"It’s probably one of the most valuable short courses that I have ever taken, and I wish more engineers at Fermilab would be able to take it as well."
– Michael Geynisman about our TRIZ course at ASME

Get the book on TRIZ, now used at our ASME courses on TRIZ Inventive Problem Solving:

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Jack Hipple is an innovation specialist with over 30 years of industrial experience. He has special expertise in the breakthrough TRIZ (Russian acronym for "Theory of Solving Problems Inventively") methodology. Innovation-TRIZ is the only consulting firm with training and access to all major creativity assessment and problem-solving tools, giving them the unique capability to provide the best tools for the client's needs.

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In the Press

I attended your three day ASME TRIZ class in San Francisco back in June [2006]. It was one of the highlights of this year for me"--Greg Markham, P.E.

See What We Had to Say About Using TRIZ for Failure Analysis for New and Improved®  

What's TRIZ?
We explain for the readers of Innovation Tools, a widely respected innovation resource guide  

What one of our students from Hasbro says about TRIZ and Lean after our workshop  

What Others Are Saying About Us  

What's New?

IdeaConnection Interview
I had the honor of being interviewed by Vern Burkhardt of IdeaConnection (Vancouver, CA) a while back in a 5 part series on TRIZ problem solving.

I invite you to visit this link.
TRIZ - More Than Just a Cool Russian Acronym

Jack Hipple, joins us to discuss TRIZ method for problem solving analysis and innovation. The name TRIZ is an acronym for a Russian phrase that roughly means "The theory or inventor's problem-solving." (link)

YouTube Video
Jack Hipple teaches TRIZ at Chicago PDMA - well worth the watch!

Quality World, a leading British magazine, asked us to summarize TRIZ for its readers. Check it out here.

We have written a series of columns for the Altshuller TRIZ Institute on the application of TRIZ principles in the business, management, and organizational area. Click here to go to this series on the Altshuller Institute web site.

We recently published a new book!

Please check out The Ideal Result: What It Is and How to Achieve It available here.

What We Do

We offer:
· 1-4 Day on site training and consulting sessions
· Training in the integration of TRIZ with other innovation
· Off site consulting
· Patent analysis and strategy recommendations
· Failure analysis, prediction consulting and training
· Psychological assessment workshops

There is no other consulting group with certification and expertise
in all significant innovation assessment and creativity tools.