Implementation of Stage-Gate

Implementation of Stage-Gate

In the sixth post from our seven-part Stage-Gate series, we examine how to effectively implement a Stage-Gate process and explore the keys to success. Process Design Stage Gate is not a one size fits all. The core principles of a stage gate or phase gate process are...
Stage Gate and Decision Making

Stage Gate and Decision Making

Objectivity. Prioritisation. Information. Criteria. Judgement. Boldness. Communication. These are key to decision making, and in the fifth blog post of our Stage Gate series, we explore each of them in turn. Objectivity It is a natural human condition to have...
Gates and How to Operate Them

Gates and How to Operate Them

In the fourth post from our 7-part series exploring Stage Gate, we examine each of the Gates in the Stage Gate process. The actual process of making decisions at gates is termed a gate review, or a gate meeting. Gate meetings are a where you decide whether you should...
Stages and Deliverables

Stages and Deliverables

In the third post from our 7-part series exploring Stage Gate, we examine each of the five stages in the Stage Gate process. The basic idea of stage gate models is to break the project down into key stages, each with a key focus to help define and progress the...
Stage Gate Models

Stage Gate Models

In the second post from our 7-part series exploring Stage Gate, we examine the core principles of Stage Gate. The basic idea of stage gate models is to break the project down into key stages, each with a key focus to help define and progress the development of the new...
What is Stage Gate?

What is Stage Gate?

Stage Gate is a Discovery-to-Launch Process, and the ‘industry standard’ for managing product innovation, used by companies of all sizes around the world. Stage gate is not new. The techniques for managing large and complex projects first embraced the ideas of phased...