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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Verification Strategies - Reviews - Technical Reviews and Requirement Review

Technical reviews confirm that product conforms to specifications, adheres to regulations, standards, guidelines, plans, changes are properly implemented, changes affect only those system areas identified by the change specification.
The main objectives of technical reviews are as follows:
- Ensure that the software confirms to the organization standards.
- Ensure that any changes in the development procedures are implemented as per the organization pre-defined standards.

In technical reviews, the following software products are reviewed:
- Software requirements specification.
- Software design description.
- Software test documentation.
- Software user documentation.
- Installation procedure.
- Release notes.
The participants of the review play the roles of decision-maker, review leader, recorder, technical staff.

Requirement Review : A process or meeting during which the requirements for a system, hardware item or software item are presented to project personnel, managers, users, customers, or other interested parties for comment or approval. Types include system requirements review, software requirements review. Product management leads the requirement review. Members from every affected department participates in the review.

Input Criteria: Software requirement specification is the essential document for the review. A checklist can be used for the review.
Exit Criteria: It includes the filled and completed checklist with the reviewers comments and suggestions and the re-verification whether they are incorporated in the documents.

1 comment:

Pavan said...

Thanks for sharing this useful information about the SDLC phases of software development.

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