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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...

Simple Logic analysis

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We frequently use the term ‘logic’. People who use logic to back up their comments, decisions or actions are considered as logical. Sometimes this term is interchangeably used with the term ‘rational’. People who do not behave or act according to commonly accepted norms are termed as irrational. Human beings do not always follow stringent logic. Nevertheless ‘logic’ is a well-defined technical term; there is nothing vague in ‘logic’...

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