||Location (Not Relevant: This OU is only based in Jinan. A common OSSP is established and implemented in this OU. Therefore Location is not a relevant sampling factor.)
Customer (Not Relevant: All customers are in the domain of financial business. Each project must follow the common OSSP, no matter the target customer is. The customers do not introduce any differences of process implementation. Therefore Customer is not a relevant sampling factor.)
Size (Not Relevant: All projects have similar size. It does not introduce any differences of process implementation. Therefore Size is not a relevant sampling factor.)
Organizational Structure: There are 2 departments running projects. They are Product Department and Project Department. Product Department develops products by using Waterfall/iterative Lifecycle Model. Project Department customizes the product developed by Product Department by using Waterfall Lifecycle Model. Organizational Structure is chosen as a sampling factor with the value of Product Department and Project Department.
Type of Work (Not Relevant: All projects are software development. Therefore Type of Work is not a relevant sampling factor.)
|Sampling Factor Values:
||Product Department (Organizational Structure): Product Department
Project Department (Organizational Structure): Project Department
Product Department: All products developed by Product Department.
27 People, 3 Basic Units
– Product Department
Project Department: All projects developed by Project Department.
64 People, 6 Basic Units
– Project Department