Unleash the power of Contradictions - are you solving the right problems of your customer?

In this hands-on activity, the basic concepts of TRIZ - Innovative problem solving are presented along with how TRIZ can be used with Agile methodologies in particular Scrum.

TRIZ is a problem solving framework originated in Russia. TRIZ means theory of the resolution of invention-related tasks" i.e. "a problem-solving, analysis and forecasting tool derived from the study of patterns of invention in the global patent literature". TRIZ used by world's best of the best companies such as Samsung, Intel, GE to encourage innovation among the workforce and to arrive at creative solutions for the problems.

  • TRIZ based design of 767 Refueller brings US $ 1.5 Billion savings for Boeing
  • CSC makes a tender proposal using TRIZ and wins US $ 1 Billion worth projects

Source: Valery Souchkov, Vice President of International TRIZ association

TRIZ includes a practical methodology, tool sets, a knowledge base, and model-based technology for generating innovative solutions for problem solving. (from Wikipedia)

In this hands-on activity, participants will learn basic TRIZ elements - Innovation Solution Questionnaire and Root Conflict Analysis+ to resolve contradictions. They will also learn how to use TRIZ with agile methods.


Outline/Structure of the Hands on Session

The hands-on session is divided into 3 parts

Part 1: basics of TRIZ - 30 minutes

Part 2: participants will practice RCA+ activity for a given problem - 30 minutes

Part 3: participants will brainstorm on how TRIZ can be used with agile methods (in addition presenter will also suggest few usages of TRIZ with agile) - 20 minutes

Questions and Answers, Closing - 10 minutes

Learning Outcome

  • Learn what drives Innovation in an organization
  • Understand the barriers in identifying right problems to solve
  • Practice TRIZ's Root Conflict Analysis tool to identify, resolve contractions for innovative problem solving
  • Learn how to create an Innovation Backlog and add more value to our Businesses using TRIZ and Agile

Target Audience

Product Owners, Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, Business Managers, Product Managers

Prerequisites for Attendees

Exposure to Agile methods such as Scrum is essential.

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