Problem solving techniques

How to convert a mishap to a blessing using principle of hidden opportunity

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I always thought till sometime back - mishaps and really bad things would happen around me and NEVER to me. You also would have thought so. Till the first misfortune struck. And then other misfortunes followed. You feel cornered and deeply depressed. Know for sure that dark days will end and strangely, you would one day find unexpected opportunities spring up out of the misfortune that caused you so much trouble...

Problem solving techniques of memory indexing and summarization

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A special process that you have used for fast and effective recall of a piece of knowledge forms a powerful technique for solving memorization and recall type of problem situations. Such a process uses indexed memory and needs extreme summarization as a capability...

Problem solving rule-set and deductive reasoning for fault diagnosis

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Use of a special problem solving rule-set and experience based deductive reasoning sometimes help in solving a tough and baffling real life problem of fault diagnosis type. In any fault diagnosis environment such rule-sets can be formed and used with great benefits...

Complex logic analysis using problem breakdown and other techniques

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Logic analysis primarily deals with yes/no variables or questions. The core concept of this approach of limiting the number of final possible outcomes to only two makes this world of yes/no a certain world. Though attractive, logic analysis by itself is of little use in real world problem solving, as most of the parameters and criteria in real world problem solving have inherent subjectivity in them. But we may use logic analysis together with other problem solving resources and deductive reasoning to solve complex problems systematically...

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’...

Pattern recognition and use in real life problem solving

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Patterns form the basis of comprehension and action for all living things in nature. Patterns are all around us - from human fingerprints, zebra crossings, warm current flows in oceans to the beautiful arrangement of a rose bud. A baby starts to recognize the objects around it, learns how to react on events or how to speak - all by identifying patterns. As we grow up, pattern recognition and its use remains to be one of the most valuable components in our problem solving ability set...

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