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What Are Best TRIZ-for-software Sources?

01/01/2010 |

Hi there, Can anyone tell us what are best sources of information use of Triz for software innovation?  Also, what might be the best software program for such innovation?Thanks, Eric SommerRead 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

TRIZ for Software Development

01/01/2010 |

The February 2007 TRIZ Journal has 2 articles on TRIZ and Software Development methods, by John Stamey and me, and we are preparing a workshop for a computer security conference in April. &nRead More

TRIZ in Software Development

01/01/2010 |

Hi, For one years, I am interested in TRIZ. Now I have to get a thesis. So, because I know software engineering and I am learning TRIZ, I want to compose these two topics, TRIZ in Software DeveRead More

Systematic (Software) Innovation..

09/11/2008 |

Prakasan Kappoth

“…over the history of software development there have not been that many innovations..” I must have heard this statement elsewhere in some forum, but now this is the base for a new TRIZ for software innovation book recently launched. … Read More

Case Study: Use of TRIZ in Software Design

02/06/2008 |

The use of ideality from structural perspectives led to a cleaner software product design that is easier to maintain and evolve than what existed before.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

Software Engineering And TRIZ (1) – Structured Programming Reviewed With TRIZ

18/07/2005 |


ABSTRACT This is the first report of our research having three-folded purposes as follows: (1) to apply TRIZ to the problems related to software development and to extend the application field of TRIZ into software development and … Read More

TRIZ for Software (T4S) Initiative Update

23/05/2005 |

Kevin C. Rea

The concept of applying TRIZ to software problems has created some stir – which overall is not a bad thing. Question: TRIZ is designed for technical systems, so is software now a technical system? I believe … Read More

Opportunity to contribute to developing improved understanding of the use of TRIZ in software development

27/04/2005 |

Recently growing interest in the application of TRIZ for software problems has prompted others to contribute to the original list of software analogies of the 40 inventive principles published back in 2001 by Kevin C. Rea. (Please see the archives) … Read More

Software Process Improvement -TRIZ and Six Sigma (40 Principles Usage for level 2 inventions)

19/04/2005 |

Garikapati Pavan Kumar Email:

ABSTRACT This paper proposes an innovative application of Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) and Six Sigma for software process improvement. Use of contradiction matrix and 40 principles readily help in developing the solutions for … Read More

TRIZ for Software – Using the Inventive Principles

25/01/2005 |

By: Kevin C. Rea OR

1 Introduction When I first learned TRIZ, I believed that using TRIZ for the software domain was possible. I saw areas within Lucent Technologies whereby TRIZ could make major improvements, and using the … Read More

Application of TRIZ in Software Development

15/09/2004 |

By: Herman Hartmann, Ad Vermeulen and Martine van Beers

Introduction TRIZ has become a powerful tool to solve problems and to create inventive solutions. An increasing number of patents are being generated with the help of TRIZ. TRIZ is … Read More

TRIZ and Software Fini

10/08/2004 |

By: Ron Fulbright Director, Information Management & Systems University of South Carolina Spartanburg Spartanburg, SC 29302

1 Introduction In [1] and [2], Rea discusses software engineering analogs to Altshuller’s 40 principles of innovation. However, Rea did not list analogs … Read More

Software Review: “Invention Highway, Family Edition and Professional Edition”

25/02/2003 |

By: Catherine Lundberg

Software by: Comedia Ltd. The cost is $24 and is available at:

The Invention Highway software teaches ASIT—as you play the games, you learn 4 methods for finding innovative solutions to problems utilizing the resources … Read More

Applying TRIZ to Software Problems – Creatively Bridging Academia and Practice in Computing

14/10/2002 |

This article was first published in the proceedings of TRIZCON2002, The Altshuller Institute Conference, May, 2002.

Kevin C. Rea, Principle Consultant REA Consulting E-mail: Web site:

1. Abstract

The … Read More

Software Review: CreaTRIZâ„¢ 2.2 and CreaTRIZâ„¢ 2.2 for Business and Management

10/03/2002 |

Software Review: CreaTRIZâ„¢ 2.2 and CreaTRIZâ„¢ 2.2 for Business and Management

By Drs. Michael Slocum and Ellen Domb, editors This month CREAX has introduced its newest products, CreaTRIZâ„¢2.2 and CreaTRIZâ„¢ 2.2 for Business and Management. CREAX is a multinational software … Read More

TRIZ and Software

23/04/2001 |

First published in the Proceedings of TRIZCON2001, The Altshuller Institute, March 2001.

Graham Rawlinson, Principal Consultant, Next Step Associates – Phone +44 (0) 1252 330121 NSA, 12 St Peters Park, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 3AU, UK.

Although the five … Read More

Review: TRIZ Explorer Software

14/08/2000 |

Ellen Domb,

Title: TRIZ Explorerâ„¢

Publisher: Insytec B.V., The Netherlands.

Cost: US$145 or US$195 packaged with the book TRIZ: The Right Solution at the Right Time: A … Read More