The estimation of the spend and duration of software development projects

71% of software projects either fail or exceed forcasted budget and duration. Incomplete requirements and poor estimates are the main reasons for those failures.

Standish group 2018 Chaos report

Software Project Estimation

A successfull project is a project that complies with the forecast spend and deadlines. But how to estimate the budget and the deadlines of a project before it even starts? Estimancy Software Project Estimate provides a reliable software project cost estimates to improve the success rate of project based on the standards and best practices of the industry.

Main features

Our software project cost and duration estimation platform offers an unrivaled experience thanks to many features

Cost and duration estimation at different stages of the project

Embedded standards and norms

End-result analysis

Estimation model simplification

Team productivity benchmarking

Increased reliability the estimation of projects’ cost and duration

Scenarii simulation

Adaptation of the requirement scope to fit the target budget

Dashboard to facilitate the budgetary arbitration


Our software project cost and duration estimation platform provides many benefits

More accurate estimates

Estimancy is a software engineering solution relying on admitted standards. Thanks to machine learning, Estimancy automatizes the estimation process, which helps estimation inacurracies.

Increased maturity

Estimancy can manage and accumulate thousands of estimates and their different versions. The standardization of the sizing and estimation practices within your organization enhances staff maturity.

Boosted success rate

With Estimancy, you can estimate costs and duration all along the project lifecycle, to help you set rational goals and facilitate arbitration. The platform also enables to compare staff productivity to market average.

Case study

For 75 years, Smals has been a pioneer of public sector IT for Belgian people and companies. Smals manages about a hundred software projects for a budget of 30 million euros a year. This case study shows how Smals could make its budgetary estimates more reliable thanks to Estimancy.

Estimancy enables to accelerate the quotation process very early in the project lifecycle, to give more confidence to clients and to store quotes.
Tom Van Medegael
In charge of PMO for Smals

management of requirements


Estimancy is a SaaS application. Its price depends on the volume of estimates and on the number of standard estimation models that are used.

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Estimancy’s integration process to your organization may take several forms

If you wish to adopt standard estimation models:
o Model adaptation to your organization (a 2-hour meeting)
o Pre-training model calibration
o Function Point sinzing training (average complexity): 3 hours (elearning)
o Model training
o Coaching for 1 month
o Support
If you wish to implement your own estimation models:
o Configuration: 1 day per model
o Group, role and security definition: 1 day
o User training: 1 hour
o Support and coaching for a month