Category Archives: Triz

What is wrong with Finland and how to fix it – a case example

We are living interesting times here in Finland. On one hand Finland is one of the best places in the world. We have high living standards, good public services, low income differences between social groups and a peaceful society in … Continue reading

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Budget deficits and innovation part II – using TRIZ (theory of inventive problem solving) to generate ideas

In my last blog post I wrote about the contradiction between cost savings due to recession and the need to be progressively more innovative due to market pressure. I offered one possible solution and discussed briefly the other prerequisites for … Continue reading

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Budget deficits and innovation – why you should cut more than you need to!

The economy is in a recession at least here in Europe, which is forcing a lot of organizations to make cuts in their budget to adjust to the new financial realities.  There also doesn’t seem to be a upswing around … Continue reading

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An example of creative problem solving with the nine windows method

In this blog post I will go through an example of creative problem solving using a wide perspective to find potential ideas. I’ll be utilizing the “nine windows”  – method to which I wrote an introduction article  last week. The … Continue reading

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Looking at problems through nine windows – how to become creative

Everyone has to be creative. That’s the mantra these days. But it’s not so easy being creative all the time especially considering the time and resource pressure we  are all under. I think there is also this common fallacy that … Continue reading

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