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


BURLINGTON, ONTARIO CANADA (March 1, 2017) - Stage-Gate International congratulates Planisware for certifying its solution, 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. Planisware has successfully demonstrated this and also is fully certified in all additional optional categories: Portfolio Management, Idea Management and Innovation Strategy.

To learn more about Planisware visit To learn more about the Stage-Gate Ready Certification Program, please visit or contact:

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 Planisware

Planisware delivers software solutions that enable companies to more effectively manage their New Product Development, Research & Development, Engineering, and/or Information Technology. From the start, Planisware has always been focused on supporting complex R&D business processes; our solution is not just an adjusted IT solution.