Leveraging diversity to find what works and amplify it

I’m giving this talk / workshop in Atlanta Georgia. The client is looking for some academic & pragmatic ways to gather a wide variety of ideas, then create ways to implement the ideas. They are trying to shift the default mode of problem solving away from people who are senior or tenured within the organization.

Innovation Tools Part 1–Nine Windows

Understanding and various uses of Nine Windows, a TRIZ inventive problem solving tool, and Use of Nine Windows to break “stuckness” in thinking and view solutions from a systemic level.

Quality Tools to Discover Solutions: Nine Windows

Nine windows is often used in TRIZ (The theory of inventive problem solving) to explore solutions to a problem in a context of past present and future. Exploring the solution as a system is vital in breaking psychological constipation.