Chapter 2: Review formality spectrum, Activity Diagram & Success Factors
Review formality spectrum (RFS)
Review Activity DiagramRAD (review activity diagram) is the matrix of review activities against review types. It explains which activity is required or not. e.g.
For most formal review (inspection), you need to have all review activities on place.
And for least formal review, you only need to set up meetings to find defects and team to resolve those defects.
Success factors for reviewsProfessional staff is involved to do review
Formal review process has a clear pre-defined objective
Finding defects is the priority
Certain roles are assigned to staff to perform action
Formal training is given to involved participants
Entry and exit criteria are checked on time
Process improvement is the main purpose