Select processes or subprocesses in the
organizationís set of standard processes to be included in the
organizationís process-performance analyses.
Refer to the Organizational Process
Definition process area for more information about establishing
organizational process assets.
The organizationís set of standard processes
consists of a set of standard processes that, in turn, are composed of
Typically, it will not be possible, useful, or
economically justifiable to apply statistical management techniques to all
processes or subprocesses of the organizationís set of standard processes.
Selection of processes or subprocesses is based on the needs and
objectives of both the organization and its projects.
of criteria that may be used for the selection of a process or
subprocess for the organizationís process-performance analysis
include the following:
- The relationship of the
subprocess to key business objectives
- Current availability of valid historical data
relevant to the subprocess
- Current degree of data variability
- Subprocess stability (e.g., stable performance in
- The availability of corporate or commercial
information that can be used to build predictive
The existence of project data that indicates
the process or subprocess has been or can be stabilized is a useful
criterion that can be used for selecting a process or
- List of processes or subprocesses identified