||Location (Not Relevant: The scope of appraisal is Software Department of Shandong Zoshu located at Qingdao. No other location is considered. Shandong Zoshu QMS processes are established at organizational level for Qingdao Location, so “LOCATION” factor is not considered for project selection.)
Customer (Not Relevant: Software Department executes the software development projects for its customers i.e. Government and private enterprises. In all the basic units, standard process defined at organization level with minor tailoring is followed. No significant changes observed in the processes followed by these projects for different customers. Therefore ‘CUSTOMER’ factor is not considered for project selection.)
Size (Not Relevant: The Shandong Zoshu QMS processes does not vary and differentiating for different size of the projects. All projects are of typically similar staff size (04-05 staff) with similar duration. There is no variation in the work performed in these projects due to project team size and hence all projects are required to follow same processes irrespective of project team size. So “SIZE” factor is not considered for project selection.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: Organizational Structure is same for all the projects executed in Software Department hence no significant process variation based on organizational structure. So ‘ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE’ factor is not considered for the project selection. Following functions / activities are carried out at organizational Level. 1. SEPG 2. PPQA 3. CM 4. Training (Part of General Administration))
Type of Work (Not Relevant: Software Department executes software development projects using the Waterfall Life Cycle. Same sets of processes are followed for execution of these projects. So ‘TYPE OF WORK’ factor is not considered for project selection.)
Life Cycle: All Projects follow Waterfall Life Cycle. Though Life Cycle factor does not have any impact, ‘LIFE CYCLE’ factor is considered for project selection.