Systematic Innovation

e-Zine Magazines (2002 - 2010)


Issue 11 December 02 Article – Who’s IFR? Article – Who Moved My Trees? Patent of the Month – Syntactic Foam Best of The Month – The Web Of Life Investments – Nano-Scale Shape Memory Alloys Issue 10 November 02 Article – TRIZ And Jet Lag Article – Case Studies In TRIZ: Breaking Hicks Law Patent of the Month – Actuator Best of The Month – Hyatt, Synoptics And The Six Challenges Of Creativity Investments – Quantum Tunnelling Composite Issue 9 October 02 Article – Un-Natural Creativity Article – Conical Spirals Article – Extracting Patterns From The Contradiction Matrix Patent of the Month – Mass Detection Best of The Month – Colour Palettes, Youngsoon Park Conference Report – DRS, Brunel Investments – Self-Organising Electronic Circuit Issue 8 September 02 Article – More Parallel Thinking Article – Getting Worse To Get Better… Revisited Patent of the Month – Molecular Computer Best of The Month – WOIS Investments – Conductive Lithographic Films Issue 7 August 02 Article – Finding The Future From The Past Article – Serving The Greater Good Patent of the Month – Map Database Apparatus Conference Report – ISF2002, Dublin Best of The Month – Project 50 Investments – Functional Foods Issue 6 July 02 Article – More Opportunities Article – Case Studies: CCTV Surveillance Camera Patent of the Month – Foam Adhesive Tape Conference Report – Axiomatic Design, Boston Best of The Month – Simplified TRIZ Investments – Cryotech ‘Ice-Chuck’
Issue 5 June 02 Article – Watching Systems Evolve Article – Value Differentiation And Contradiction Finding Patent of the Month – Laser Drug Delivery Best of The Month – Shpakovsky, Samsung Investments – Linear Motors Issue 4 May 02 Article – Function Hierarchies Article – System Completeness Versus System Viability Patent of the Month – Drag Reduction Best of The Month – I Am Right: You Are Wrong Investments – Sonochemistry Issue 3 April 02 Article – Normal Curve Contradictions Article – Humour And Irony Patent of the Month – Self-piercing Rivet/Self-Removing email Best of The Month – WOIS Investments – ‘Negative’ Materials Issue 2 March 02 Article – Predicting Disruptive Technologies Using TRIZ Trends Article – My Dream Suit (I Don’t Know What I Want, But I Will When I see It) Patent of the Month – Medical Application Magnetic Bearing Best of The Month – Surfing The Edge of Chaos Investments – Solar Amplifier Issue February 02 The Lost Pages Issue 1 January 02 Article – Measuring The Evolutionary Potential Of Your Business Article – Root Contradictions Article – Principle 41? Patent of the Month – GPS Application Best of The Month – Management By Means Investments – Low-Cost Piezoelectrics Issue 0 December 01 Introduction to e-zine Introduction to Patent Of The Month – Colouring Pencil Introduction to Investment - Ferrofluids Introduction to Humour
Issue 23 December 03 Article – The (Least) Ideal Final Result Article – Seven And The Downward Spiral Patent of the Month – Fuel Injection System Best of The Month/Investment – MERCI ‘Retriever’ Conference Report – Sustainable Design Conference, Stockholm Biology – Yew Tree Issue 22 November 03 Article – ‘Who’s Ideal Final Result?’ Contradictions Article – Some Contradictions Are More Important Than Others: Managing Conflict Complexity Patent of the Month – Electroactive Polymer Thermal Electric Generator Best of The Month – Homage To Gaia Conference Report – Mass Customization & Personalization, Munich Investments – Metal Fuel Cells Biology – Wing-In-Ground Effect Issue 21 October 03 Article – Seven (TRIZ) Habits Of Highly Effective People Article – Evolution Potential Hierarchies Patent of the Month – Polymeric Film Best of The Month – Brain Of The Firm Conference Report – ECCI8, Mainz Investments – Wax Balls Biology – Guillemot Egg Issue 20 September 03 Article – TRIZ And SixSigma – Compatibilities And Contradictions Article – Non-Linear Evolution From Linear Trend Directions Patent of the Month – Light Harvesting Rods Best of The Month – The Rule Of Three Conference Report – PICMET, Portland Investments – Magnetic Shape Memory Effect Biology – Delayed Fertilisation in Bats Issue 19 August 03 Article – Levels Of Abstraction Article – Evolution Potential For Business – Internal And External Focus Patent of the Month – Defoaming Using Desonication Best of The Month – Winkless/Cooney – Food packaging Investments – Pulsed Ultrasound Biology – Gecko Foot Issue 18 July 03 Article – Finding The External Asymmetry Article – Constraint Management – Transforming the Solvable Into the Unsolvable Patent of the Month – High Intensity Light Source Best of The Month – Anti-TRIZ Journal Investments – Nanomagnetics Biology – Killer WhaleI
