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What is an Inspection?

Inspection is the most formal form of reviews, a strategy adopted during static testing phase.

Inspection in Test Life Cycle

Characteristics of Inspection :

  • Inspection is usually led by a trained moderator, who is not the author. Moderator's role is to do a peer examination of a document

  • Inspection is most formal and driven by checklists and rules.

  • This review process makes use of entry and exit criteria.

  • It is essential to have a pre-meeting preparation.

  • Inspection report is prepared and shared with the author for appropriate actions.

  • Post Inspection, a formal follow-up process is used to ensure a timely and a prompt corrective action.

  • Aim of Inspection is NOT only to identify defects but also to bring in for process improvement.