||Location (Not Relevant: Not Relevant – The OU is in the same geographical location as that of the appraised organization. All the software development activities are carried out from this single location, without any influence of the same on internal processes. Thus, location is not a potential differentiator.)
Customer (Not Relevant: Not Relevant – This OU caters to In-house customer. The internal processes used by the OU for software application development do not undergo any change due to in-house customers. Thus, customer type is not a potential differentiator.)
Size: Relevant – Some of the projects have team size of < or=”5″ and=”” some=”” of=”” the=”” projects=”” have=”” team=”” size=”” of=””>5. This impacts in the way project planning and monitoring (PP, PMC and IPM) is done thus leading to impact requirement collection and designing activities (RD, REQM and TS). Might impact review and testing activities as well (VER, VAL). Thus, size is a potential differentiator.
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: Not Relevant – OU consists of a single management structure overlooking the software development activities and all functions under this OU adopt the same set of QMS. There is thus no impact or influence on the organization”s standard processes. Hence, organizational structure is not a potential differentiator.)
Type of Work (Not Relevant: Not Relevant – OU consists of projects wherein research and development activities are carried out for all projects. Thus type of work is not a potential differentiator.)