Moderator - leads the inspection, schedulesmeetings, controls the meetings, reportsinspection results, and follows up on reworkissues. Moderators should be trained in how toconduct inspections, including how to keepparticipants with strong technical skills but lowsocial skills from killing each other.
Author - created or maintains the work productbeing inspected. The author may answer questions asked about the product during theinspection, and he also looks for defects. Theauthor cannot serve as moderator, reader, or recorder.