Process Patterns FAQ

A pattern is a description of a general solution to a common problem or issue from which a detailed solution to a specific problem may be determined . A process pattern is a pattern which describes a proven and successful way of working (WoW).

What Happened to RUP?

Rational Unified Process (RUP) started in the mid-1990s as a process framework for object-oriented (OO) software engineering. It quickly became the dominant process in the late 1990s, but was eclipsed by agile ways of working (WoW) in the early 2000s. It was effectively retired by IBM Rational in the early 2010s.