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Software Maintenance Cycles with the RUP


Software Maintenance Cycles with the RUP

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The Rational Unified Process?(RUP?) has no concept of a "maintenance phase." Some people claim that this is a major deficiency, and are proposing to add a production phase to cover issues like maintenance, operations, and support.1 In my view, this would not be a useful addition. First, maintenance, operations, and support are three very distinct processes; although they may overlap in time, they involve different people and different activities, and have different objectives. Operations and... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: March 17, 2003
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 05, 2011
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Submitter: Kishori Sharan



Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for   Nagel
11 years ago

Nagel (Student)

25 minutes, great quality. This describes why there is no Maintenance phase in
the RUP. The author does a great job explaining what the RUP is and how it
applies to maintenance. Very thorough and educational.
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