Hosted by Tulane University
When: 3-5 March 2016
What: TRIZ CON2016 will be the largest international TRIZ Conference in the world.
Where: New Orleans, LA and will be hosted by Tulane University.
Why: This 3-day event brings together the largest international group of TRIZ experts and end-users. All three days of the Conference are dedicated to Tutorials beginners & advanced topics, Keynotes, panel discussions, numerous papers & case studies will be presented on TRIZ and related applications.
Who: Anyone looking to improve their innovation and creativity.
February Blitz -- We have kicked off a special pricing discount for groups 2 - 6 attendees. Get the TRIZCON2016 event for only $700 per person. This is a limited time offer and can be cancelled at any time. Hurry -- Register NOW!!!!
New Orleans has been ranked as the Second Best City in America by Travel + Leisure Readers. The city is well-known for its historic neighborhoods, landmarks, French and Spanish architecture, and walkability, but new restaurants and cocktail bars are also blossoming in "Nola."
Inside this thriving backdrop, TRIZCON2016 will provide attendees with insights, ideas, and techniques for solving your most difficult problems. Attendees will be able to learn problem-solving techniques from a conference lineup packed with TRIZ users and practitioners.
Keynote Speakers will address needs for innovation, creativity and the synergies of how TRIZ can compliment popular quality methodologies.
Awards Ceremony: For the first time, AI will have awards to honor the developers of TRIZ and the propagation and development of the methodology. Be there to see who will be the first to be inducted into the TRIZ Hall of Fame. You do not want to miss this once in a lifetime event.
3-Day TRIZ Workshop for Associate Certification and and exam. Instructor is Victor Fey, TRIZ Master. Fee is $1,550, combined with the TRIZCON2016,the fee is $2,550. Some knowledge of TRIZ is recommended. This is a very affordable opportunity to learn TRIZ and to take the Certification Exam.
- Mark your calendars for the biggest and best TRIZ event for 2016. More news to follow!
The Altshuller Institute believes that all men and women seek to be more creative and innovative. We believe that with the right tools and some training, people can become 10-30% more innovative and productive. TRIZ energizes and expedites the process of innovation. TRIZ is a natural amplifier of our talents, knowledge and experience. Everything that we do in our life and any decision that we make will be better and more effective when we apply TRIZ. TRIZ alters the critical thinking of people that learn and use it.
The Mission of the Altshuller Institute is to grow productivity and innovation with TRIZ. Application of TRIZ methods to medicine, agriculture, manufacturing and management can spur innovation and improve the human condition. Join us in making this world a better place. TRIZ is the tool, you are the force and the product is a better world.
About Us: Altshuller Institute is a global organizations that has developed a viable TRIZ certification process and promotes the universality of TRIZ in the world marketplace.
What we promote: TRIZ technology will solve problems, better, cheaper and faster.
What we do: We promote the use of TRIZ in the world through conferences, webinars, books and videos. We are developing TRIZ programs for STEM education. We promote TRIZ training from TRIZ providers by advertising their workshops. Product design is your business, accelerating innovative problem solving is ours.
How we can help: Many people struggle to innovate on demand. TRIZ uses a repeatable process to enhance your problem solving abilities. Innovation and creativity can be learned using the time proven techniques developed by Altshuller and his followers.Our organization can help your company accelerate innovation, solve your problems and move your dreams forward. Your team will learn to develop the best innovative solution for their problem. Will you help yourself by joining Altshuller Institute?
MATRIZ Conference TRIZfest-2015
September 10-12, 2015 in Seoul, South Korea.
The conference Organizing Committee did an excellent job hosting the conference. The team of R&BD should be commended for the great efforts in making TRIZfest-2015 a success. The meeting facilities were conveniently located and well equipped, the breaks were timely, evening activities, the cocktail party and the banquet, were very well organized.
On top of all that, the city of Seoul offered many sightseeing spots and picture taking opportunities. Last, but not least, the hosts have arranged for nearly perfect weather during the conference.
This year, the conference attracted over 100 participants from 23 countries. Another testimonial for TRIZ increasing World popularity.
This year we continued with the practice of selecting submitted papers based on peer review. Valeri Souchkov and Tuomo Kassi organized the review process. They were able to assemble quite representative group of reviewers, consisting of academia and industry representatives. This time, 41 papers and four case studies, which successfully passed through the review process, were presented. The papers were differentiated into research, cases and best practice categories. Now, that we have five years of experience of reviewing papers, we understand that some changes to the process must be made. Valeri Souchkov initiated a review of the existing process and will recommend a new process for consideration by MATRIZ Presidium.
Baldrige School launches MS in Quality Program
The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business has set a MOD 1 (August 23, 2015) start date for its new Master of Science in Quality, Improvement, and Innovation degree program, which was recently approved by the State of Connecticut Department of Higher Education. Enrollment is now open.
The program will meet the employment needs of the many organizations who have acknowledged the link between quality, organizational improvement, and innovation initiatives, integrating these concepts into one system.
The program’s Academic Program Manager, Chuck Roe, promises the unique program will look at quality in terms of business, engineering, and manufacturing. “Students will explore the five elements of quality: producing, quality control, quality management, and continual improvement and innovation,” Chuck says, “and the program is designed to help students obtain three certifications: Lean Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma, and Certification for TRIZ.” Roe adds that graduating students will “demonstrate a thorough knowledge of key business concepts such as total quality management, benchmarking techniques, creative problem solving, Design for Six Sigma (black belt), systems thinking, Lean Six Sigma (black belt), and Technology for Innovation (TRIZ).”
New Tools for Design
Cal Halliburton and Victoria Roza
“True inventions require the determination to solve multiple problems in order to overcome contradictions and yield creative solutions.”
In this classic article, Cal Halliburton has condensed and simplified the core of TRIZ application for everyone to easily digest and apply. Cal is a teacher by trade and he spent years studying TRIZ from various TRIZ Masters. His style is simple and effective. I am sure that you will enjoy this article and learn a great deal in the effort.
As every process change practitioner knows, simple business tools catch on. Who hasn’t heard of a SWOT chart – strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats? On the other hand how many business people know how to perform a SWOT analysis effectively? Drawing a SWOT chart might look easy, but solving the problem it represents is far from trivial. Many of us use the simple SWOT framework and hardly ever stop to think about what the structure of the chart really means. It is all too easy to fall into the trap of considering our work done if we can get the team members to agree on what to write in the four boxes! Unfortunately, the process often ends there. In this article, I’ll show how to go beyond a simplistic SWOT analysis and move on towards an actionable implementation strategy.