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Action Research and the Unified Process: Can They match?

Action Research and the Unified Process: Can They match?
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Author(s): Christian Malus (University of Applied Sciences of Vienna, Austria)
Copyright: 2006
Pages: 3
Source title: Emerging Trends and Challenges in Information Technology Management
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-019-6.ch153
ISBN13: 9781616921286
EISBN13: 9781466665361


Action Research has been used for the improvement of processes which help researchers to learn from actions in defined situations. The Unified Process has been developed as a framework for implementing software. This paper reports on the combination of a reflective approach like the Action Research method and an object oriented development process like the Unified Process to improve project management in software engineering projects for cost-effective reasons.

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