This chapter shall describe the specific VVT strategy adopted for the project and the resulting VVT activity planning, events and scenarios emanating from the selected VVT strategy. Finally, the VVT limitations shall be discussed.

B.5.1 VVT Strategy

This section shall describe the specific VVT strategy adopted for the project. In general, the set of VVT activities may be divided into the following three categories:

1. Preparing VVT products

2. Applying VVT to engineering products

3. Participating/conducting reviews

Appropriate VVT activities shall be performed during typical system lifecycle phases (see Figure B.3).

Figure B.3 Generic systems lifecycle phases.


Table B.3 could be considered as a CVM activity example for the VVT planners. It presents a generic (maximal) set of VVT activities, as described in this book (i.e., ID matching, Chapters 2 and 3). The VVT planner should identify a more specific set of VVT activities and then determine which VVT activities should be performed and at what performance level (0.0–1.0) they need to be performed.

TABLE B.3 CVM Activities Example for VVT Planners

IDVVT ActivityPerformance Level
2.2Definition phase  
2.2.1Generate Requirement Verification Matrix (RVM) 
2.2.2Generate VVT Management Plan (VVT-MP) 
2.2.3Assess Request For Proposal (RFP) document 
2.2.4Assess System Requirement Specification (SysRS) 
2.2.5 ...

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