Authors need editors to catch mistakes. It is human nature that one cannot adequately proof-read one’s own work. Authors of software need the same assistance as authors of novels to achieve the goals of the software organization. ~ Smarter Collaborator
As the statement above suggests, humans are not all that good at self-reviewing their work. It doesn’t matter if it’s written as code or plain English, a review by a peer will at the very least raise questions, but more than likely identify errors.
Before I dive into Talis’ approach to code reviews, I should first briefly introduce what a code review is, and why it’s beneficial in the development lifecycle.Read more about "The Talis Approach To Code Reviews"