||Location (Not Relevant: Only one location in Washington DC. No effect on process implementation, hence not relevant.)
Customer (Not Relevant: Customers are the US Gov. federal agencies. No effect on process implementation as all projects are required to follow a minimum standard process set. Hence not relevant.)
Size (Not Relevant: Typical size of the project staff ranges from 5 to 20., but all projects are required to follow the same minimum PAL. Size does not impact any process variations or differences, hence not relevant.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: There is a straightforward hierarchical Org. structure., in ITCON., with no more complexities. Org, structure does not drive any process differences. Hence not relevant.)
Type of Work (Not Relevant: Software Dev. projects is the chosen domain and the only type of projects included in the appraisal scope. Single domain chosen. All work in this domain follows the same minimum PAL processes. Hence not relevant.)
All work: Includes all the work of Software Dev. projects. Created to facilitate a single subgroup creation.