Technical Review

What is Technical review in software testing?

  • It is less formal review.
  • It is led by the trained moderator but can also be led by a technical expert.
  • It is often performed as a peer review without management participation
  • Defects are found by the experts (such as architects, designers, key users) who focus on the content of the document.
  • In practice, technical reviews vary from quite informal to very formal

The goals of the technical review are:

  • To ensure that an early stage the technical concepts are used correctly.
  • To access the value of technical concepts and alternatives in the product.
  • To have consistency in the use and representation of technical concepts.
  • To inform participants about the technical content of the document.