17 June 03 Article – Trends And Constrained Evolution Article – Paradox And The Creative Personality Patent of the Month – Fuel Cell Best of The Month – Cascini, Computer Aided Design Future Evolution Conference Report – IEPM, Porto Investments – Low Cost Solar Cells Biology – Cuckoo Wrasse 16 May 03 Article – Staying One Contradiction Ahead Of The Competition Article – More Root Cause Analysis (How Much Data Is Enough?) Patent of the Month – Organic LED/Coated Nano-Particles Best of The Month – Clockspeed Conference Report – PICMET, Portland Investments – Flat Motors Biology – Sea Slugs 15 April 03 Article – Abundance Versus Scarcity Theory Article – What Would Make TRIZ Really Take Off? Patent of the Month – Learnable Non-Darwinian Evolution Best of The Month – Emergence: The Connected Lives Of Ants, Brains, Cities & Software Conference Report – TRIZCON/TRIZ Kongress Investments – Capacitive Sensing Biology – Gibbon 14 March 03 Article – If TRIZ Is So Good Why Isn’t Everyone Using It (Part 24) Article – Actual Versus Perceived Ideality Patent of the Month – Ultrasonic Thermometer Best of The Month – Complexity Advantage Conference Report – Passionate Machines, London Investments – Electrically Conducting Plastics Biology – Tengmalm’s Owl 13 February 03 Article – Convergence And Divergence In Language Article – Combining Inventive Principles Patent of the Month – Nanoscale Semiconductor Best of The Month – Consilience Investments – Environmentally Friendly Plastic Foams Biology – Dung Beetle 12 January 03 Article – Innovating For Benefits Article – The Ideal Contradiction Matrix Patent of the Month – Laser Propelled Vehicle Best of The Month – Evolutionary Trends Investments – Motion Dampening
Issue 33 December 04 Article – Connections & Directions Towards The More Ideal System Article – On ‘Preliminary Actions’ Patent of the Month – Laser Cooling Best of The Month – Adaptive Enterprise Conference Report – IMechE Fan Conference Investments – Nanogels Biology – Pond Skaters Issue 32 October 04 Article – Over The Hump – Getting Beyond The Point Of Maximum Complexity Without Compromising The System Article – TRIZ & SixSigma – 3) Positioning TRIZ In DMAIC Improvement Schemes Patent of the Month – Quantum Dot LEDs Conference Report – Inverness Sustainability Best of The Month – The End Of Management Investments – d3o, impact absorbing polymer Biology – Lionfish Issue 31 September 04 Article – Solving Lean Conflicts – TRIZ and the 15 Lean Wastes Article – Evolving Evolutionary Potential – 4) Achievable Now And Achievable In The Future Patent of the Month – Self-balancing Best of The Month – The Origin of Brands Investments – Nano-turf Biology – Deception and Edge Effects Issue 30 July 04 Article – If TRIZ Is So Good… 37) Pleasure Seeking, Pain Avoidance and Invention Machines Article – Evolving Evolutionary Potential – 3) Increasing Differences Patent of the Month – Particle Generation Best of The Month – Zen & The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance Conference Report – MRI Knowledge Creation Symposium, Japan Investments – Varioptic Biology – Deception and Acanthaspis petax
Issue 29 June 04 Article – Using Geometry To Reduce Stresses – ‘Not Letting The Design Tools Degrade The Product’ Article – Business Principle 22 – ‘Blessing In Disguise’ Patent of the Month – Self-Assembling Proteins Best of The Month – A Theory Of Everything Investments – Microneedles Biology – Symbiosis Issue 28 May 04 Article – Gracefully Degrading Products – Principle 22 And Design For Emotion Article – Product Life And The System Complexity Trend Patent of the Month – Perforated Foams Best of The Month – RAND Corporation ‘top 10 security issues’ Investments – Water Repellant/Abosrbent Biology – Caddis Fly Larvae Issue 27 April 04 Article – People Don’t Like