1. Project Identification and Type of Review
Identify the project and the type of review; for example, code inspection, requirements traceability review, PRA
project review, project planning review.
2. Work products Reviewed and Objectives of the Review
List the work products that will be the subject of this review and describe the objectives of the review.
3. Review Participants
List the individuals who will participate in the review and their roles during the meeting; for example, moderator,
note-taker, reviewer, author.
4. Schedule & Location
Identify the schedule for the review. Include the date, time and place of the review meeting, and also a publication
schedule for the review work products if they are not attached to the review record.
5. Problems Identified and Recommendations for Resolution
List any problems identified during the review. Reviewers may identify:
Problems with the review work products that require correction; that is, defects
Project problems whose symptoms are identified from the review work products
Product problems whose symptoms are identified from the review work products
The review team may make recommendations on problem resolution.
6. Action Item Status
List any action items resulting from the review; these should be listed with an identified owner (responsible for
action completion) and target date. These will typically be action items intended to correct the problems identified.
Action items may include:
Work product is not considered complete and development work should continue
Raise Work Orders:
If problem requires new work to be planned but doesn't change a baselined work product
Raise Change Requests:
If problem requires change to baselined work products
There may exist action items from previous reviews of this work product, and these should be listed with their status
(for example, open/closed), owner, and target or closure date.
7. Issues for Consideration by the Project Manager
Certain problems or anomalies may be discovered for which a course of action cannot be agreed on by the review team,
and which needs to be escalated for resolution.
8. Follow-up Review
Describes the review team's recommendations for follow-up (for example, whether another review is necessary) and what,
if any, additional information or data is needed.
9. Record of Effort
Captures the effort-hours spent in review preparation and conduct.