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The Rational Unified Process Made Easy: A Practitioner's Guide to the RUP by Philippe Kruchten, Per Kroll

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Glossary

In this glossary, only the terms that are specific to the RUP or that have a slightly different meaning in the RUP are defined. Terms in italics are defined elsewhere in the glossary.

Activity    A unit of work in the RUP that a role may be asked to perform. An activity may be decomposed in steps. Activities produce or modify artifacts.

Actor    Someone or something, outside the system (or business), that interacts with the system (or business).

Artifact    A piece of information that is produced, modified, or used by a process, defines an area of responsibility, and is subject to version control. An artifact can be a model, a model element, or a document.

Base    See RUP Base.

Baseline    A reviewed and approved release of artifacts ...

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