||Location (Not Relevant: Location has no effect in the way that the activities are performed in the organization due that they all development and maintenance activities are performed by the development department located in one single location in Guangzhou China.)
Customer (Not Relevant: There is only one type of customer (Governmental corporations in the logistics, ports and trading sector).)
Size: Most of the projects are small (less than Six Months) or medium projects (more than Six Months) both the oriented to software product for ports and trading sectors.
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: The organizational Unit is a very small organization under a unique general manager where Organizational Structure do not impact on how work is performed.)
Type of Work: There are 2 types of work New Development and Enhancements both for data mining applications for Port and Trading Software Products.
|Sampling Factor Values:
||Small (Size): Less than Six Months software development or enhancement for a software product
Medium (Size): More than Six Months software development or enhancement for a software product
New Development (Type of Work): Software product development based on all new requirements for data mining applications for Port and Trading Software.
Enhancement (Type of Work): Software product enhancement based on new requirements from previous version of data mining applications for Port and Trading Software.
Medium Software Development: More than six months Software development based on new requirements for data mining applications for software products for ports and trading
8 People, 2 Basic Units
– New Development
Small Enhancement: Less than Six Months software enhancement for an existing software product.
6 People, 2 Basic Units