As you know Oracle is shifting its approach from Waterfall model to Spiral model ( iterative and incremental development ) , in same line , Oracle is now promoting OUM and moving away from AIM,
The Oracle Unified Method (OUM) is Oracle’s standards based method that enables the entire Enterprise Information Technology (IT) lifecycle. OUM provides an implementation approach that is rapid, broadly adaptive, and business focused. OUM includes a comprehensive project and program management framework and materials to support Oracle’s growing focus on enterprise-level IT strategy, architecture, and governance.
Retirement of Oracle Application Implementation Method (AIM) Advantage and Oracle AIM for Business Flows Planned for January 31, 2011
RETIREMENT OF ORACLE AIM ADVANTAGE AND ORACLE AIM FOR BUSINESS FLOWS
As of the January 31, 2011 retirement date:
- AIM Advantage and AIM for Business Flows delivery, training, and collateral will be removed from the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).
- Additionally, Oracle will no longer provide support for AIM Advantage or AIM for Business Flows.