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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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Chapter 3 Comparing Processes: The RUP, Agile Methods, and Heavyweight Government Standards

In this chapter, you’ll get a better understanding of how you should apply the Rational Unified Process. We’ll discuss characteristics and differences between the RUP approach and

•     Other agile approaches such as Extreme Programming (XP),1 Scrum,2 Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM),3 Crystal,4 and Adaptive Development.5

•     Process assessment frameworks such as the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Models (SEI CMM and SEI CMMI) and ISO/IEC 15504.

•     More heavyweight development approaches often linked to standards such as DOD-STD-2167a and MIL-STD-498.

These processes and process assessment frameworks are compared ...

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