||Location (Not Relevant: NOT a relevant sampling factor since the OU and the Software Product Department is based out of a single location in Hangzhou.)
Customer (Not Relevant: NOT a relevant sampling factor since the domain of operation, that is, transportation industry is what the OU caters to.)
Size (Not Relevant: NOT a relevant sampling factor since only 1 sponsor selected project that is critical to execute the business strategy is in the scope of the appraisal.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: NOT a relevant sampling factor since the subgroup within which all software development activities occur is the software product department.)
Type of Work: ONE Sponsor selected project that is critical to execute the sponsor”s business objectives is in the scope of the appraisal.
|Sampling Factor Values:
||Sponsor Selected (Type of Work): ONE sponsor selected project, namely, Intelligent Transportation Platform is in the scope of the appraisal. This project is critical to execute the business strategy of the sponsor.
Sponsor Excluded (Type of Work): ONE actively excluded project which is small (4 member project) and has completed the full execution lifecycle. This project is currently in the maintenance phase with limited scope and applicability of the full range of CMMI-DEV practices.
Software Product Department: Projects executed within Software Product Department, (the only sub-group) implementing Java projects using Waterfall methodology and support functions comprising of Senior Management, EPG and Training are in scope. Application domain for which project execution is occurring is Transport.
13 People, 1 Basic Units
– Sponsor Selected