Change Because… Perception Mapping Hierarchies Article – Business Principle 36 – ‘Paradigm Shift’ Patent of the Month – 3D PCBs Best of The Month – Four Wings And A Prayer Investments – The Ideal Stent… Issue 26 March 04 Article – More On Evolution Potential Hierarchies – The Helicopter View Article – Optimisation/Innovation Cycles Patent of the Month – GPS speedometer Best of The Month – Trends @ Investments – Spray-on Computers Biology – Humpback whale Issue 25 February 04 Article – Psychological Inertia Tools – Omega Life Views Article – TRIZ & SixSigma – 2) Special Cause/Common Cause Patent of the Month – Ring Laser Best of The Month – The Value Model Investments – Spintronics Biology – Tenebrionid Beetle Issue 24 January 04 Article – Motivating Staff Article – TRIZ & SixSigma – 1) Working The Right Project Patent of the Month – SMS Messaging Best of The Month – Design Museum Conference Report – ETRIA Conference, Aachen Investments – Renishaw Biology – Holly Leaves
Issue 45 December 05 Article – Hero-Artist-Prophet-Nomad Cycles And Discontinuous Business Trends Article – A Limited Resource Problem Patent of the Month – Quantum Logic Gate Best of The Month – What Were They Thinking? Conference Report – TRIZ Future Conference, Graz Investments – Crystal Sponges Biology – Mudskipper Issue 44 November 05 Article – ‘Partial’ Asymmetry’? Article – Lots Of Things To Improve, But Only One Thing Stopping Me Patent of the Month – Tubular Microstructures Best of The Month – The Fortune At The Bottom Of The Pyramid Conference Report – International Dissemination Seminar, Hong Kong Investments – Insulating Concrete Forms Biology – Horsfield’s Hawk Cuckoo Issue 43 October 05 Article – ‘Less Than Zero’ Psychological Inertia Article – Defining Breakthrough Solutions 2) – Functional Connection Patent of the Month – Controlling Surface Chemistry Best of The Month – Inevitable Surprises Conference Report – IMechE Compressor Conference, London Investments – Paper Fingerprints Biology – Burrowing Owl Issue 42 September 05 Article – Beyond The Second TRIZ Hurdle Article – Software (And Other) Design Patterns Patent of the Month – Folded Sheet Structures Best of The Month – The Pinball Effect Conference Report – 1st TRIZ Symposium, Japan Investments – Nanofabrication Biology – Flying Snakes Issue 41 August 05 Article – Defining Breakthrough Solutions Article – The Ever-Shifting Ideal Final Result Patent of the Month – Comb-Branched Polymers Best of The Month – Predicting New Words Conference Report – Joint Consultants Forum, London Investments – Nanograss Battery Biology – Rat’s Tail Plant Issue 40 July 05 Article – More On Root Contradictions Article – Business Contradictions: Moving A Library Patent of the Month – Composite Material Best of The Month – Animals In Translation Conference Report – TRIZ Kongress, Frankfurt Investments – Glow-In-The-Dark Asthma Inhalers Biology – Nature Plus Tool
Issue 39 June 05 Article – TRIZ, Salt Curves And Innovation (Thoughts On Being ‘Too Lean’) Article – ‘Everything Is The Field And The Field Is Everything’ Patent of the Month – Optical Air Data Systems Best of The Month – Freakonomics Conference Report – Kreaturk, Istanbul Investments – Nano Coatings Biology – Rat Incisor Issue 38 May 05 Article – Mental Leaps (Contradiction Emergence And Resolution In Human Consciousness Evolution) Article – Where Does The New S-Curve Start (Thoughts On The TRIZCON presentation By Boris Zlotin) Patent of the Month – Auxetic Fibres Best of The Month – Innovation And Its Discontents Conference Report – TRIZCON05 (Platitudes and Paradoxes) Investments – Chicken Feathers Biology – Springbok Issue 37 April 05 Article – 36 Strategies Of Ancient China And TRIZ Article – Frames Of Reference - TRIZ, A Theory Of Everything And Edward DeBono Patent of the Month – Capillary Evaporator Best of The Month – Lynn Margulis – Acquiring Genomes Conference Report – IMechE Un-Manned Aircraft Conference Investments – Materials Modification Inc. Biology – Thorny Devil Lizard Issue 36 March 05 Article – Anticipate And Pre-empt – Controllability Trends And Looking-Glasses Article – The Red Queen Principle Patent of the Month – Nano-Porous Laminates Best of The Month – Edward DeBono – The Six Value Medals Investments – Transparent Transistors Biology – Spoonbill Issue 35 February 05 Article – Plausible Deniability (Or: The Point of TRIZ And How To Miss It) Article – Beyond The ‘Yes, But…’ Wall Patent of the Month – Conductive Polymers Best of The Month – Fritjof Capra – The Hidden Connections Investments – Flexible Scanner Biology – Venus Flower Basket Issue 34 January 05 Article – Finding The ‘Missing’ Functions Article – TRIZ And Stage Gates Patent of the Month – Dielectric Foam Insulators Best of The Month – Keith Jarrett: The Art Of Improvisation Investments – Polymer Magnets Biology – Tardigrades
