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Software Inspection Methodology

  • Gerard O’Regan
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Abstract

The objective of software inspections is to build quality into the software product, rather than adding quality later. There is clear evidence that the cost of correction of a defect increases the later that it is detected, and it is therefore more cost effective to build quality in rather than adding it later in the development cycle. The Fagan inspection process is a well-known software inspection methodology.

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerard O’Regan
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  1. 1.SQC ConsultingMallowIreland

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