Applying the TRIZ Problem-Solving Process
In This Chapter
Thinking creatively by following the rules
Following the TRIZ problem-solving process step by step
Working as a team
Clever problem solving requires clear and systematic thinking: the TRIZ step-by-step process explored in this chapter can help you work through your problem in a logical way to help you find breakthrough, innovative solutions.
The steps, in a nutshell, are as follows:
- Understand and scope the problem.
- Uncover all needs and scope the solutions.
- Zoom in and define the problem.
- Identify the solution triggers.
- Generate solutions.
- Rank solutions and implement.
This chapter puts some factual filling into this theoretical sandwich.
Logically and Systematically Solving Problems
When faced with a difficult problem, what do you do? Go for a walk and hope a solution will come to you? The TRIZ approach is to work systematically to understand and then define and focus your problem, in order to find the best solution.