Issue 57 December 06 Article – Turning The House Of Quality On Its Side Article – Improving The Mono-Bi-Poly Trend Patent of the Month – Molecular Actuators Best of The Month – The Elegant Solution Conference Report – Retail Conference, Istanbul Conference Report – Jabir Walji, Jordan Investments – Energy Harvesting Sensors Biology – Star-Nosed Mole Issue 56 November 06 Article – Principle-Guided Patent Searches Article – TRIZ And Appreciative Inquiry Patent of the Month – Compressible Hearing Aid Best of The Month – Mavericks At Work Investments – Nanotecture Super Capacitors Biology – Fishing Bat Issue 55 October 06 Article – Case Studies In TRIZ – Clothes Peg – 3) Migration To Super/Sub System Article – Why ARIZ And Other Schemes Don’t Work Patent of the Month – Self-Powered Remote Control Device Best of The Month – Culture Code Conference Report – Infovision, Bangalore Investments – Self-Assembling Gel Biology – Cicada Issue 54 September 06 Article – 9-Windows – Sometimes Sufficient; Sometimes Not Article – Case Studies In TRIZ – Clothes Peg – 2) Increasing-Decreasing Complexity Cycles Patent of the Month – Thermoelectric Device Best of The Month – Why Things Fail Conference Report – Japan TRIZ Conference Investments – Self-Printing Biology – Feather Mite Issue 53 August 06 Article – Case Studies In TRIZ – Clothes Peg – 1) System Completeness Article – Complexity Increases….. Because Patent of the Month – Light Emitter For A Display Best of The Month – Treasure Hunt Conference Report – 11th Mexican Electronics Technology Congress, Nuevo Vallarta Investments – Nano-Lubricant Biology – Chameleon Tongue Issue 52 July 06 Article – Towards An Explanation Of The Rule Of Three Article – Accelerated Evolution (Innovations Will Happen Anyway, So Why Do We Need TRIZ?) Patent of the Month – Tri-State Electrochromic Device Best of The Month – Dialogue Mapping Conference Report – Innovation Culture Conference, Kuala Lumpur Investments – ‘Very Deep UV’ Biology – Blackback Land Crab
Issue 51 June 06 Article – New Trends – ‘Nest-Up’ And ‘Nest-Down’ Article – Pleasure, Pain, Leaky Integrators And Getting People To Buy Into Change Patent of the Month – Detecting Volatile Compounds Best of The Month – Energies Conference Report – Creativity Jamboree/University of Greenwich Investments – Flexible Ceramics Biology – Locust Ear Issue 50 May 06 Article – Space/Time/InterFace and Free/Perfect/Now Article – Revisions To The ‘Damping’ Trend Patent of the Month – All-Optical Buffer Best of The Month – The Ten Faces Of Innovation Conference Report – TRIZCON, Milwaukee Investments – Nano-Generators Biology – Wonderpus Issue 49 April 06 Article – Absence Or Disappearance As A Resource Article – When Trends Are ‘Obvious’ Patent of the Month – Multi-Layer Composite Armour Best of The Month – Sources Of Power: How People Make Decisions Conference Report – DCU Innovation Day, Dublin Investments – Thermophiles Biology – Curlew Issue 48 March 06 Article – Think Of Someone Who Has A More Extreme Version Of Your Problem… Article – The 36 Literary Plots And Their Relationship To TRIZ Patent of the Month – Bomb Blast Suppression Best of The Month – I-Mode Wireless Eco-System Investments – 3D Images in the Air Biology – Cane Toad versus Death Adder Evolution Arms Race Issue 47 February 06 Article – Case Studies In TRIZ: An Advertising Problem Article – Legislation Drives Innovation Patent of the Month – Molecular Switch Best of The Month – The Next Global Stage Conference Report – AuxetNet Industry Day, Salford Investments – Foamed Concrete Biology – Carrion Crow Issue 46 January 06 Article – Conflict Networks Article – 48 Power Laws And Their Relationship To The 40 Inventive Principles Patent of the Month – Laser Cutting Method Best of The Month – The Complexity Of Cooperation Investments – Lithium-Sulphur Batteries Biology – Boxfish (with thanks to the Anti-TRIZ-Journal)
