Market Readiness Level Rating, Market Capabilities Evaluation: OCS Inventory

Open Source Project Market Capabilities

The market readiness level scoring of an open source project would not be complete without an assessment of its market capabilities. This is conducted through an expert interview with the project leaders based on a grid of 48 situations evaluated from a business perspective.

MKT-1Product EstablishmentStatus:  4: Mature, Complete, Stable Product (Range)
MKT-2Developers and CommunityStatus:  4: Regular third party contributors
MKT-3Professional SupportStatus:  4: Direct commercial support
MKT-4User and Customer BaseStatus:  5: Broad and expanding customer base
MKT-5Sales ActivityStatus:  4: Repeat business from customer base
MKT-6FInancial StabilityStatus:  5: Positive cash flow
MKT-7Market RecognitionStatus:  4: Market visibility