Are You Ready to Introduce Stage-Gate?
Recognize the Signs
You Need to Grow: A formalized approach is desired to professionally manage new product development to achieve your growth objectives in an increasingly competitive market.
Teams Need to Work More Efficiently and Effectively: Streamlined workflows, shortened cycle times and well-articulated deliverables with expectations are needed to improve process-level performance.
Functions Need to Collaborate as High Performance Teams: Better coordination of cross-functional contribution is needed to help teams to communicate and work together.
You Need to Optimize Resource Allocation: There are too many projects, too few resources, and poor productivity on high value projects. An effective decision-making model is needed to guide strategic project investment and prioritization.
If you are introducing Stage-Gate for the first time, Stage-Gate International has the tools and services to accelerate your introduction to quickly drive success.
Accelerators to Jump Start your Journey
- Stage-Gate Navigator™ This product, authored by Stage-Gate® creators Dr. Robert Cooper, Dr. Scott Edgett, and our professional product designers, developers and implementation consultants, is available exclusively through the official Stage-Gate company. Ready for immediate application, this editable content pack supports all of your organization’s product development project teams through the best-in-class Stage-Gate approach.
What is Stage-Gate Navigator™?
- An authentic interpretation of how the Stage-Gate Best Practice Model should be operationalized and applied
- An intuitive HTML user interface that guides product development teams through practical yet value-adding activities
- Two transparent roadmaps with right-sized process rigor to steer (high risk and low risk) projects from idea inception to market launch
- Numerous tips, worksheets, templates and guides to manage expectations and enable just-in-time learning to accelerate contributions by newcomers to product development
Why use Stage-Gate Navigator™ for your Stage-Gate implementation?
- Ready to roll-out into your organization for immediate application or customization
- Saves time and money otherwise spent researching and designing a high quality product development process
- Easy to modify to reflect company specific product development operations
- Doubles as a central go-to repository for teams to access current company standards
- Just-in-Time Stage-Gate Training: Scalable, practical, customizable curriculum to support the introduction of your Stage-Gate Model. Benefit from trainers that expertly blend a rich history of industry experience, product innovation knowledge, and facilitation techniques to achieve your objectives. Training events are highly interactive, combining the world’s most effective innovation concepts with a participant-centered learning model.
Stage-Gate International offers over 50 topics to support your journey from Quick Start to Master Classes:
Quick Start Topics:
- How to Stage-Gate Your Projects: An Overview
- Generating Strategic, High-Value Ideas
Mastering the Early Stages:
- Basic 8 Framework™ for New Product Definition
- Creating the Business Case for New Product Development
- Gate Governance Best Practices
- Strategic Portfolio Optimization for New Products
- Stage-Gate Mentor: Invite a Stage-Gate new product development expert into your company to focus your teams on what matters most in a newly implemented Stage-Gate process. Stage-Gate Mentors offer pragmatic, timely and relevant guidance that is customized to your organizational culture and team needs. They draw on experience introducing Stage-Gate new product development best practices with 1000s of companies of all sizes across industry. Leverage a Stage-Gate Mentor for a day, a month or longer as you get started.