Issue 69 December 07 Article – Getting Worse To Get Better… Systematically Article – More On ‘Staying One Contradiction Ahead Of The Competition’ Patent of the Month – Porous PTFE Materials Best of The Month – IP Handbook Of Best Practices Conference Report – Leveraging On IP For Wealth Creation Investments – Twisted Hollow Fibre Tube Armour Generational Cycles – Nick Drake: Man Out Of Time Biology – Willow Ptarmigan Issue 68 November 07 Article – Solving The ‘Systematic But Not Sequential’ Contradiction Article – Solving Software Contradictions Patent of the Month – Light Harvesting Materials/Nano-Thermometer Best of The Month – How To Measure Anything Conference Report – A Tale Of Two Cities: Birmingham & Merida Investments – Oxsensis Extreme Temperature Sensor Generational Cycles – PT Cruiser Biology – Winged Snail Issue 67 October 07 Article – Intangible ‘Fields’ Article – The Whole Story – 1) Plot Types Patent of the Month – Pourable Butter Best of The Month – Randy Pausch/The Medici Effect Conference Report – South West Manufacturer’s Network Launch Event Investments – Plantic Biodegradable Plastic Generational Cycles – Star Wars Biology – Parasitic Fly Issue 66 September 07 Article – More Than 40 Principles: Combinations & Special Interpretations Article – Extreme Attribute Psychological Inertia Tool Patent of the Month – Ultra-Slow-Down And Storage Of Light Pulses Best of The Month – The Black Swan Investments – Image Search Generational Cycles – James Bond Biology – Hawaiian Field Cricket Issue 65 August 07 Article – Exploring The Non-Linearities in Spiral Dynamics Article – When The Voice Of The Product Gets It Wrong Patent of the Month – Acoustic Cavitation Best of The Month – The Cult Of The Amateur Investments – Fast Cars Biology – Robin Issue 64 July 07 Article – Contradictions In The Brain Article – Some People Are More Creative Than Others Patent of the Month – Auto-Stereoscopic Display Best of The Month – China’s Generation Y Conference Report – TRIZCON2007 Paper Review Investments – Infra-Red De-Burring Biology – Hairy Panic Grass
Issue 63 June 07 Article – Re-Writing The Text Books Article – Convergent Evolution? Patent of the Month – The Real ‘Directed Evolution’ Best of The Month – Joni Mitchell: Woman Of Heart And Mind Conference Report – Carbon Capture Investments – Thermoacoustic Stove/Refrigerator Biology – Happy-Face Spider Issue 62 May 07 Article – Theory Of Inventive Problem Solving Versus Theory Of Inventive Problem Finding Article – More On Innovation Timing – The Fickle Consumer Patent of the Month – Medication Delivery Method Best of The Month – The Halo Effect Conference Report – Qatar Foundation Workshop Investments – Tube Roller Bearing Biology – Silver Ant Issue 61 April 07 Article – Turtles All The Way Down: The Recursive Law Of System Completeness Article – How Big Is The Innovation (Blue) Ocean? Article – Circular Trends II – Meta-Trends Patent of the Month – Light Movable Liquid Crystal Best of The Month – An Introduction To Cybernetics Conference Report – ‘Leading CEO’ Summit, Dubai Investments – Self-Cleaning Concrete Biology – Common Periwinkle Issue 60 March 07 Article – Nature Of Order: Hierarchy & Aesthetics Article – Circular Trends Patent of the Month – Injectible Bodily Prosthetic Best of The Month – The Adversity Advantage Conference Report – Intelligent Housing, Birmingham Investments – Self-Waxing Ski Biology – Yamakagashi Snake Issue 59 February 07 Article – Case Studies In TRIZ: Trouble On The Buses Article – Causal Chains And The Sixth Why Patent of the Month – Contact-Less Gripper Best of The Month – On Intelligence Investments – Opto-Electrical Lens Biology – Archerfish Issue 58 January 07 Article – Effective Use Of Principle 35 Article – The Law Of Requisite Variety And Failures Of Omission Patent of the Month – Flame Arrester Best of The Month – Mind Set! Investments – Solar Disinfection Biology – Weaver Bird Nest
