||Location (Not Relevant: Only one location – Jinan.)
Customer (Not Relevant: Only one customer – China Railway.)
Size (Not Relevant: Project and team size are all relatively small and do not significantly influence process implementation in the OU, and are not considered a management factor.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: The OU is a small software development team in one physical department. People of the OU are dynamically distributed into projects.)
Type of Work: All works of the OU are software development related works that are organized and managed as project. Some projects create a new software product, others upgrade an existing software system to a major version.
|Sampling Factor Values:
||System Upgrade Project (Type of Work): Software projects that upgrade a software system to a major version.
New Product Project (Type of Work): Software projects that create a new software product.
SG1: System Upgrade Project
11 People, 2 Basic Units
– System Upgrade Project
SG2: New Product Project
14 People, 2 Basic Units
– New Product Project