Peer Reviews in Software: A Practical Guide

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Addison-Wesley, 2002 - Computers - 232 pages
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A practical introduction to peer reviews. It covers different methods of peer review, from the formal method of inspection to other less formal methods, and addresses the cultural and practical aspects of both. It presents the reader with a flexible set of approaches that they can use to meet their quality improvement goals. Whether they are performing inspection or other less formal methods of peer review, software development professionals should be able to use this text as a guide to learn from the experience of others and conduct more effective reviews.

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Contents

THE QUALITY CHALLENGE
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A LITTLE HELP FROM YOUR FRIENDS
13
Peer Review Sophistication Scale
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Copyright

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Karl E. Wiegers, Ph.D., is Principal Consultant with Process Impact, a software process consulting and education company. He previously spent eighteen years at Eastman Kodak Company, where he held positions as a software applications developer, software manager, and software process and quality improvement leader. Karl has been participating in and leading software peer reviews throughout his extensive career.



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