The Scalable Path Project estimator

A free tool that's flexible enough to help you estimate costs for any type of software project.

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Start Your Project on
the Right Foot

Meet Deadlines


66% of software projects overrun or over-spend. Learn how to estimate accurately and avoid becoming a statistic.

Plan with Accuracy


Discover how estimating your project through two different lenses (team planning and tasks) can improve accuracy.

Calculate Realistically


Use built-in budget range calculations that account for unexpected obstacles and uncertainty and set expectations accordingly.

Export and Share


Manage expectations from the beginning by easily exporting and sharing your estimate with all stakeholders.

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Get Started with Foundational Tasks

We’ve compiled a list of foundational tasks to help you create an accurate estimate. Check the boxes of tasks that are applicable to your project so you can cover all the bases of your estimate from the outset.

Organize and Plan for Success

Use our team & task breakdown to successfully plan, calculate and
validate your estimate.

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Your Team

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Start with an estimate from the perspective of your team to define requirements, time and cost.

  • Fill out project details to calculate a team estimate using a top-down, Agile approach.
  • Identify and build the team needed to execute your project.
  • Input desired daily hours and rates to calculate estimated monthly and total costs.
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The Tasks Breakdown

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Create a second estimate from the perspective of your tasks to compare and identify any hidden or overestimated costs.

  • Create an estimate for your project’s tasks using a bottom-up planning approach.
  • Refer to your requirements document to identify and input your tasks.
  • Calculate estimated monthly and total costs by tallying task hours.

Testimonials

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I really appreciated Scalable Path's estimation tool and methodology. They helped me get a reliable idea of the team and budget I would need to complete the various stages of my app project. It was reassuring to start development knowing that everyone shared the same expectations.

Vincent Valentino, Founder - INTROMERICA

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Vincent Valentino, Founder - INTROMERICA

Read our guide to creating an estimate

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Read our guide to creating an estimate

To learn more about this tool and the methodology behind it, take a look at our article:

“A Guide to Software Project Estimation”
By: Damien Filiatrault

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