Issue 81 December 08 Article – Deconstructing ‘Wow’ Article – Cynefin Framework And TRIZ Part1: Combining Different Worldviews Patent of the Month – Hydroentanglement Best of The Month – Chasing The Rabbit Conference Report – ISPIM Investments – Tidal Generation Generational Cycles – Music Reproduction Media Biology – Big Brown Bats Issue 80 November 08 Article – Case Studies In TRIZ: Evolution Of Automotive Braking Systems Article – The Heroes (Disruptive Innovation) Journey Patent of the Month – Emotion Recognition Method Best of The Month – The Language Of Things Conference Report – ETRIA Investments – Acoustic Cloak Generational Cycles – Prophets Wear Beards Biology – Grass Endophytes Issue 79 October 08 Article – (Systematic) Open Innovation Article – Case Studies In TRIZ: Evolving Paint Patent of the Month – Ultrafast Photoelectron Microscope Best of The Month – Leadership Development Framework Conference Report – Australia Mining Technology Conference Investments – Fatigue Sensor Cap Generational Cycles – Toy Fads Biology – Sea Wasp Issue 78 September 08 Article – CCO Article – 29 Vedic Inventive Principles & Their Relationship With TRIZ Patent of the Month – Near-Field Aperture Best of The Month – We-Think Conference Report – EuroSPI Investments – NanoRods Generational Cycles – Social Networking Sites Biology – Mantis Shrimp Issue 77 August 08 Articles – Mapping The Real Jobs Customers Want Done Articles – New Trend: Relative Change Patent of the Month – Effector Machine Computation Best of The Month – Animal Innovation Conference Report – Materials For Armour Systems Investments – Negative Refraction Meta-Materials Generational Cycles – Chronicles Of Narnia Biology – Acacia Ants Issue 76 July 08 Articles - Re-Thinking The Physical Contradiction Solution Strategies Articles – Levers 2) – Resource Check-List Patent of the Month – Camera Distortion Correction Best of The Month – Guerrilla Advertising Conference Report – 8th Business Creativity Conference Investments – Functionally-Graded Materials Generational Cycles – Controversy Biology – Squirrels & Snakeskin
Issue 75 June 08 Article – Meta-Matrices Article – The Effect Of Evolutionary Arms Races On Innovation Timing Patent of the Month – Zoom-Capable Scroll Bar Best of The Month – Extreme Toyota Conference Report – Skomer Bootcamp Conference Report – 12th Annual Compensation & Benefits Forum Investments – Neuro-Biological Lighting Generational Cycles – The Royal Family Biology – Dolphin Sleep Issue 74 May 08 Article – Levers 1) – Heating Water Case Study Article – Universal Principles Of Design Patent of the Month – Electro-Active Polymer Generators Best of The Month – Vital Friends Conference Report – ‘Make It With Lasers’ Conference Investments – Body-Heat Powered Headsets Generational Cycles – The Raft Of The Medusa Biology – Pitcher Plant Issue 73 April 08 Article – Some Fields Are Better Than Others Article – The Difference Between What We Think And How We Think Patent of the Month – Synthetic Vision Best of The Month – The Future Of Management Conference Report – TRIZCON08 Investments – Smart Holograms Generational Cycles – Viz Biology – Peregrine Falcon Issue 72 March 08 Article – A Universal Market Trend Framework? Article – Sustainability: Discontinuous Trend Pattern Patent of the Month – In-Situ Groundwater Filter Best of The Month – Herd Conference Report – New Applications of Computing in the Creative Industries Investments – Laser Treated MDF Generational Cycles – The Dandy Biology – Mud Dauber Wasp Issue 71 February 08 Article – Teaching The Different Spiral Dynamic Levels Article – Revising The Rhythm Co-ordination Trend Patent of the Month – Ultra-High Pressure Generation Best of The Month – Human Universals Conference Report – Spiral Dynamics Certification Investments – MIT Oil-Proofing Generational Cycles – Skirt Length Biology – Crocodilian Digestion Issue 70 January 08 Article – Beyond The Blue Ocean Article – 40 Principles With Proverb Examples Patent of the Month – Magnetic Heating Device Best of The Month – Authenticity/Mind Of The Market Conference Report – 2nd Taiwan TRIZ Conference Investments – Household LEDs Generational Cycles – For Those About To Rock… Biology – Fly-o-rama
