What is it
According to the creators of Backstage:
Powered by a centralized software catalog, Backstage restores order to your infrastructure and enables your product teams to ship high-quality code quickly — without compromising autonomy.
Why we use it
We use Backstage use to facilitate and assist the software development process of our fast growing organization. This is done by maintaining a high quality catalog of all components and their purpose, but also by ensuring a consistent entry-point for all questions and tooling recommended practices.
When to use it
For teams that are onboarded to Backstage, use it to catalog and keep track of all your software components and systems.