January 2014

Inventive principle "local quality" in daily life problem solving

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Adapt the individual properties or parts of the object to the required local conditions. The first step of using an inventive principle is to understand it by identifying examples or cases where the principle could have been applied. The principle most probably has been applied unknowingly, but still it becomes clear to you that this is an example of application of the specific principle...

40 inventive principles, the most popular component of TRIZ innovation system

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The 40 TRIZ principles are abstract inventive principles identified by Russian scientist Altshuller to be the principles behind all past inventions. These abstract principles were formed for creation of innovative ideas and products but are equally potent in solving daily life problems...

Innovation

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Innovation is thinking new, doing new – that is unthought-of, unimaginable. More the surprise element more the degree of innovation is. A remark, a joke, a tune, a brushstroke, or a commercial product each can be an innovation. The common element would always be the surprise factor – the newness, the ability to make you gasp...