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Stage-Gate® or Agile for Product Development – How to Choose

The role of Stage-Gate® and Agile in New Product Development is a hot topic of interest. Are they complementary or mutually exclusive? Michelle Jones will reveal the real reason why so many businesses have come to rely upon the Stage-Gate Idea-to-Launch System for the successful execution of their product innovation strategies. She will also discuss the pros and cons of Agile project management techniques as they relate to product innovation and offer practical advice when integrating Stage-Gate and Agile for project success.
Recorded Mar 20 2014 48 mins
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