QSM Returns on Investment
A major transportation provider faced a huge tax liability related to a software portfolio that they acquired in a merger. They hired QSM as an expert witness and reduced their tax liability by $50 million.
The Enterprise Application Services (EAS) division of a global transportation/shipping corporation has a fragmented, inconsistent estimation model based on spreadsheets. They leverage QSM consulting and tools to dramatically improve their estimation process.
A major utility company's IT department was chronically bad at estimating. They hire QSM, which dramatically improves their estimation process and identifies $5 million in IT budget savings.
SLIM-Estimate improves efficiency of estimation group and enables customer to save time and money.
Major system integrator improves the accuracy of their estimates by calibrating SLIM-Estimate to their own historical data.
Director of Engineering for a major software engineering firm uses SLIM-Estimate to negotiate smaller staff, saves time and money.
A government client hires QSM to perform a software productivity benchmark and learns they are overstaffing their projects. After cutting their team size in half, they deliver a more reliable product with nearly twice as much functionality at a savings of $4.3 million dollars.
A major telecommunications equipment supplier uses the SLIM-Suite to formalize their estimation process across multiple teams and ultimately deliver a $150 million system on time while meeting reliability goals and yielding an acceptable profit.
QSM client uses SLIM-Estimate in an oversight role to uncover an unrealistic proposal and then select a vendor that had a good technical solution along with an effective execution plan.
A software quality manager for a major medical equipment supplier leverages SLIM-Control to manage client expectations and negotiate a more realistic schedule and budget.