DI Stefan Posch
TRIZ - A methodology for solving technical problems

TRIZ – the Russian acronym for Theory of Inventive Problem Solving – is a fascinating, effective methodology for solving technical problems. Developed in Russia between 1956 and 1985 by Genrik Altshuller, TRIZ has gained popularity in the West and especially in Asian countries since Perestroika. It is used mainly in two are

  • For solving technical problems
  • For analysing the development potential of products

Encompassing numerous tools and methods, it is not easy to gain a clear overview of TRIZ for the newcomer to this system. In essence, TRIZ requires from its user a consistent, systematic problem analysis that aims to identify relevant system conflicts. Problems are abstracted to such an extent that it becomes possible to find smart solutions with the least possible resources ...