||Location (Not Relevant: Location is not a relevant sampling factor since the OU is based in Changsha (single location).)
Customer (Not Relevant: Customer type is not a relevant sampling factor since projects executed within the R&D Center cater to the domain of financial industry.)
Size (Not Relevant: Size is not a relevant sampling factor since all projects have similar size/characteristics.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: Not a relevant sampling factor since projects are executed within a single sub-group (R&D Center).)
Type of Work: 2 out of 6 sponsor selected Java projects using a standard Waterfall model
|Sampling Factor Values:
||Sponsor Selected (Type of Work): 2 out of 6 Projects with sponsorship interest are included in scope
Sponsor Excluded (Type of Work): 4 out of 6 projects excluded by the sponsor due to reasons of confidentiality.
R&D Center: The R&D Center, of Hunan Lianxin Technology Company Ltd., – the single subgroup – specializes in software development for projects catering to Financial industry. Appraisal results apply to 2 out of 6 projects selected by the sponsor implementing Java projects using Waterfall model.
12 People, 2 Basic Units
– Sponsor Selected