Issue 93 December 09 Article – Catch-22’s, Chickens, Eggs And Circular Logic Article – Fail Fast; Fail Forward: Challenging The ‘We Already Tried That’ Fallacy Patent of the Month – Solar Cell Best of The Month – Doubt: A History Conference Report – Higher Education Leadership Academy ‘Shaping Minds’ Investments – Super-hydrophobic Surfaces Generational Cycles – Battlestar Galactica Biology – Capuchin Monkey Issue 92 November 09 Article – Case Studies: Piston Ring TrendStorm Article – Trilemma Trilogy – Part 1: Introduction Patent of the Month – Neurostimulation Best of The Month – Global Technological Change Conference Report – Cognitive Edge/Cynefin Investments – Colour Change Roof-Tiles Generational Cycles – Barbie versus Bratz Biology – Stalk-Eyed Fly Issue 91 October 09 Article – Intangible Contradictions Article – Case Study: Evolving The Business Card Patent of the Month – Stressed Liquid Crystals Best of The Month – The Comfort Of Things Conference Report – 5th Japan TRIZ Symposium Investments – Acoustic Tweezers Generational Cycles – Shoulder Pads, Pencil Skirts and Kitten Heels Biology – Hydroplaning Dolphins Issue 90 September 09 Article – Computer-Aided Innovation: Challenges & Contradictions Article – Case Studies: Self-Organising Traffic Patent of the Month – Efficient Lighting Best of The Month – The Nature Of Technology Conference Report – IFIP Conference, Harbin Investments – Laser Microphone Generational Cycles – Sitcoms Biology – Wasp Spider Issue 89 August 09 Article – The ‘Ahead Of The Parade’ Sweet-Spot Article – The Wisdom Of Individual Versus Crowd Patent of the Month – Self-Healing Concrete Best of The Month – The Failure Of Risk Management Conference Report – ISMTech, Malaysia Investments – Printable Battery Generational Cycles – Median Age At First Marriage Biology – Elephant Foot Issue 88 July 09 Article – Re-Thinking IP Protection Strategy Article – Mapping The Real Decisions People Make Patent of the Month – Forming Nano-Scale Features Best of The Month – Passages/New Passages Conference Report – Greenwich Creativity Jamboree Investments – Urine Power Generational Cycles – Britney, Audrey, Clint & Others Biology – Cyphochilus Beetle
Issue 87 June 09 Article - Raising The IP Mountain: ‘Inventing Beyond’ Competitor Patents Article - Resonance And Rhythmic Entrainment As Resources Patent of the Month – Face Detection Best of The Month – Fundamental Design Method Conference Report – Technomart Malaysia Investments – Bacterial Cellulose Nanofibres Generational Cycles – Joan Of Arc And Baby Bust Generations Biology – Vaccinia Virus Issue 86 May 09 Article - A Miscellany Of Business Contradictions Article - New Trend: Customer Intangibles Patent of the Month – Branched Nano-Structures/3D Thin-Film Micro-Battery Best of The Month – Life Ascending Conference Report – UK TRIZ Forum #1 Investments – Rapid-Charge Battery Generational Cycles – US Generational Voting Patterns Biology – Atlantic Jackknife Clam Issue 85 April 09 Article - Case Studies In TRIZ: Stent Evolution Article - TRIZ And The Hype Cycle Patent of the Month – Imaging In Adverse Turbid Conditions Best of The Month – The Pirate’s Dilemma Conference Report – Altran, Brazil Investments – Self-Inflating Tyres Generational Cycles – The Return Of The Screwball Comedy? Biology – Horned Desert Viper Issue 84 March 09 Article – Re-Thinking ‘Customer’ In IFR Attribute Definition Article – Improving The Decreasing Density Trend Patent of the Month – Electromagnetic Gun Barrel Best of The Month – The Next 100 Years Conference Report – TRIZCON v Hargraves Investments – Toxin-Eating Bio-Reactor Generational Cycles – Bukowski, Man Out Of Time Biology – Magnetic Cows Issue 83 February 09 Article – Case Studies In TRIZ: Moore’s Law Article – 40 (Oblique Strategies) Principles Patent of the Month – Ultrasound Therapy Best of The Month – Archetype Cards Investments – Bomb-Proof Concrete Generational Cycles – National Introversion/Extroversion Biology – Squirrel Issue 82 January 09 Article – Case Studies In TRIZ: Cellulose Conversion Article – Cynefin Framework And SI Part 2: Re-Mapping Perception Mapping Patent of the Month – Arranging Ultra-Fine Particles/Micro-Channel Reactor Best of The Month – The Meaning Of Things Conference Report – Systematic Innovation Society, Taiwan Investments – Flexible Charge Pump Generator Generational Cycles – Children Biology – Torrent Frog

