IBM is proposing a project to the Eclipse Foundation to create an open-source process framework to help companies establish consistency in planning and executing software development projects. IBM is offering for contribution the Basic Unified Process (BUP, a very light weight adaptation of RUP with influences from Scrum. See BUP whitepaper and demo of the BUP prototype. Other project members, will collaborate to contribute a Basic Agile process which covers other key ideas and processes from the Agile Development community, including Agile Modeling, Extreme Programming and Scrum. You can participate by reading the proposal and posting your comments and feedback to the Eclipse Technology Forum.