This book shows software professionals how to achieve high-quality software through inspection. It shows how to do a formal review of documents to find errors, giving effective statistical process improvement. Properly run inspections cut development costs, bringing with them higher productivity, better defect tracking, and improved documentation. This book is a highly practical guide to the inspection process, taking the reader step by step through each stage, with clear guidelines and checklists for successful implementation. It also includes many examples and case studies based on actual experience at IBM, AT&T, McDonnell Douglas, and others.