For organizations that author technical documents using Microsoft Word, PeerReview Complete 2012 from SmartBear Softwear enables faster and more accurate reviews with smart comment tracking, threaded conversations and electronic signatures.
Smart comment tracking manages the flow of text changes as documents are edited enabling reviewers to see and take action on comments made between document versions. Unlike Word, comments and feedback are permanently logged. Threaded, contextual conversations act like newsgroups when users review asynchronously and instant messaging when users review code and documents concurrently. Electronic signatures and custom metrics support audit trails and regulatory compliance mandates.
Unlike Microsoft Word, PeerReview Complete is built for performing peer reviews of documents created during the software development lifecycle. Review capabilities for documents authored in Microsoft Word enable teams to review critical documents and code whenever they wish. Even better, PeerReview Complete eliminates document author and reviewer pain points that manifest from using a word processing product as a review tool.
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Reviews can be conducted without confusing email threads and all comments are captured centrally. Document “defects” are tracked and cannot be deleted.
All members of the software project team (including product managers/owners, QA, support, documentation and marketing) can use SmartBear’s advanced techniques for artifact review. PeerReview Complete extends the features, third-party integrations, and the simplified review experience of SmartBear’s flagship code review tool, CodeCollaborator, into collaborative document review. By procuring one tool for the effective review of code and technical documents, organizations can reap extensive benefits that result from peer review.