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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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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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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Six Reasons Why Brainstorming Won't Always Solve your Problems (but TRIZ will)


Although brainstorming can and often does come up with the solution to a problem, it cannot be relied upon to either consistently deliver, or come up with the best solution for the problem. Therefore, in order to be absolutely confident that you will always be able to solve your complex problems, it is essential to implement a systematic problem solving approach - such as TRIZ.


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