Chapter 2. The Rational Unified Process

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  • The RUP is an industry-standard prescriptive system development process.

  • RUP phases represent the four major stages, or “seasons,” that a project goes through over time.

  • RUP disciplines encompass the logical activities that take place throughout a development project.

  • RUP best practices capture development concepts proven to work in practice.

The IBM Rational Unified Process (RUP) is a prescriptive, well-defined system development process, often used to develop systems with object- and/or component-based technologies. It is based on sound software engineering principles such as taking an iterative, requirements-driven, architecture-centric approach to software development (Kruchten 2004). It provides ...

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