Metrics assessing the efficiency of the Stage I process
Cycle time
Market cycle time
Project management cycle time
Quality of personnel
Internal customer rating
External customer rating
External recognition
Published works
Milestones achieved

Metrics assessing the efficiency of the Stage II process
Cycle time
Market cycle time
Project management cycle time
Quality of personnel
Internal customer rating
External customer rating
External recognition
Milestones achieved

Metrics assessing the efficiency of the Stage III process
Cycle time
Market cycle time
Project management cycle time
Customer satisfaction
External
Internal
Quality of personnel
Internal customer rating
External customer rating
External recognition
Product quality and reliability
Customer evaluation
Reliability/defects
Use of cross-functional teams
Millstones achieved

Metrics assessing the efficiency of the Stage IV process
Quality of personnel
Internal customer rating
External customer rating
External recognition
Product quality and reliability
Customer evaluation
Reliability/defects
Technology transfer to manufacturing
Milestones achieved
Cycle time
Market cycle time
Project management cycle time
Use of cross functional teams

Metrics Used at Decision Gate A
Strategic alignment
Financial return
New sales ratio
Cost savings ratio
R&D yield
R&D return
Distribution of technology investment
Core technical competency
Metrics assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of the decision making process
Delayed Stage kills
Cycle time (Decision)
Decision Gate processes
Gate effectiveness
Criteria for overall business success
Supporting R&D metrics

Metrics Used at Decision Gate B
Strategic alignment
Financial return
New sales ratio
Cost savings ratio
R&D yield
R&D return
Distribution of technology investment
Development pipeline milestones achieved
Percent achieved
Performance level at each
Core technical competency
Probability of success
Metrics assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of the decision making Delayed Stage Kills
Cycle time (Decision)
Decision Gate processes
Gate effectiveness
Criteria for overall business success
Supporting R&D metrics

Metrics Used at Decision Gate C
Strategic alignment
Financial return
New sales ratio
Cost savings ratio
R&D yield
R&D return
Customer satisfaction
Milestone achieved
Response time to competitors moves
Core technical competency
Probability of success
Metrics assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of the decision making
Delayed Stage kills
Cycle time (Decision)
Decision Gate processes
Gate effectiveness
Criteria for overall business success
Supporting R&D metrics

Metrics Used at Decision Gate D
Strategic alignment
Financial return
New sales ratio
Cost savings ratio
R&D yield
R&D return
Customer satisfaction
Milestone achieved
Response time to competitors moves
Probability of success
Metrics assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of the decision making
Delayed Stage kills
Cycle time (Decision)
Decision Gate processes
Gate effectiveness
Criteria for overall business success
Supporting R&D metrics