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Discussion Forum Archives - The Triz Journal

Call for examples of Inventive Principles in Health and Social Care settings.

12/11/2019 |

John Sainsbury

The use of Systematic Innovation is generating some attention in health and social care settings in the UK. Workshops are proving effective in analysing problems and providing strong innovative solutions. Problem exploration tools have enabled workshop participants to … Read More


01/01/2010 |

I have been interested in the activity around “innovation” since getting asked to leave the AIT innovation discussion (after being invited in) at the ISSSP conference this last summer. I have nevRead More

Dfss/six Sigma

01/01/2010 |

Is DFSS the way to incorporate innovation and six sigma? Or are there lots of ways to combine them? Is DFSS just the most OFFICIAL?Read More

Introduction to TRIZ

01/01/2010 |

What would be a good introductory text to Triz such that at the end of the text I would be able to apply the principles in a relatively short period of time. I am in the services industry.ThanksRiRead More

Washing Machines… Unnecessary Weight…

01/01/2010 |

Having to move my washing machine in order to get it repaired I realized that it contains a massive and heavy “thing” that will keep the mashine (more) stable when tumbling. A thing that only needs toRead More

Cluster Mapping

01/01/2010 |

i've seen a mention or two of cluster mappin g in the news lately. can someone explan why it should be a part of a strategic innovation process?Read More

Samsung Creativity Tools

01/01/2010 |

Hello Everyone,I'm a french student studying in BA honours degree in Scotland and one of my research topics is the use of creativity tools as well as the innovation management in companRead More

Proven Innovation Models and Processes

01/01/2010 |

When it comes to Innovation in business one relies on and goes for proven Innovation Models and Processes which obviously enable the comfort of sustainable development. Innovative potential in alreadyRead More

Generate Innovative Ideas to Make Marketing Tools

01/01/2010 |

Hi,I work with the marketing services dept of this company and am charged with developing innovative tools for marketing of color pigments.I have used the Random stimulus tool and was successful inRead More

The Current Ariz Version?

01/01/2010 |

I have been working with the older versions of ARIZ (71 + 77), but I would like to try the newer ones.. Which version should I use – and where can I find the description?BoRead More

Applications of TRIZ in Flurochemical Manufacturing

01/01/2010 |

Please describe the applications of TRIZ in flurochemical manufacturing industry.Read More

TRIZ and Six Sigma

01/01/2010 |

Katie Barry (editor of The TRIZ Journal and Real Innovation) and I are in Miami this week for the ISixSigma Live! awards and summit.Ê If anybody has questions about the interaction of TRIZ with Six SiRead More


01/01/2010 |

Dear TRIZ-friends, Currently I?m writing my master-thesis about innovation management were I endeavour to show the possibility to use TRIZ in non technical issues. I would like to investRead More

Fyi– a Quick Course on Creative Thinking

01/01/2010 |

FYI, in case you have not already seen this — here is a source for a quick (and free) course on Creative Thinking, from the University of Hong Kong (UHK): More

Inventing to Innovating

01/01/2010 |

Are there methods for taking a private invention and making it into an innovation? Thanks for any feedback.Read More

Is There a Specific Procedure to Use TRIZ Tools?

01/01/2010 |

Hello every experts in using the TRIZ,Firstly, I have to say that I am the TRIZ believer and I am learning to use TRIZ in my some design projects. However, I am often confused with the procedurRead More

Definitions *

01/01/2010 |

Dear friends;Let's not make ourselves busy with “words”,I remember we had the same problem in quantom physics while trying to define simillar events.The only way to get rid of this confusion isRead More

Software for Innovation?

01/01/2010 |

Is there software for directed innovation? I've heard of Goldfire – anyone have any experience with this?I work for a major pharmaceutical company. I wonder if using software would be a way to eaRead More

Has TRIZ Led to Any Important Inventions?

01/01/2010 |

Hi there, Can you tell us if Triz has led to any important discoveries or inventions?  Most or all of the advances described in the Triz literature seem to be important but incremental improRead More

How Open is Open Innovation?

01/01/2010 |

I had this fantastic idea on how to improve cell phones. I looked up the major phone manufacturers so I could share this idea. But it was hard to find a way to submit ideas to them. One of them (a laRead More