Chapter 16. Tools

By Jochen Krebs

The previous chapter presented tailoring approaches and techniques that you can apply to make RUP fit to a project situation or to a rollout on an organizational level. This chapter introduces the tooling used to implement and automate these approaches. The two tooling options for RUP customization are called MyRUP and the IBM Rational Method Composer, both of which are discussed in the context of applicability and usage. Tailoring RUP—especially knowing the benefits and effectiveness of each tool—is an important concept in the certification exam.


The entire RUP process framework is delivered as a set of HTML pages, and the size of the process is determined by its so-called configuration. For example, ...

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