Dr Robert G. Cooper and Dr Scott Edgett of the Product Development Institute and founders of Stage-Gate International have been researching innovation best practices for over 30 years.
They are globally recognized as leaders in new product development and product portfolio management. They have been published more than 200 times and have written eleven books – compiling the largest body of knowledge on product innovation best-practices in the world. In 2007 Cooper and Edgett were named the world’s top innovation management scholars by prestigious Journal of Product Innovation Management.
We have been certified in these best-practices and embedded them in our software, so that our clients can quickly and reliably achieve a step change in innovation performance. These embedded practices cover the following four parts of the innovation process (and described in these books by Cooper and Edgett):