Three Simple Tips to Start Solving Problems in Your Business Today

Steve Farber

” So, when the team shared the key problems that were holding back progress, Conley turned to something he knew rather well: a method for innovation that originated in 1946 with Russian scientist and writer Genrich Altshuller. David Conley found himself on a team of experts who were attempting to design satellite superstructures, a challenge not specifically covered while earning his college degree in nuclear engineering.


The Number One Key to Innovation: Scarcity

Harvard Business Review

TRIZ , for example — a model devised by Russian inventor Genrich Altshuller — is the original empirically based method, followed by SIT (for "Systematic Inventive Thinking") and a few other updated versions of it. How interesting, by the way, to note that Altshuller was one of the many intellectuals arrested by Stalin, so that TRIZ's inventor himself developed much of his breakthrough approach in a Gulag.