Guideline: Practice Configurations in the UMF
This guideline describes how practice configurations are handled in the Unified Method Framework (UMF).
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In the Unified Method Framework (UMF), each Practice Configuration is represented by the following:

  • (optionally) a Process plug-In that contains the practice configuration's cross-practice process (it is optional because not all practice configurations have processes and because some processes are included in the Publish Base plug-in)
  • A Publish plug-in that contains those elements that are needed to publish the configuration (e.g., a Welcome page, processes, navigation views)
  • A Publishable configuration that selects the above plug-ins, as well as selects the navigation views to be published for the practice configuration

For general information on the plug-in types (e.g., Publish and Process plug-ins) see Concept: Practice Library Plug-In Types. For general information on the Publish configuration, see Concept: Practice Library Configuration Types.

For an example of how practice configurations are implemented in the UMF, see UMF Practice Configuration Example.

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