CEO and Board of Directors
Strategic alignment
Financial return
Projected value of the R&D pipeline
Cycle time
Product quality and reliability
Market share
Core technical competency
Technology planning
Intellectual property management

CTO and Technical Managers (Complete Listing)
Strategic alignment
Financial return
Projected value of the R&D pipeline
Use of project milestone
Cycle time
Product quality and reliability
Use of cross-functional teams
Information technology use in R&D
Gate effectiveness
Defects reported
Core technical competency
Delayed Stage Kills
Cost versus budget
Decision Gate processes
Probability of success
Technology planning
Idea generation and creativity
People development
R&D climate

CTO Metrics Listing (with Top Ranking Scores)
Strategic Alignment 11.5
Financial Return 10
Projected Value of the R&D Pipeline 9
Distribution of Technology Investment 7.8
Use of Project Milestones 6.8
Development Cycle Time 5.5
Customer Satisfaction 5.5
Number of Ways Technology is Exploited 5
Number of Projects Having Bus./ Mkt. Approval 5
Market Share 3
Goal Clarity 2
Development Pipeline Milestones Achieved 2.3
Use of Cross-Functional Teams 1.8
Comparative Technology Investment 1.5
Project Championship 0.7
Sales Protected by Proprietary Position 0.25

CRO and Financial Managers
Financial return
Number of ways technology is exploited
Comparative manufacturing cost
Information Technology use in R&D
Cost versus budget
Probability of success

SBU Manager
Strategic alignment
Financial return
Projected value of the R&D pipeline
Product quality and reliability
Gate effectiveness
Core technical competency
Decision Gate processes
Probability of success
Technology planning
Environmental management In R&D
Intellectual property management

Marketing and Sales Managers
Strategic alignment
Financial return
Customer satisfaction
Number of ways technology is exploited
Market share
Funding by business
Probability of success

Operations and Manufacturing Managers
Product quality and reliability
Comparative manufacturing cost
Technology transfer to manufacturing
Defects reported
Environmental management In R&D