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Planview Achieves Stage-Gate® Ready Certification on New Innovation Team Agility Criteria Category


BURLINGTON, ONTARIO CANADA (March 1, 2017) – Stage-Gate International congratulates Planview for certifying its solution, Planview Enterprise®, on the new Innovation Team Agility category of Stage-Gate Ready certification.

The purpose of the Stage-Gate Ready Certification Program is to help companies looking to automate their Stage-Gate Processes to identify software solutions that provides them with the necessary functionality and features to achieve this. Only certified partners can display the identifying Stage-Gate Ready logo and are listed in Stage-Gate International’s Certified Software Directory.

Many leading businesses that are looking for the next competitive edge in innovation management are now adopting hybrid innovation models that integrate popular project management methodologies such as: Agile, Scrum, Lean, Kanban and Spiral Development into a Stage-Gate product innovation process. The new Stage-Gate Ready category of criteria will enable these companies to identify software solutions that can automate these popular methodologies.

In order to achieve certification in the new Stage-Gate Ready category, Innovation Team Agility, a software solution provider must first demonstrate functionality in the foundational Idea-to-Launch Management certification category. Only software that achieves both categories can demonstrate the ability to automate a hybrid process that enables innovation teams with agility, flexibility and speed. Planview’s solution has successfully demonstrated this and also is fully certified in all additional optional categories: Portfolio Management, Idea Management and Innovation Strategy.

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Michael Booker
Solutions Manager
Stage-Gate International

About Stage-Gate International

Stage-Gate International enables companies to accelerate innovation performance.  Organizations connect with Stage-Gate International's proven expertise in product innovation and technology strategy, portfolio management, idea-to-launch process (Stage-Gate® model) and innovation culture.  Companies leverage our research-based products, global innovation consulting expertise and professional development programs.

About Planview

As the global leader in work and resource management, Planview makes it easier for all organizations to achieve their business goals. We provide the industry’s most comprehensive solutions designed for strategic planning, portfolio and resource management, product innovation, enterprise architecture, and collaborative work management. Planview solutions span every class of work, resource, and organization to address the varying needs of diverse and distributed teams, departments, and enterprises. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Planview’s 700 employees serve more than 3,000 customers worldwide through a culture of innovative technology leadership, deep market expertise, and highly engaged communities. For more information, visit