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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Nominate Your Company for iSixSigma Live! Award!

28/09/2008 |

Katie Barry

In 2009, Real Innovation’s sister website, iSixSigma, will host its first annual Summit and Awards in Miami. Although there are some who debate whether innovation and process improvement can work together, we know that as successful as they can … Read More

A Dangerous Trend in R&D

19/09/2008 |

Praveen Gupta

Sometime ago, I read that a new technology officer of a leading computer manufacturing company has discontinued R&D projects that go beyond 2-3 years. The top 20 or so projects were retained for generating short term revenue. Leadership in … Read More

The Fourth TRIZ Symposium in Japan

11/09/2008 |

Guest Commentator

Paul Filmore is reporting from The Third TRIZ Symposium in Japan.———

I have arrived to my second Japan TRIZ conference near Kyoto.  The official title is ‘The 4th TRIZ Symposium in Japan’.  After a 12 hour flight, three trains; … Read More

Itinerant Innovation or Traveling TRIZ

09/09/2008 |

Ellen Domb

There are two meetings this week.  See for the full final program of the Japan TRIZ Symposium.  We’ll have reports later in the week from traveler Paul Filmore. 

I’m reporting this week from the Business Innovation Conference … Read More

Student Corner: Practical Applications of Air Balloons

01/09/2008 |

All children are fond of playing different games with air-filled balloons and air bubbles. This article discusses applications of balloons, some of which were developed by students.Read More

TRIZ Concepts in Limited Slip Differentials for Suvs/rvs

01/09/2008 |

Differentials help provide vehicular stability and mobility in sport utility and recreational vehicles, but problems exist with those currently on the market. The authors used TRIZ to evaluate a simplified ideality for a new design.Read More

Welcome to the September 2008 Issue of The TRIZ Journal!

01/09/2008 |

This month we welcome Marco de Carvalho and Paul Filmore to The TRIZ Journal’s editorial panel. Each has been a contributor of articles in the past and we look forward to their continuing to bring their expertise to The TRIZ Journal as authors and editors.Read More

TRIZ and 40 Business Survival Imperatives

01/09/2008 |

Based on his research, development, engineering and quality management, the author has attempted to formulate business survival imperatives using the 40 inventive principles of TRIZ. These imperatives may help developing businesses succeed and grow.Read More

New Editorial Panel’s TRIZ Journal Highlights

01/09/2008 |

The TRIZ Journal now has two new editorial panel members: Paul Filmore and Marco de Carvalho. Both have authored articles in The TRIZ Journal – here are some of their finer moments.Read More

Integrated Conceptual Design with TRIZ

01/09/2008 |

Try an integrated approach for inventive idea generation and multi-criteria decision-making. TRIZ is used for generating idea systematically for technical problems, while superiority and inferiority ranking is used for alternative selections.Read More