Dcoument Review Checklist

Dcoument Review Checklist Sophos
Friday, June 03, 2005

DOCUMENT REVIEW CHECKLIST

Project Name:

 

Project Code:

 

Document Name:

 

Document Number:

 

Reviewed By:

 

Reviewed Date:

 

Reviewer’s Assessment

 

Yes

No

Comments

Presentation

The document structure is consistent with the format and content specified in the project plan.

     

An electronic spell check has been completed.

     

Each page has been visually inspected for correct page numbers.

     

Each page has been visually inspected for correct spacing.

     

Each page has been visually inspected for accurate headers and footers.

     

Each page has been visually inspected for correct margins (left and right, top and bottom).

     

Each page has been visually inspected for appropriate page breaks (no headings or subheadings at the end of a page without following text).

     

Footnotes or endnotes are numbered in sequence.

     

Table of Contents

Each section of the document that should appear in the Table of Contents, does appear.

     

The sequence of numbers in the Table of Contents is correct.

     

The indentation of the Table of Contents is correct.

     

The format of each entry in the Table of Contents is correct (for example, level two entries appear in accordance with the formatting standards for level two entries).

     

Appendices are identified in sequence by letter or number.

     

Body of Document

The writing style and grammar are of high quality.

     

The document uses consistent tense.

     

The language is appropriate for the audience.

     

Sentences use simple structures – there are no complex and confusing sentences.

     

The transitions from one section to another are smooth.

     

Unnecessary information and words are eliminated.

     

Each acronym or abbreviation is introduced the first time it is used.

     

The document adheres to any other special items defined in the project’s standards for readability.

     

Consistency

Internal cross-references within the document are accurate.

     

References to other existing documents are valid.

     

The material is consistent with other existing documents.

     

The material is consistent with the basic principles in the Knowledge Base.

     

Content (if desired, attach a supplementary checklist tailored to the specific content of the deliverable)

The document satisfies the defined goals and objectives.

     

The potential impact on future deliverables has been considered.

     

The material appears to be technically accurate.

     

The material appears to be feasible.

     

The material appears to provide the customer with a cost-effective solution.

     

The potential cost and/or schedule impact have been considered, where appropriate.

     

Risk factors have been considered, where appropriate.

     

Additional Comments and Recommendations

Section:

 

Page:

 

Comments:

 
 

Section:

 

Page:

 

Comments:

 
 

Disposition of Review Items

Recommendations Accepted as Given:

 

Recommendations Accepted With Modifications:

 

Recommendation Rejected with Explanation:

 

Comments:

 

 

 

Approvals

Team Leader:

 

Project Manager (or designate):

 

Configuration Management:

 

Date Closed:

 

 

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