A review approach is established and agreed upon.
This Specific Goal is looking to the organisation demonstrating that it has a clearly defined framework and approach to identifying and planning for work products to be reviewed and the levels of review rigour is decided based on risk.
If it is more important to get requirements complete, correct and unambiguous than the test plan, then the former require more, and more formal, levels of review than the latter).
IEEE 1028 – Standard for Software Reviews, outlines six types of review that could be considered:
Software testing is mainly concerned with the first four. The organisation should demonstrate that a plan to review the different work products is developed and each type of review has clearly specified entry and exit review criteria.
It should also demonstrate the collection of review data and the procedures for reviews conduct.
SP 1.1 Identify work product to be reviewed
SP 1.2 Define peer review criteria
Example Sub-practices and work products
Specific Practice1.2 Define peer review criteria
Prepare for peer reviews on selected work products.
Typical work products –