Tuesday, 30 October 2012

What is an inspection in software testing?

What is an inspection in software testing?



The key characteristics of an Inspection consists of:

  • Led by trained moderator (not the author);
  • Usually peer examination;
  • Defined roles;
  • Includes metrics;
  • Formal process based on rules and checklists with entry and exit criteria;
  • Pre-meeting preparation;
  • Inspection report, list of findings;
  • Formal follow-up process;
  • Optionally, process improvement and reader;
  • Find defects.
 

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