Enterprise Unified Process (EUP): Strategies for Enterprise Agile

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Although there is significant focus on software development methodologies such as Scrum and XP, and better yet on solution delivery frameworks such as Disciplined Agile Delivery (DAD) , it is clear that there is more to information technology (IT) departments than development/delivery. What we really need is a full-fledged software process.

The Enterprise Unified ProcessTM (EUP) is an extension to the solution delivery methodologies such as DAD, instantiations of the Unified Process (UP), or even home-grown delivery processes based on Scrum or other agile software methods. Figure 1 depicts the EUP lifecycle. People familiar with DAD or UP can see that the extensions include two new phases, Production and Retirement, and several new disciplines:

Figure 1. The Lifecycle for the Enterprise Unified Process (EUP): 2013.


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