||Location (Not Relevant: Location is not a relevant sampling factor since the OU is based out of a single location in Chengdu.)
Customer (Not Relevant: Customer is not a relevant sampling factor since projects selected for the appraisal are domain-specific. Projects address the domain of Land and Agriculture Information (Big Data applications))
Size (Not Relevant: Size of the project is not a relevant sampling factor since only ONE business critical project selected by the sponsor is in scope of the appraisal.)
Organizational Structure (Not Relevant: Organization structure is not a relevant sampling factor since the only sub-group which has institutionalized the CMMI-DEV where projects are being executed is the R&D Center.)
Type of Work: 1 out of 3 projects selected by the sponsor based on sponsorship interest and relevance to the business domain
|Sampling Factor Values:
||Sponsor selected (Type of Work): 1 out of 3 sponsor selected projects based on relevance to the domain of execution.
Sponsor excluded – Platform Development (Type of Work): 2 out of 3 platform development projects have been excluded from the sponsorship scope.
R&D Center Included Project: ONE domain specific project selected by the sponsor based on relevance to the business.
9 People, 1 Basic Units
– Sponsor selected
R&D Center Excluded Projects: Two platform development projects have been excluded by the sponsor from the scope.
28 People, 2 Basic Units
– Sponsor excluded – Platform Development