Chapter 14. Adopting the Enterprise Unified Process

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  • Manage your EUP process adoption effort like a project.

  • Adopt the RUP before you adopt the EUP extensions.

  • Take a staged approach to avoid overwhelming people.

  • Prepare and execute training and mentoring plans.

  • Be prepared to adjust the process over time.

It’s one thing to identify the need for a system development process (or, more importantly, a full-fledged information technology process); it’s another to actually adopt one within your organization. This chapter discusses our suggested approach to adopting the Enterprise Unified Process (EUP).

As we pointed out in Chapter 13, “The Software Process Improvement Discipline,” the primary drivers for process improvement are business ones. Implementing ...

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