package contains documentation, API demo spreadsheets, and supporting workbooks for all three SLIM Suite API demos (Estimate, Control, and DataManager). Please download the package that matches the version of SLIM-Suite you are currently running.
The SLIM-Estimate® SmartSheets in these version specific packages provide a spreadsheet-style interface for interfacing with SLIM-Estimate version 10.2, 10.1, or 10.0 using the SLIM-Estimate Application Programming Interface. Please download and use the SmartSheet package that corresponds to the SLIM-Estimate version you are currently running. The Estimation SmartSheet combines the power of SLIM-Estimate with the flexibility and ease of use of a spreadsheet interface. You can quickly produce estimates, generate Milestone, Project Summary, and Skills reports, apply a variety of customizable sizing techniques, and save the results to either Microsoft Excel or SLIM-Estimate format.
The two SLIM-DataManager SmartSheets in these version specific packages provide a spreadsheet-style interface for interfacing with SLIM-DataManager version 10.2, 10.1, or 10.0 using the DataManager Application Programming Interface. Please download and use the SmartSheet package that corresponds to the SLIM-Suite version you are currently running. The Data Collection utility allows users to input data for a completed project via a spreadsheet based interface, then adds the project to a specified DataManager workbook. The Data Extraction utility reads the contents of a SLIM-DataManager database and displays the data in spreadsheet format.
Agile Adjuster for SLIM-Suite
The Agile Adjuster updates a SLIM-Estimate workbook with new milestone and phase tuning values based on the project duration and Agile iteration length. The utility can be called directly from within SLIM-Estimate using the extension menu option, making it easy to update the workbook whenever the solution changes.
Please download the Agile Adjuster version that corresponds to the SLIM-Suite version you are currently running.
SLIM-MasterPlan Skill Aggregator
This Microsoft® Excel® based spreadsheet aggregates and displays Life Cycle staffing by skill data from the SLIM-Estimate subsystems associated with the current solution in a SLIM-MasterPlan workbook. The utility can be added to MasterPlan as an extension menu item, so the update can be called directly from MasterPlan whenever the solution is changed. This utility works with SLIM-Suite 9.0 and 8.2. SLIM-MasterPlan 10.0 and above incorporates robust Skills Allocation capabilities within the tool.
SLIM-MasterPlan Reader Utility
The MPReader utility is a command-line program that reads SLIM-MasterPlan workbook files and returns information about the subsystem files associated with a specific program in the workbook. This utility works with SLIM-Suite 9.0 and 8.2.
SLIM-Multi-Project Skill Aggregator
A Microsoft® Excel® based spreadsheet that aggregates and displays the Life Cycle staffing by skill data for all SLIM-Estimate workbooks in a specified folder. This utility works with SLIM-Suite 9.0 and 8.2.
SLIM-Control-RTC Integration Packages
SLIM-Control to RTC (Rational Team Concert) Integration
The SLIM-Control to RTC integration can be configured to retrieve information about defects and other metrics from an RTC repository and insert that information into the actual data contained in a SLIM-Control (.scw) workbook.
Documentation, Templates, and Sample Workbooks
SLIM-Suite PDF Documentation
These downloadable zip files contain the SLIM-Estimate, Control, DataManager, Metrics, MasterPlan, and Installation user guides for SLIM-Suite versions 9.0 and 10.0 in PDF format. Licensed Users Only.
SLIM-Suite Sample Workbooks
These downloadable zip files contain the full set of SLIM-Estimate, Control, Metrics, and DataManager sample workbooks that ship with the following currently supported SLIM-Suite versions. Licensed Users Only.
These downloadable zip files contain the full set of SLIM-Estimate, Control, Metrics, and DataManager templates and sizing spreadsheets that ship with the following currently supported SLIM-Suite versions. Licensed Users Only.
SLIM-Suite Sizing Resources (versions 10.2, 10.1, and 10.0)
Documentation for SLIM-DataManager Sizing by Decomposition Templates. SLIM-DataManager versions 10.0 and above ship with three new templates that use Custom Metrics and User Defined Variables to capture actual size data by component. Download the DataManager Decomposition Sizing Documentation files to learn more. Licensed Users Only.
Sizing by Decomposition Spreadsheet. SLIM-Suite tools provide the ability to call external programs via the Custom Menu Item feature. Download this Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to quickly access common Sizing by Decomposition methods that can be copied and pasted into SLIM-Estimate's Sizing Calculator. Licensed Users Only.
SLIM-Suite Training Files
SLIM-Suite Training Exercises
These downloadable zip files contain the SLIM-Suite files used in the training class exercises. Select the link for your SLIM version to download and save SLIM-Suite exercise files to your 'Documents\QSM\Toolsnnn' folder, where "nnn" represents your SLIM-Suite version number (e.g., 101 for 10.1). Right-click on the .zip compressed file and select ‘Extract All.’