In this chapter, we will walk through some of the more common mistakes, or what you might call anti-patterns, that project teams make when adopting and using the RUP and how to avoid them. The list of mistakes is based on the observations that we and the Rational field organization have made in working with thousands of customers over the years. We divide the mistakes into three areas:
• Mistakes when adopting the RUP
• Mistakes when managing iterative development
• Mistakes when doing analysis, architecture, design, implementation, and testing
The objective of implementing the RUP approach is to help ...