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.

Are You Ready to Introduce Stage-Gate®?

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

  1. 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.

Authentic Stage-Gate

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
“Merely having a formal new product development process in place has no impact whatsoever it is the nature of the process – the ingredients built in and the conscientious implementation of the process that makes the difference.”

Scott J. Edgett, World-renowned Innovation Expert

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  1. 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:

Just-in-Time Stage-Gate Training

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

Master Classes:

  • Gate Governance Best Practices
  • Strategic Portfolio Optimization for New Products
  1. 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.

Ready to plan your journey?

Initiate a complimentary consultation to develop your optimal path to success

Could you benefit from customizing Stage-Gate?

Tailor Stage-Gate to fit your unique goals, culture, and needs.