Chapter 1. Evaluating Process Solutions

Chapter Return on Investment

• What are some candidate process solutions for your company?

• What are Rational Method Composer (“RMC”) and Rational Unified Process (“RUP”)?

• What are some of the “Agile” methodologies?

• How to evaluate candidate process solutions.

This chapter focuses on reviewing some of the most prevalent process solutions in the marketplace that compete with Rational Method Composer and Rational Unified Process and provides guidance for evaluating them. I will take you through activities to compare what is typically a company’s current development process (waterfall) with the IBM Rational solutions and a sampling of “Agile” processes available.

Process Solutions

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