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Peer Review

What is Peer Review?

A peer review, a review technique, which is a static white-box testing which are conducted to spot the defects early in the life cycle that cannot be detected by black box testing techniques.

Peer Review - Static Testing:

Peer Review in Test Life Cycle

Peer Review Characteristics:

  • Peer Reviews are documented and uses a defect detection process that has peers and technical specialist as part of the review process.

  • The Review process doesn't involve management participation.

  • It is usually led by trained moderator who is NOT the author.

  • The report is prepared with the list of issues that needs to be addressed.