Preparation for verification is conducted.


Up-front preparation is necessary to ensure that verification provisions are embedded in contractual requirements, constraints, plans, and schedules. Verification includes the selection, inspection, testing, analysis, and demonstration of acquirer work products.

Verification methods include but are not limited to inspections, peer reviews, audits, walkthroughs, analyses, architecture evaluations, simulations, testing, and demonstrations. Practices related to peer reviews as a verification method are included in specific goal 2.

Preparation for verification includes the definition of support tools, test equipment and software, simulations, prototypes, and facilities.


AVER.SP 1.1 Select Work Products for Verification
Select work products to be verified and verification methods to be used.
AVER.SP 1.2 Establish the Verification Environment
Establish and maintain the environment needed to support verification.
AVER.SP 1.3 Establish Verification Procedures and Criteria
Establish and maintain verification procedures and criteria for the selected work products.