The Tic-Tac-Toe of Strategic Planning with TRIZ

Originally delivered Jun 16, 2010
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TRIZ (Inventive Problem Solving) is traditionally thought of as an engineering problem solving tool. However, the study of breakthrough inventions has also allowed the study of technology evolution, which can be used in a strategic way as well. The study of millions of inventions and patents has shown there are not only predictable ways to solve problems, but also patterns and lines of evolution that predict the evolution of products and systems. These lines and patterns provide the same structure for planning and intellectual property that the original TRIZ problem solving principles provided for problem solving.

This webinar demonstrates several of these lines of evolution and shows how using them in a simple 9-Box structure can provide insights into competitive activities, strategic planning, and technology forecasting. No previous knowledge of TRIZ is necessary to gain value from this webinar; all who attend will benefit.


Jack Hipple

Jack Hipple is a 30 year veteran of the chemical industry, including responsibility for global chemical engineering research at Dow Chemical as well as its Discovery Research New Ventures program. He has also managed chemical material technology projects for the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, new product development for Ansell Edmont in the protective equipment area, and process scale up for aerogel materials at Cabot Corporation. He currently Principal with Innovation-TRIZ, providing consulting and innovation training. He has been the public and on site instructor for AIChE...Read more

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