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The Essential Unified Process


How Do You Implement the Process?

You implement the process by improving what you already have, one practice at a time, in an evolutionary way. You take what you need and what you think your organization can adopt, without taking any severe risks. You deal out the cards to the project team, giving them the information that they need to focus upon. Cards contain the essential information, with added project-specific instructions that the project manager can add. In the past, processes have almost entirely focused on the authors' needs. EssUP prioritizes the developers' perspective. Its techniques are used to develop, teach, apply, and use the process to make it lightweight and agile.

Final Words

The Essential Unified Process:

  • Concentrates on the essentials applicable to all your projects.
  • Enables you to build on the skills that you already possess.
  • Provides guidance on implementing a consistent approach.
  • Focuses on enhancing the skills of the people involved in development.
  • Adds just enough process to address your project risks.

Our goal with the EssUP is a long-term vision: To move from a "process" era when everyone is forced to think about process to an "invisible process" era when we don't talk specifically about process, but assume it as a given.

DDJ


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