Table 10: Quality, Security and Processes Scoring Protocol.
Irrelevant for SOX compatibility Important for the quality of the process
SOX compatibility weight
0 (not needed belief for SOX compatibility)
0.5/8 (The 10 beliefs that compose the base knowledge do not have the same relevance in terms of quality over the Suppliers Selection Process. The SOX critical beliefs have a total relevance of 50% over the rest of beliefs. In this case there are 2 SOX critical beliefs and 8 non-SOX critical ones)
SOX compatibility valuation
(NA) does not apply
It does not penalize, but it is a convenient belief. Valuation inside the range 0, 10 (+10/7) for each one of the 7 different selection aspects of this belief is taken into consideration