Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing / 2013 / Article / Tab 15

Research Article

Argumentative SOX Compliant and Quality Decision Support Intelligent Expert System over the Suppliers Selection Process

Table 15

Agent’s facts scoring matrix over the business case facts based on its beliefs.

Agent’s facts scoring matrix over the suppliers selection process facts SOX compatibility valuation
weight (value)
Quality valuation of the supplier selection process
weight (value)

Participant suppliers1 (T: true)0.5/2
Agreement of confidentiality1 (T: true)0.5/2
RFI request for information0 (NA)0.5/8
Financial analysis0 (NA)0.5/8
Followed selection process0 (NA)0.5/8
Structure and organization of the supplier0 (NA)0.5/8 ((10/10) 10)
Technical capability0 (NA)0.5/8 ((10/8) 8)
Level of prices0 (NA)0.5/8 ((10/6) 6)
Quality security and processes0 (NA)0.5/8 ((10/7) 7)
Flexibility and risks management0 (NA)0.5/8 ((10/9) 9)

SOX compatibility valuationQuality valuation of the supplier selection process

= 2.5 + 2.5 + 0.6 + 0.6 + 0.6 + 0.6 + 0.6 + 0.6 + 0.6 + 0.6
= 10

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