Calculate the Expected Benefits of using ScopeMaster

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Your organisation's total IT software development spend including developers, architects, testers and technical specialists. Include both insource and outsourced development.

Annual Savings


Annual Cost




Savings Breakdown

Annual SpendYour annual investment in software development.
Functionality DevelopedSpend / average cost per Cosmic Function Point (CFP)


Finding defects earlyScopeMaster finds ambiguities, duplicates, inconsistencies and omissions; equivalent to 60% of all requirements. Lowest cost of finding a requirements defect is $25. With ScopeMaster, it takes 20% of the normal time and effort to find them, saving 80%
Fixing defects earlyThe cost of fixing a requirements defect is normally $150. With ScopeMaster this takes a few minutes instead of hours, saving 80% of the typical cost.
NegotiatingThe value of knowing size (and benchmark costs) before you agree an outsourced development gives you a strong position for negotiating a better price (circa 10% on average).
SizingGiven that you are going to measure the size of your software project. ScopeMaster reduces the cost to perform the sizing measurement from $10 to $2 per CFP
Risk reductionImproving quality early, and being more confident of the overall scope before coding starts, significantly reduces project risk. $100 per CFP.
Total BenefitsAnnual benefits of using ScopeMaster.