What is a Technical Review?
Documented, defined defect-detection process that includes peers and
technical experts. The Main purposes: discuss, make decisions, evaluate alternatives, find defects, solve technical problems and check conformance to specifications and standards.
In Software Testing a Technical Review consists of:
-May be performed as a peer review without management participation;
-Ideally led by trained moderator (not the author);
-Optionally the use of checklists, review report, list of findings and management participation;
-May vary in practice from quite informal to very formal.