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11/01/2017 |


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Using the TRIZ System Operator to compare traditional product development to crowdsourced product development

01/12/2015 |

Previously published in TRIZ Future 2013

Timothy Brewera, Ellen Dombb

aTimothy Brewer Design, 1740 Raymond Hill Road, #3, South Pasadena, CA 91030, USA

bPQR Group, 190 N. Mountain Ave., Upland CA 91786 USA


The emergence of … Read More

Fyi-“organizing for Innovative Product Development”

01/01/2010 |

Fellow RealInnovation posters, Good morning!FYI, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has recently posted another (free!) innovation-related open courseware offering, regarding “OrganizinRead More

Product Dev Versus Lean Product Dev

01/01/2010 |

What's the difference between Product Dev and Lean Prod Dev?  Is it reasonable for Product Dev to be Lean when you're hopfully looking to be innovative?Read More

Product Dna and the Property-function Matrix

03/03/2008 |

If systematic approaches to innovation are pushing the view outside the domain, a form of filtering or direction is needed. Product DNAâ„¢ provides a structure, a common ground, a checklist for knowledge transfer.Read More

Evaluating Product Innovation – Silicone Technology

03/03/2008 |

This paper relates the use of TRIZ to translate and manage silicone-based gasketing technology into new fields of application such as human necessities: baking and butchering, kitchen equipments and healthcare.Read More

Unorthodox Use: TRIZ for Non-intended Product Use

04/02/2008 |

Lots of companies deliver products that serve a determined purpose – but they often are wrong about how the product is finally used. Such diversions sow the seeds of creativity to generate ideas for new product outcomes and problem solutions.Read More

Use TRIZ for New Product Concept Development

03/12/2007 |

Often, when the use of a new methodology is about to begin there exist antagonistic feelings. TRIZ is no exception. Whenever TRIZ is launched into a company or an institute, some offensively question its introduction.Read More

Trends and patterns of evolution for product innovation

01/10/2006 |

Noel Leon, Prof. Dr., (Presenter) Center for Innovation in Products and Technology, Tec de Monterrey, (CIDYT, ITESM) Tel. +52 81 81582012, Fx. +52 81 83284005 Ave. Eugenio Garza Sada #2501 Sur Col. Tecnológico, 64849 Monterrey, NL, México

ABSTRACT Perhaps … Read More

Case Studies from a Breakthrough Innovation Product Design Programme For Local Industries

01/09/2006 |

Darrell Mann Director, Systematic Innovation Ltd, UK Phone: +44 (1275) 337500, Fax: +44 (1275) 337509 E-mail:

Joseph Poon Director, Hong Kong Productivity Council E-mail: Matthew Driver Director, Network China Ltd, UK E-mail:

Abstract Starting in August 2004, … Read More

The Use Of Triz Principles In Consumer Product Design

20/06/2006 |

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

The principles of TRIZ have been used extensively in manufacturing equipment and process troubleshooting and are beginning to find application in business, management, intellectual property, and strategic planning. There is a third … Read More

Unleashing The Voice Of The Product And The Voice Of The Process

03/06/2006 |

Darrell Mann Director, Systematic Innovation Ltd, UK Phone/Fax: +44 (1275) 342960 Mobile: +44 (7980) 864028 E-mail:

Abstract In this paper we propose that, our need to create products and services that match the ‘voice of the customer’ becomes much … Read More

Directed Variation® – the Talent of the Product

30/12/2005 |

By: Simon Dewulf

Introduction The ‘Variation’ part of Directed Variation® is closely linked to Attribute Listing (early 1930’s), the technique in which a product or a system is divided into parts, and alternatives ways of achieving each (sub) function are … Read More

A Macro Process Model for Product Innovation Using TRIZ

18/09/2005 |

By: Tan Runhua ( (Design Institute for Innovation, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, 300130, China)

Abstract: The process of product innovation consists of three stages, which are fuzzy front end (FFE), new product development (NPD) and commercialization (COM). Theory of … Read More

Rapid Innovation with TRIZ – A Case Study in Continuous Product Development

23/06/2005 |

By: Shahid S. Ahmed

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the forward application of TRIZ to generate new inventive ideas for the solution of difficult problems, and to explain how TRIZ builds a creative momentum in … Read More

Innovation management methods and tools for sustainable product service systems (With a Case Study)

13/04/2005 |

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

Co-authors: Berthold Bitzer South-Westphalia University of Applied Sciences Luebecker Ring 2 59494 Soest, … Read More

Book Review: How To Develop Winning New Product Ideas Systematically

17/07/2004 |

By: Roni Horowitz, Reviewed by Larry Ball, and John Terninko, Edited by Ellen Domb Details: 145 pages. Published in April, 2004, as an e-book in PDF format. Download from for US$57.

Editor’s note: We invited two reviewers to … Read More

Integrating TRIZ and Other Methodologies in Product/process Re-engineering

11/02/2004 |

By: Pierluigi Petrali

Abstract A structured workflow for an integrated product/process optimization is presented. This workflow is intended mainly for cost-reducing objectives and is based on an integrated usage of different methodologies along with TRIZ.

Introduction It’s well known that … Read More

The Function Model For Existing Product Using Reverse Fishbone Diagram

26/11/2003 |

By: Tan Runhua, Cao Guozhong, Zhang Ruihong School of Mechanical Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, 300130, P.R.China

Abstract: The substance-field model for a function in TRIZ is simplified first and two elements and an action as a function model … Read More

Design for Six Sigma (DFSS): A Roadmap for Product Development (Book review)

25/08/2003 |

By: Michael Slocum

The TRIZ Journal is pleased to announce the publication of Design for Six Sigma: A Roadmap for Product Development. Drs. Kai Yang and Basem El-Haik have delivered a tremendous research effort that will support the successful … Read More