Jack Hipple Dr. Bala Ramadurai, Co-founder of TRIZ Innovation India (trizindia.org) has a chat with Jack Hipple, Chemical Engineer, TRIZ practitioner and trainer (http://www.innovation-triz.com/personnel/JHipple.html) about his experiences on learning and applying TRIZ. Download the podcast from here – https://archive.org/download/JackHippleTRIZIndiapodcast/JackHipple-TRIZIndiapodcast.mp3 1. When did you come across TRIZ? When did you decide to take on TRIZ as your path forward in your career? An accident. As Director of Dow Chemical’s Discovery Research program, an attempt to broaden Dow’s business beyond commodity chemicals, I sought out training in many psychologically based creativity tools such as brainstorming, CPS, Debono’s Lateral Thinking and Six Hats.

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Interview with Vladimir Petrov, a TRIZ Master

Vladimir Petrov (Profile here – ) has been an avid supporter of TRIZ Innovation India and has always volunteered to spread awareness of TRIZ in India, which is the mission of TRIZ Innovation India. His simple reply to my email was “How can I help TRIZ India?”. I present excerpts from our online interview, which was the result of his offer of help. Bala Ramadurai: From your track record, you have not only taught TRIZ, but also practically used it, as is obvious from your publications and patents.

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TRIZ Glossary Book

{.null} TRIZ Glossary book written by Prof. Vladimir Petrov is now available at an introductory price of USD 0.99 in the link given below. Prof. Petrov’s linkedin profile is here – https://il.linkedin.com/pub/vladimir-petrov-triz/6/30a/700 The link to the book is given here – http://www.amazon.in/TRIZ-Glossary-Vladimir-Petrov-ebook/dp/B013YE59M2/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1441695997&sr=1-1

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TRIZ India Podcast – TRIZ Journal – Part 1

Dr. Bala Ramadurai, Co-founder of TRIZ Innovation India (trizindia.org) has a chat with Dr. Ellen Domb, co-founder of PQR group and co-founding editor of TRIZ Journal, in a 2 part series of podcasts on TRIZ Journal 2.0 or better still, TRIZ Journal 3.0. The second part of the series will involve a conversation with current TRIZ Journal Editors – Dr. Phil Samuel and Derek Bennington https://archive.org/details/TRIZIndiaPodcastTRIZJournalPart1 Download the offline version from https://archive.

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Technology Forecasting – A Primer

I promised a while ago that I’d publish something about Technology Forecasting, which is my current occupation in Milan, Italy. I presented a talk on technology forecasting in Politecnico di Milano. I have attached the slideshow to this post. Enjoy! Please feel free to download the presentation [google-drive-embed url=”https://docs.google.com/uc?id=0B3EZPxN_ojAfTV9aazdCRWx1Rms&export=download” title=”2013_03_08_Bala_Ramadurai-Technology Forecasting.pptx” icon=”https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/doclist/images/icon_10_powerpoint_list.png” style=”download”] [google-drive-embed url=”https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1fsSr-IG9tO99z5Zb0eht2nTwcWtvfnOaJjsZVfl2hvI/preview” title=”2013_03_08_Bala_Ramadurai-Technology Forecasting” icon=”https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/doclist/images/icon_11_presentation_list.png” width=”100%” height=”400″ style=”embed”]  

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Extract from ARIZ 71 – The Algorithm of Problem Solving

[google-drive-embed url=”https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1s4sVnO2y_wfCNrzRdEXDrfYU9RkZIlVbBicSEdJL23Y/preview” title=”ARIZ-71″ icon=”https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/doclist/images/icon_11_presentation_list.png” width=”100%” height=”400″ extra=”undefined” style=”embed”] [google-drive-embed url=”https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1s4sVnO2y_wfCNrzRdEXDrfYU9RkZIlVbBicSEdJL23Y/edit?usp=drivesdk” title=”ARIZ-71″ icon=”https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/doclist/images/icon_11_presentation_list.png” newwindow=”yes” style=”normal”] This is an extract from seecore.org on ARIZ 71, that is described in the book, Innovation Algorithm by Genrich Altshuller. ARIZ can be used to solve problems.  Some tips that I have learnt from experts in the field are: ARIZ is very methodical and systematic. Try to persist till you get the right solution ARIZ can sometimes be painstakingly long, so if you are unable to solve your problem through other means, by all means, try those.

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The Secret Sauce of Innovation

TRIZ (Russian acronym for Theory of Inventive Problem Solving) has been known for many decades. Innovation for mankind has been around since fire and wheel were invented and used successfully. Prior to TRIZ and its ally ARIZ (The Algorithm of Inventive Problem Solving), inventing was best left to people who were born with such a gift (or believed they were born with such a gift). With the advent and successful implementations of TRIZ/ARIZ to solve many challenging problems, one can confidently say that inventiveness can certainly be learnt.

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TrizTrends 2014

Set in the picturesque GE Bangalore campus had some interesting pick of speakers. Thanks to GE for being a great host. Peter from Reliance was hyper selective with his picks with just the contradiction and principles as the approach and I liked what worked in teams from his experiments. Of course he hit the mark with India being a country of contradictions. Sergei shared some interesting roi numbers and gave clear idea of Triz evolution.

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CALL FOR PAPERS – TRIZ FUTURE CONFERENCE 2014

European TRIZ Association (ETRIA) is organizing TRIZ Future Conference (TFC2014) along with Exelop SA will be hosted by EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland. TFC2014 is also sponsored by CIRP, the international Academy for Production Engineering. TFC2014 will provide an international forum for exchanging new ideas on knowledge‐ based innovation and TRIZ, presenting recent achievements by the scientific community and enabling further advances and collaboration also with the industrial community. CALL FOR PAPERS TRIZ FUTURE CONFERENCE 14 Global innovation Convention   <div id="page_2"> <div> </div> <h3> Place: </h3> <p> EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland </p> <h3> Duration: </h3> <p> From 29th to 31th October 2014 </p> <h3> Cost: </h3> <p> 650 EUR per participant (Further prices for students, Early birds, others are available on www.

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TRIZ Trends 2014, A Conference in GE India

(Image courtesy: http://ge.geglobalresearch.com/locations/bangalore-india/) TRIZ Trends 2014 (Image courtesy: http://ge.geglobalresearch.com/locations/bangalore-india/) TRIZ Trends 2014 (Image courtesy: http://ge.geglobalresearch.com/locations/bangalore-india/) John F. Welch Technology Center, Bangalore, INDIA is hosting an event on Time: Thursday – March 20, 2014  Venue: John F. Welch Technology Center, Bangalore, INDIA

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