Discover software that can automate your product innovation processes. Our Certified Software Directory shortlists solutions that have successfully achieved Stage-Gate® Ready status.

Stage-Gate Ready Certification

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Certified software must achieve all mandatory criteria to achieve category certification. Ask vendors to supply their Stage-Gate Ready Report to see the details of the optional criteria they have achieved.

Stage-Gate® Ready Certification Categories

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Complete Stage-Gate Ready Solutions Directory

Innovation Framework Technologies

250 West 100th Street, Suite 700
New York, NY, 10025 USA

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Innovation Framework Suite v6

by: Innovation Framework Technologies

Accelerate your entire technology, development and innovation program with our market-leading software and embedded best practices. IFT was the first vendor in the world to be Stage-Gate Ready certified in 2007, is 100% certified on all mandatory and optional criteria including the emerging field of ‘agile’ product development processes. And according to industry analysts like Forrester and InfoTech, our software is the market leader in both innovation management and portfolio and project management. Additional Company Information

12301 Research Park Blvd, Bldg V
Austin, TX 78759 USA
+1-800-856-8600 or

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Planview Enterprise

by: 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, lean and agile delivery, continuous product innovation, capability and technology management, and collaborative work management. Planview’s solutions allow you to capture ideas, prioritize products, visualize roadmaps, optimize resource capacity, manage the gated commercialization process, and monitor product performance. By connecting strategies to the projects, money, and resources required to deliver innovative products, our end-to-end approach helps you increase revenue and improve time to market. Additional Company Information


300 Montgomery Street Suite 930
San Francisco, CA, 94104 USA

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by: Planisware

Planisware is a leading global provider of Project and Product Portfolio Management software solutions for new product development (NPD) organizations. Our best practice-based, flagship software, Planisware, offers a comprehensive and fully integrated project and portfolio management system that enables customers to manage project schedules, resources, costs, and make educated strategic project and portfolio decisions. We provide end-to-end NPD life cycle support through capabilities that include ideation, opportunity management, project management, NPD process management, agile team collaboration, project information management, and product life cycle management. Planisware’s acclaimed configurability accommodates customers across a variety of industries and empowers users to align the solution with key business programs and portfolio management processes. Additional Company Information


3001 Metro Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55425-1544 USA

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by: Sopheon

Sopheon partners with customers to provide complete Enterprise Innovation Performance solutions including software, expertise, and best practices to achieve exceptional long-term revenue growth and profitability. Our customers use our software and services to align and connect their organization, drive best-practice innovation processes, and enable fast, iterative decision-making in the face of increased pressures from ever-evolving markets. Sopheon’s Accolade® solution provides unique, fully-integrated coverage for the entire innovation management and new product development lifecycle. For the first time, businesses can access a single source of the truth across strategic innovation planning, roadmapping, idea and concept development, process and project management, portfolio management, and resource planning. An Accolade Express deployment could have you up and running with best-practice process support within six weeks. Sopheon’s solutions have been implemented by over 250 customers with over 60,000 users in over 50 countries. Additional Company Information

GenSight Group

780 Fifth Avenue South
Naples, FL, 34102 USA

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by: GenSight®

GenSight is a software platform to enhance the innovation process in large global and mid-sized corporations. The integrated solution covers the entire innovation process. This includes: Idea Management, Project/Product Management, Governance, Finance, Portfolio, Resource Management & Strategic Planning. Improved cross-functional working gets the best products to market more quickly, with less risk and less cost. Software functionality is configurable and tailored to specific client needs. Available via the cloud or installed on-premise. As a company, we have been around for over 20 years. Always focused on improving the innovation process with our best-in-class platform. Additional Company Information


CA Technologies
One CA Plaza
Islandia, NY, 11749 USA

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CA Clarity PPM

by: CA Technologies

The CA Clarity™ Solution from CA Technologies is the industry standard in Project and Portfolio Management solutions, helping organizations optimize the strategic, financial, and operational impact of new product development plans while balancing processes, skills, and resources across all lines and all phases of development to speed decision making and time to market. CA Technologies brings business and technology executives together to create the strategic playbook, balance investment portfolios, communicate actionable plans to react quickly to demand and deliver the right products for the right reasons with the right results. Additional Company Information