GenSight has been certified as Stage-Gate® Ready by Stage-Gate, Inc . This independent ‘seal of approval’ assures prospective buyers of product development software that GenSight fully supports the functionality necessary to successfully implement Stage-Gate best practice processes across 3 key areas: Idea Management, Idea-to-Launch and Portfolio Management.
GenSight is 100% Stage-Gate Certified
In order to become Stage-Gate® Ready certified, GenSight was submitted to a rigorous evaluation on 200+ innovation related criteria, conducted by a Stage-Gate expert.
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GenSight’s solution met all 200+ requirements in the Idea to Launch, Portfolio Management and Idea Management areas. In addition GenSight’s solution has been recognized for delivering exceptional configuration capabilities, providing the flexibility and extesibility to support client's evolving requirements for corporate portfolio management business processes.
“I strongly recommend all would-be buyers to ask specifically for Stage-Gate Ready software, even if your company does not deploy a traditional Stage-Gate process. We want to help organisations take advantage of innovation productivity tools that can help advance business performance and we believe that if we reduce risks associated with these decisions, it is a win-win for everyone."
Dr. Robert G. Cooper, Internationally Acclaimed Expert in Product Innovation.
The Stage-Gate Process developed by Dr Robert Cooper, the world’s top innovation management scholar and co-founder of Stage-Gate Inc., has been the accepted best practice for new product development for the past 20 years. The structured method of progressive new product development and project deployment has been tested on thousands of new product launches and is recognised worldwide as the best approach to accelerate new products to market, successfully.
Michelle Jones, executive VP of global growth at Stage-Gate Inc., said: “GenSight achieved every criteria in every category, something we are very impressed with. Stage-Gate is a widely used and accepted methodology that ensures best practice product development. GenSight will benefit from being recognized as a Stage-Gate Ready certified Alliance Member.”
Stage-Gate processes are increasingly important to successful innovation. Technology consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton recently highlighted the fact that every organization listed in its ‘Global 1,000 Innovators 2007’ report has a disciplined Stage-Gate process in place. The Stage-Gate Ready certification confirms GenSight as a leading PPM supplier equipped to provide clients with best practice solutions to adopt and implement innovation productivity tools that improve product innovation and business performance. This guarantees time savings and reduced risk.
Stage-Gate is a registered trademark of Product Development Institute. Stage-Gate Inc. is a Member Company of Product Development Institute.
Booz Allen Hamilton 2007 Global 1,000 Report; http://www.boozallen.com/news/2007Innovation1000