Software development process according to the Rational Unified Process is broken intro phases. Each phase has a cycles, each cycle working on a new generation of the product. The results in a cycle in general calls artifacts.
Summary description of the possible artifacts after each phase and evaluation criteria are represented.
Typical artifacts that could be produced:
• A vision document: a general vision of the core project’s requirements, key features, and main constraints.
• A initial use-case model, 10% -20% complete.
• A business model, if necessary.