Innovation

Practical approaches to create innovation in daily life and work life.

Subcategories

Innovation concepts: Basic concepts on creation of innovative ideas and products.

Inventive principles: Based on which practical innovation can be created.

Systematic innovation: Creating innovative ideas or products systematically.

Innovation in a forest

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It was a short rise up the hill and the beautiful little bungalow lay serene at the top. After an open flat space in front the ground dropped stage by stage way below to the thin silver strand of a mountain river. The well wooded hill went up at the back providing deep green cover...

Ideal Final Result or IFR, a breakthrough innovation concept

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Ideal Final Result or IFR is the target solution to a problem that would remove all negative aspects without introducing any new drawback while preserving all the advantages of the old system. How much cost for this effort would IFR allow? IFR dictates that the all advantage no disadvantage solution must be achieved at zero additional cost. Though it seems impossible to achieve, if you set such a goal, you will be forced to reject ordinary easy pathways and strive towards the highest goal that can be imagined...

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...

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