Web Consultants uses the Rational Unified Process (RUP) for all its projects but is flexible to changing its methodology to adapt to the methodology specified by the client.Web Consultants uses iterative and RAD methodologies depending on the clients’ requirements.

Enlisted below are the various software development phases and the tools used for each phase.

Requirements definition For the requirements definition phase, we use Rational Rose. Use Case Diagrams and Visio diagrams are also used to prepare the Software Requirements Specification (SRS) document.

Design We use Rational Rose, Visio for Application Architectural Design (AAD) document development.

Data Modeling Rational Rose.

Construction/Implementation Depending upon the language that is used for coding, the tools for this phase are decided. The most frequently used tool is Microsoft Visual Studio.

Peer Review Collaboration Senior Architects at Web Consultants do the design reviews and the Systems Analysts do the code reviews.

Version Control/ Configuration Management Visual Source Safe (VSS) is used for configuration management.

Project Management MS Project 2002.

Customer Documentation MS Word, HTML as per customer request.

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