DThe Quarterly Project Review

Once you have built a capable software organization, you need to maintain it. If you don’t, this capability will almost certainly deteriorate, and probably very quickly. The quarterly project review is an effective way to maintain a strong software capability. In the review process, you examine the status of the major projects at least once every three months. When your organization is just starting to use the TSP, review the projects every month or so. Once the projects are functioning properly, you can move to quarterly reviews.

This appendix describes why quarterly project reviews are important and how to conduct them. It also provides a review checklist, a review strategy, and some examples of the issues you ...

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