According to the ISTQB Advanced syllabi, reviews are the single biggest and most cost-effective contributor to overall delivered quality when done properly.
In this chapter, we will expand on our Foundation Level knowledge of reviews to look at various other forms of reviews and a number of issues that can help make the review sessions and our participation more effective.
This chapter is primarily intended for the test analyst. However, many of the aspects covered may also be of interest for the technical test analyst (see Chapter 22).
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So how can we make our reviews effective? We need to make sure we are doing the following: