||Location (Not Relevant: The OU has a unique office in the city of Zhuhai, province of Guangdong, China. All projects are working in the same location, so this is not a relevant sampling factor.)
Customer: There are two types of customers: private and government
Size (Not Relevant: No effect on implementation. Each project has usually 5 project members.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: No effect on implementation. The scope of the appraisal is the Software R & D department. The teams belong to the same department.)
Type of Work (Not Relevant: No effect on implementation. All the projects are software development projects and follow the same software life cycle.)
|Sampling Factor Values:
||Private (Customer): The customers are non-government companies.
Government (Customer): The customers are government agencies.
Private projects: Projects for non-government companies
5 People, 1 Basic Units
Government projects: Projects for government agencies. For example, the police department.
6 People, 2 Basic Units