An informal review is a way of checking for defects without running code. Informal reviews are implemented many times during the initial stages of the test life cycle of the document. Informal reviews are not documented.
Some key points about Informal Review are:
- Informal reviews are applied in the early stages of the life cycle of the document.
- These reviews are conducted between two person team. In later stages more people are involved.
- The aim of informal reviews is to improve the quality of the document and help the authors.
- These reviews are not based on the procedure and not documented.