||Location (Not Relevant: Not a relevant sampling factor since the OU is based in a single location in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.)
Customer (Not Relevant: Not a relevant sampling factor since the domain for which projects are executed is Transportation. All projects cater to the smart city applications.)
Size (Not Relevant: Not a relevant sampling factor; all projects have the same size of development effort, cost and resource requirements.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: Not a relevant sampling factor since all project development is happening in the single sub-group of R&D Center)
Type of Work: Sponsor Selected Java project currently in execution
|Sampling Factor Values:
||Sponsor Selected (Type of Work): ONE Java based, platform development project, critical to sponsorship business interests, which is currently in execution – is in scope of the appraisal.
Sponsor Excluded (Type of Work): 3 out of 4 projects have been excluded from the scope of appraisal since these are Continuous Upgrade Projects dependent upon customer change requests or, NEW projects in the initial phases of the lifecycle.
R&D Center: ONE Platform Development Project executed within R&D Center, (the only sub-group) implementing Java projects using Waterfall methodology
10 People, 1 Basic Units
– Sponsor Selected