Product Development Institute is dedicated to helping companies improve their approach to
new product development and portfolio management. The Institute has conducted some of the
world's most comprehensive research and best practices in new product development - research
that has led to some of the most important discoveries in product innovation such as: the
widely used Stage-Gate® system; the concept of New Product Portfolio Management; and
the Innovation Diamond™ Framework.
With over sixty years of research and professional advisory experience combined,
Dr. Scott J. Edgett and Dr. Robert G. Cooper are globally
recognized as leaders in the area of new product development and new product portfolio
management. They have been published more than 200 times and have written eleven books;
creating a wide body of research knowledge. Dr. Edgett and Dr. Cooper have worked with
1,000+ companies including many of the Global 1000. They have compiled the largest body
of knowledge on product innovation best-practices in the world.