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Why Reinvent The Wheel? The Efficacy Of Systematic Problem Solving Method TRIZ And Its Value For Innovation In Engineering And Its Implications For Engineering Management

12/08/2006 |

By: Dr. Paul R. Filmore, Dr. Pete Thomond Dr. Paul R. Filmore Senior Lecturer School of Computing, Communications & Electronics University of Plymouth UK

And Dr. Pete Thomond Innovation Consultant The Insight Centre Ltd UK

ABSTRACT The engineering … Read More

A New Paradigm for Creative Problem Solving: Six-Box Scheme in USIT without Depending on Analogical Thinking

15/05/2006 |

Toru Nakagawa Osaka Gakuin University, Japan

First Presented at The 27th Annual Conference of the Japan Creativity Society held on October 29-30, 2005 at National Center of Sciences, Tokyo (in Japanese); Posted in the TRIZ Home Page in Japan on … Read More

TRIZ at Bradford University – Solving a Organisational Problem using TRIZ

05/04/2006 |

Karen Gadd

It is not good starting the New Year with a sense of foreboding and I was dreading my first two TRIZ courses in 2006. These were at the engineering departments of Bradford University and Sheffield Hallam and … Read More

Centrality of ‘Steering Language’ to problem solving Trends of evolution case study: The development of heat induction system

18/02/2006 |

By: Ahmad A. Abdalla, Sulieman M. Zobly

Ahmad A. Abdalla South-Westphalia University of Applied Sciences Luebecker Ring 2 59494 Soest, Germany Tel.: +49 (0) 2921 378414 Fax: +49 (0) 2921 378404 Email:

Sulieman M. Zobly Institute … Read More

Su-Field: An Educational Example of Inventive Problem Solving in Electrical Engineering

13/01/2006 |

By: Antonio Cesar Lettieri, Takashi Yoneyama

Su-Field: An Educational Example of Inventive Problem Solving in Electrical Engineering Antonio Cesar Lettieri Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica – EMBRAER S. A. – Brazil. Takashi Yoneyama Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica – ITA … Read More

Theory of Inventive Problem Solving Applied To Business Process Management Projects (BPM-TRIZ)

04/01/2006 |

By: Marcelo Fabricio Prim, Luis Gonzaga Trabasso

Marcelo Fabricio Prim EMBRAER / ITA – Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 2.170, São José dos Campos – SP, Brazil

Luis Gonzaga Trabasso ITA – Pça Mal. Eduardo Gomes, 50, São José dos … Read More

Solving Technical Contradictions in Construction with Examples

14/07/2005 |

Abram Teplitskiy, Ph.D., Scientific Consultant Roustem Kourmaev, President Advanced Technologies International, Inc., Richardson, TX

In our first article for TRIZ Journal we analyzed application of 40 Inventive tricks in Construction (1). But Theory of Inventing Problem-Solving (TRIZ) gave inventors … Read More

Overall Dataflow Structure for Creative Problem Solving in TRIZ/USIT

17/05/2005 |

Toru NAKAGAWA (Osaka Gakuin University, Japan)

ABSTRACT It has been a common understanding in TRIZ and many other scientific/technological problem solving procedures that instead of trying to go directly from one’s specific problem toward specific solution(s) one should better go … Read More

The Integration and Strategic Use of TRIZ with the basic CPS (Creative Problem Solving) Process

12/03/2005 |

Jack Hipple Innovation-TRIZ Tampa, FL USA 813-994-9999

When the TRIZ Inventive Problem Solving process and its tool kit are introduced into an organization, they invariably encounter a host of processes and tools already in place. While it has been … Read More

Heuristics for Solving Technical Problems – Theory, Derivation, Application

16/01/2005 |

Abstract Heuristics used by engineers and scientists in solving design-type problems are the non-algorithmic, empirical tricks, tools, and techniques learned academically and from experience. They do not solve problems. Instead they give pause to look at problems in different ways … Read More

Problem Solving Methodology for Innovation: TRIZ/USIT. Its Philosophy, Methods, Knowledge Bases, and Software Tools

27/10/2004 |

By: Toru Nakagawa

Editor’s Note (Toru Nakagawa, Aug. 25, 2004) This paper was presented as an invited talk at the First Symposium on Knowledge Creation Support Sytems held at JAIST near Kanazawa in February 2004. This paper is an intorduction … Read More

Hands-on Logic for Inventive Problem Solving – I. Formulating Technical Contradiction from Initial Situation

07/10/2004 |

By: Mi Jeong Song Ph.D., V. Leniachine, V., Sung Cheol Kim and S. Antonov, Doctor Six Sigma Innovation Team, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology San 14-1, Nongseo-ri, Giheung-eup, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, 449-712, Korea

Abstract A method to formulate technical contradiction from … Read More

Hands-On Logic for Inventive Problem Solving – 0. Prologue

02/10/2004 |

By: Mi Jeong Song Ph.D., V. Leniachine, V., Sung Cheol Kim and S. Antonov, Doctor

Mi Jeong Song Ph.D.; V. Leniachine, V.; Sung Cheol Kim; S. Antonov, Doctor Six Sigma Innovation Team, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology San 14-1, Nongseo-ri, … Read More

The Study of Problem Solving by TRIZ and Taguchi Methodology in Automobile Muffler Designation

13/03/2004 |

Tzann-Dwo Wu Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Management, Tung-Nan Institute of Technology Taipei, 222, Taiwan

Abstract Deming developed a new quality-improving concept, which extended quality inspection to statistic process control (SPC). Taguchi is further to improve quality techniques … Read More

Solving Contradictions Problems Related To Safety Integration In Design Process

18/01/2004 |

Abstract: Taking into account of safety on both design and exploitation levels highlights management contradictions comprising technical, economic or human aspects. For example the choice of powerful but expensive technical solution on design level, could has an immediate benefit and/or … Read More

How Function is Realized in Problem Solving

05/11/2003 |


0. Preface “TRIZ” is the Russian acronym for “Theory of Inventive Problem Solving” [1]. “ASIT” (the acronym for “Advanced Systematic Inventive Thinking”) [2-8] is the thinking method derived from TRIZ.

I discussed the basic outline of “function” … Read More

Book Review: the 121 Heuristics for Problem Solving.

15/10/2003 |

Review: The 121 heuristics for problem solving. By Ellen Domb and Michael Slocum

Regular readers of The TRIZ Journal will remember the articles in the September 2000 and July 2001 issues by the authors of the new book, The … Read More

The Integration Of TRIZ Problem Solving Techniques With Other Problem Solving And Assessment Tools

12/08/2003 |

By: Jack Hipple

Principal Innovation-TRIZ Tampa, FL 33647 USA 813-994-9999

TRIZ, as a problem-solving process, is seldom used or brought into an organization in a vacuum. There is almost always an existing structure of tools and processes in use … Read More

Application Area of Thinking Tool or Problem Solving Tool

18/06/2003 |

By: Takahara Toshio

0 . Preface Different kinds of problems require different thinking tools and different problem solving tools, operating on the object of the process. The extension of TRIZ to non-technical problems makes the identification of the type … Read More

TRIZ, Quantum Physics and Poetry in Solving Personal and Professional Problems

22/05/2003 |

By: Judith de Zanger, Ph.D., and Andre de Zanger

Judith de Zanger, Ph.D., and Andre de Zanger Directors of the Creativity Institute e-mail:

INTRODUCTION – This article is a brief introduction to using some of the Inventive and … Read More