||Location (Not Relevant: All in-scope development and services work is based in the corporate headquarters in Reston, VA and client sites in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. The same organizational standard processes are implemented by all projects with no significant differences.)
Customer (Not Relevant: Development work is provided to US Government and Civilian agencies. Services are provided to an internal customer. No differences in process implementation were noted based on type of customer.)
Size (Not Relevant: Although development project size varies, all use the same standard agile development processes, tailored for each project, with no significant differences in implementation. Project size was not identified as a relevant sampling factor for development. There is only one basic unit in scope for services.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: All projects operate within the NCI Information Systems organizational unit and report to the same senior management. Organizational structure was not identified as a relevant sampling factor.)
Type of Work: Types of work in the organizational unit include development and services. There are two development projects in scope that perform similar work using an agile development lifecycle. There is one services basic unit in scope. Type of work has been identified as a relevant sampling factor; therefore one subgroup of DEV projects and one subgroup of SVC work were identified.