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Not So Funny – Literally Principle 12

02/01/2019 |

Darrell Mann

Principle 12, Equipotentiality, is all about removing tension within systems. When someone is given an instruction and they don’t follow it precisely, we could interpret their discrepancy as a tension. Which is a bad thing. Consequently, we should … Read More

Illustration of Principle #6: Integrated Debit and Credit Card

31/12/2018 |

Vairaj Arjune, Krishna Tripathi

Reach into your wallet, and you will surely find many plastic cards for membership clubs, credit cards, debit cards and so much more. With changing lifestyle and preferences, consumers no longer want to carry bulky wallets … Read More

Not So Funny – Principle 8, Counterbalance

03/10/2018 |

Darrell Mann

“Where the weight of an object or system causes problems, combine it with something that provides lift.”

Or:

“When an entity or system deviates from a desired path, introduce protocols or forces that provide a re-stabilising … Read More

Not So Funny – Quite (Principle 33) Literally

05/09/2018 |

Darrell Mann

No-one likes a smart-arse. The battle is rarely more intense than the one between teachers and their students…

…more often than not, the pupils tend to be the more persistent…

…some of whom get to grow … Read More

ValuesMatch – First Principle Mapping Of Enterprise & Individual Values

05/08/2018 |

Darrell Mann

How do you know if new job candidates will fit with the values of your enterprise? How do you know that current employees do the same? That they are authentically ‘talking the talk’? Especially since, looking at the … Read More

Use of Principle #10: Non-stick Silicone Egg Boiler

24/07/2018 |

Vairaj Arjune

Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi – 110067, India. vairajune@gmail.com – varjune24@gmail.com

Principle # 10: Preliminary Action

It is always a hassle to make the perfect or almost perfect boil eggs … Read More

Principle 3 Deep Dive

15/03/2018 |

Darrell Mann

A couple of months ago we did an analysis on the case studies we’ve been involved with during the past few years. Projects that have either been our own, or ones where a client has asked us to … Read More

First Principle Incentives In Academia

12/01/2018 |

Darrell Mann

Back in August, we introduced a case study on ‘Perverse Incentives in Academia’ (Issue 185). The point of that article was to try and help those caught in the problem to escape from the usual either/or pendulum-swing solutions … Read More

Student Corner: the Principle of Nesting

02/07/2007 |

When Russian nesting dolls became popular, they attracted the attention of inventors and engineers. As a result, all over the world patents based on the "nesting" principle were created.Read More

TRIZ and Software – 40 Principle Analogies, a sequel

12/01/2006 |

By: Rob van den Tillaart

Introduction Some years ago there were two publications by Kevin C. Rea about the use of TRIZ in Computer Science and Information Technology called “TRIZ and Software – 40 Principle Analogies, Part I and II”. … Read More