||Location (Not Relevant: Only one location – Suzhou.)
Customer (Not Relevant: There are multiple customers in different domain, but there is no domain or customer-specific implementation differences.)
Size (Not Relevant: Project and team size are all moderate and do not significantly influence process implementation in the OU and are not considered a management factor.)
Organizational Structure: The OU consists of 2 physical department, and each one is responsible for the development of one specific type of software. Please refer to the sampling factor “Type of Work”
Type of Work: Almost all works are organized as development projects. Two types of software projects involve some different technology, different works, and different processes.
|Sampling Factor Values:
||Application Development Department (Organizational Structure): Team responsible for the development of software application.
Game Development Department (Organizational Structure): Team responsible for the development of video game.
Application Development Project (Type of Work): Project that develops a computer software application.
Game Development Project (Type of Work): Project that develops a cell phone based video game.
SG1: Application Development Department, Application Development Project
19 People, 2 Basic Units
– Application Development Department
– Application Development Project
SG2: Game Development Department, Game Development Project
15 People, 1 Basic Units
– Game Development Project
– Game Development Department