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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The Top 5 Reasons to love TRIZ


Posted by Emma Wilkinson on 14 Feb 2020 In TRIZ, Problem Solving, Valentine, innovation

On Valentine's Day, I thought we'd take a moment to reflect on sharing the love about TRIZ.

I've been involved with TRIZ since 2007, not as a technical engineer or scientist, but as someone who sees and hears how much it benefits them. This article sources real experiences of real TRIZ users...

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Engineer’s efficient wooing & winning of wife using Oxford TRIZ


Thinking clearly and coherently is one of the most important skills TRIZ delivers. This applies in all situations even when your brain may not be the organ driving your behaviour – when your heart takes over then you need TRIZ logic and clarity even more than before.

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I’m still standing in The Rapid Innovation Zone - my new TRIZ acronym


Posted by Karen Gadd on 15 Jan 2020 In TRIZ, Problem Solving, Patent development

The Rapid Innovation Zone

(TRIZ = Teoriya Resheniya Izobretatelskikh Zadatch)

This is my new knee – normally I don’t share pictures of my body with anyone, especially after my 5 year old granddaughter recently grabbed my upper arm and exclaimed: “Granny you don’t fit your skin anymore", but working mostly with engineers, I thought they may find this new bit of me interesting...

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My Year with TRIZ: I no Longer Remember how I used to Problem-solve


Posted by Dr. Heather Kitts on 28 Aug 2019 In TRIZ, Problem Solving, IT, Training

In the summer of 2018 I came away from an IT conference with only one take-away, and that was the word 'TRIZ'. It hadn’t been explained and that had piqued my interest. I quickly discovered Oxford Creativity and after listening to one of their webinars I knew I was hooked...

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