Invention is man’s oldest occupation.
The wrong choice of concept in a given design situation can rarely, if ever, be recouped by brilliant detailed design.
Design for Trustworthy Software (DFTS) requires innovative “outside-the-box” thinking, but Genrich Altschuller has shown that creativity can be learned—it is not an inborn characteristic limited to only a few people. His TRIZ theory of innovative problem solving has been developed from a careful analysis of more than two million engineering patents worldwide to discover the fundamental patterns of innovation. We report here on the ...