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"Agile Adoption Patterns" question: can RUP live together agile methods?

 
Rogerio Kioshi
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Hi,

I'd like to know if the agile methods can coexist together RUP ones, or are they completely different concepts?

Thank you.
 
Justin Hickman
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Many people that enjoy RUP say that you can make RUP as agile as you want.

Scott Ambler describes on his website a modified version of RUP called AUP (or Agile Unified Process). It is meant to describe a process in which you can use agile practices, but remain true to RUP.

http://www.ambysoft.com/unifiedprocess/agileUP.html
 
Ilja Preuss
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http://www.objectmentor.com/resources/articles/RUPvsXP.pdf is another interesting article on the topic. It basically comes to the conclusion that Extreme Programming is a valid RUP instance.
 
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