Are your gates backward looking (make sure that the team did what they were supposed to do) instead of forward looking investment and resource allocation meetings?
Once a product development project has been started, will it be continued no matter how it’s attractiveness evolves?
Are you running too many product development projects in parallel and do they take too long?
If your answer to any of these questions is YES, check the potential of good gating for your innovation performance.
significantly faster projects – good gatekeepers report up to 30% acceleration
a project portfolio with more valuable product development projects
less poorly performing new products
entrepreneurial thinking within the project teams
a best practice gate meeting procedure …
consulting to install well working gates within the current new product processes (definition of gatekeepers, deliverables, rules of the game, etc.)
a user-friendly app that ensures discipline and makes the gate procedure a clear, streamlined, smooth experience.