Automate Your Process with a Stage-Gate Ready Certified Software Solution | Stage-Gate International
Be confident that your innovation software has the functionality for successful product innovation. Look for vendors displaying the Stage-Gate Ready logo or encourage your current vendor to certify.
All certified vendors have completed a rigorous evaluation by an unbiased Stage-Gate Expert. They have demonstrated performance on over 225 innovation-related criteria and provided user references. They must achieve certification in the foundational category and all mandatory criteria in up to 4 optional categories.
Idea-to-Launch Process Management: Software provides the functionality to automate, execute and optimize a Stage-Gate Model.
Innovation Team Agility: Software provides the functionality to automate a hybrid innovation model that integrates widely implemented project management methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, Spiral Development) into a Stage-Gate Model.
Portfolio Management: Software provides the functionality to execute Stage-Gate Portfolio Management. It can capture and track innovation metrics; and visualize and analyze multiple portfolios.
Idea Management: Software provides the functionality to capture, store, evaluate new product ideas and route them to an appropriate Stage-Gate Model.
Innovation Strategy: Software provides the functionality to visualize a Product Innovation and Technology Strategy, store templates such as roadmaps and plans, facilitate decision making, and communicate the Strategy to key stakeholders.
The Benefit of Selecting Certified Stage-Gate Ready Software
- Save time researching, viewing and pre-qualifying vendors
- Be confident the software you select performs all required Stage-Gate functionality
- Eliminate the guesswork. Ask vendors for their Stage-Gate Ready Report to understand how their software performs in each category
- Share the Stage-Gate Ready Report with IT to communicate your unique business
“We selected a software application that was Stage-Gate Ready Certified. It was reassuring to us to know that the world’s thought leaders in Product Innovation Management, Stage-Gate International, rigorously evaluated the software application to confirm it could support our Stage-Gate best practices.”
Andres Salinas, VP Process Improvement
McKessen Provider Technologies
Disclaimer: Software solutions that have achieved Stage-Gate Ready certification provide the technical functionality to enable Stage-Gate. The solutions are not certified to contain an authentic Stage-Gate Process or Stage-Gate best practice content.