Invention is not by chance, but by design...


Posted by Karen Gadd on 21 Aug 2020 In

Hero Inventors knew how to invent – learn to emulate their certainty with TRIZ

Globally and historically, invention, innovation and uncovering new knowledge are wrongly portrayed as random and subject to lucky chance. This represents over two thousand years of fake news (I blame Archimedes).

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Defend against the new global colonialism


TRIZ – the Lodestar/Compass/GPS for Invention & IP success to build & keep your territory

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The perfect invention – patent like a genius


Effective invention is all about resolving unmet needs. Right?

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A whole new level of thinking


Name: Rosemary Chude-Sokei
Job Title: Performance Assessment & Reporting
Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Industry: Healthcare

What would you say is your biggest challenge right now?
My biggest challenge right now is finding new, different and quicker ways of improving our performance.I work in a medical center where a significant proportion of employees and leaders have been there for 10, 15 and even 30 years.

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First steps into TRIZ with Oxford TRIZ Live - Attendee Q&A


Oxford TRIZ Live: Fundamental Problem Solving is the first Oxford TRIZ online course - taught in 10 hours over 5 days through webinars and interactive workshops. It launched in April with great success, selling out all places and is currently running monthly during lock down. We asked some of the attendees from the launch what they thought, including Faith, featured below:

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Pandemic Productivity


Newton was in lock down when his theory of gravity / laws of physics became clear to him – he had been sent back to his family home from Cambridge because of a plague outbreak. It was thought that the overworked postgraduate needed the break from teaching and research to allow time and peace to do their work on his brain and thoughts.

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Learning for Lockdown


I’ve read a lot of posts recently about how the world will never be the same after the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic. How, at least for sure in the first world, people have been forced to work from home, which has shown that it is much more possible than many would have had you believe. Even with one-year old twins hanging off your arms…

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Celebrating female TRIZ experts (Part III)


In celebration of International Women's Day, we have been interviewing some of the amazing female participants who have come on our courses in the past. Read the final installment below.

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Celebrating female TRIZ experts (Part II)


This year's International Women's Day theme is #EachforEqual, the idea being that "equality is not a women's issue, it's a business issue." We couldn't agree more. We love what we do because TRIZ empowers everyone who uses it to make a difference and solve real problems on any scale, through innovation.

To celebrate some of the exceptional female alumni, we asked them about their real Oxford TRIZ experiences. Read Sofia's story below.

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Celebrating female TRIZ experts


This Sunday it's International Women's Day; "a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women." No doubt social media will be flooded with stories and events and so it would be remiss of us not to join in and celebrate the extraordinary achievements of our female TRIZ experts.

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