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Contents of

Handbook of Walkthroughs, Inspections, and Technical Reviews

by Daniel P. Freedman and Gerald M. Weinberg

ISBN: 978-0-932633-19-4  
©1990  464 pages   hardcover  
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Subject(s): Software Project Reviews

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Part A: Introduction

Section 1: About This Handbook
Section 2: What Is a Formal Technical Review?

Part B: The Review Environment

Section 1: Selecting Reviewers
Section 2: Management Participation
Section 3: Allocating Time and Facilities for Reviews
Section 4: Notes on Getting Started
Section 5: Technical Reviews and Project Management

PART C: Conducting the Review

Section 1: The Review Leader
Section 2: The Recorder
Section 3: Helpful Rules and Customs for Reviewers
Section 4: Helpful Rules for Management
Section 5: The User and the Review

PART D: Reporting the Results of the Review

Section 1: Functions of Reporting
Section 2: The Technical Review Summary Report
Section 3: The Technical Review Issues List
Section 4: Technical Review Related Issue Report
Section 5: System History
Section 6: Writing Issues

PART E: Varieties of Review Disciplines

Section 1: Why There are So Many Review Variations
Section 2: The Walkthrough
Section 3: Inspections
Section 4: Round-Robin Reviews
Section 5: Review Teams
Section 6: A Collection of Review Tactics
Section 7: Informal Reviews

PART F: Types of Materials Reviewed

Section 1: Varieties of Reviews and Their Origins
Section 2: Functional Specification Reviews
Section 3: Design Reviews
Section 4: Code Reviews
Section 5: Documentation Reviews
Section 6: Test Plan Reviews
Section 7: Tool and Package Reviews
Section 8: Reviews of Training Materials and Plans
Section 9: Reviews of Procedures and Standards
Section 10: Operations and Maintenance Reviews
Section 11: Reviews in an Academic Environment
Section 12: Implementation of Structured Walkthroughs in the Classroom

Part G: Bibliography

Part H: Index

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