Last updated Jul 12, 2024

What is component readiness?

Component readiness is a measure of how ready your component is for being used in a production environment. The component readiness scorecard helps ensure that all your components have reached a certain level of maturity before launch to avoid any problems that may arise later.

An easy way to measure readiness is by using a scorecard or a checklist with predefined criteria. The more criteria a component fulfills, the more ready it is for use. You can also quantify the readiness by assigning scores to the component for each criterion it fulfills. The overall score gained by the component becomes a measure of the service’s health.

The readiness score not only helps you to assess a component’s readiness but also enables you to identify the areas where it needs improvement. This way, you can ensure that your teams follow the best practices to maintain a high-quality standard for your component.

Your Compass site comes with a built-in component readiness scorecard. It measures the production readiness based on basic criteria that represents completing your component catalog. This way, your team can find the component and learn more about it as you map your software infrastructure to Compass components. Learn more about the built-in component readiness scorecard

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