Issue 105 December 10

Article –  Corporate Anorexia

Article –  ‘Effective’ Creativity?

Patent of the Month –  Preserving Data Privacy

Best of The Month –  The Great Reset

Conference Report –  5th Congreso Iberoamericano TRIZ

Investments –  Modern Water

Generational Cycles –  Mature?

Biology –  Stoat


Issue 104 November 10

Article –  Innovation Dashboard – Putting It All Together

Article –  Taking Ideation Sessions To The Next Level

Patent of the Month –  Neuro-Mimetic Control Systems

Best of The Month –   Two-Speed World/Freak Nation

Investments –  Camfridge

Generational Cycles –  Reactives, Boomeritis & Holarchies

Biology –  Greater Roadrunner


Issue 103 October 10

Article –  Open Innovation & The BP Oil Spill

Article –  Mood Swings Part 2: Sine Waves & Archetypes

Patent of the Month –  Synergistic Superabsorbent Polymer

Best of The Month –   Innovations Of Kansei Engineering

Conference Report –  Dublin Innovation Forum

Investments –  Plastics & Nanoparticles

Generational Cycles –  Battle Of The Bands Pt 1 – Graham Parker v Elvis Costello

Biology –  Cuttlefish Hypnosis


Issue 102 September 10

Article –  Mood Swings Part 1: Generational Rhythms

Article –  Innovation Dashboard – Silo Index

Patent of the Month –  Semiconductor Meta-Materials

Best of The Month –   The Next Evolution Of Marketing

Conference Report –  First Beijing Global World City

Investments –  Self-Repairing Photo-Voltaics

Generational Cycles –  My Generation/Your Generation

Biology –  Wheel Spider


Issue 101 August 10

Article –   Requisite Agility

Article –   ApolloSigma: Evolving IP Robustness Measurement Capability

Patent of the Month –  Rapid Manufacture Of Carbon Nanotube Composites

Best of The Month –   Making Breakthrough Innovation Happen

Conference Report –  India TRIZ Conference

Investments –  Sustainable Wastewater Treatment

Generational Cycles –  It’s Not You, It’s Not Me

Biology –  Spiny Lobster


Issue 100 July 10

Article –   OODA and TRIZ

Article –   Breakthrough Advertising Campaign Design Using The RIGHT Process

Patent of the Month –  Variable Emittance Thermochromic Material

Best of The Month –   Sex, Science & Profits

Investments –  Photosynthetic Bacteria

Generational Cycles –  Elementary, My Dear Watson

Biology –  Spitting monkey


Issue 99 June 10

Article –   A Global Hierarchy Of Functions

Article –   Insight Mapping: Making Sense Of Raw Consumer Data

Patent of the Month –  Ceramic Aerogels

Best of The Month –   The Laws Of Disruption

Conference Report –  German TRIZ Konferenz

Investments –  Biodegradable (Chicken Feather) Plastic

Generational Cycles –

Biology –  Yellow-Lipped Sea Krait


Issue 98 May 10

Article –  Dunbar Numbers And Discontinuous Business Trend Patterns

Article –  TRIZ, Pirsig And Making Media Plus Matter Meaningful In The Moment

Patent of the Month –  Colour Enhancing Compositions

Best of The Month –  Innovation Myths & Mythstakes

Conference Report –   UK TRIZ Forum#2

Investments –  Folded Structures

Generational Cycles –  FCUK™

Biology –  Schooling Fish


Issue 97 April 10

Article –  The Three-Legged Stool Of Innovation

Article –  How Good Is My Patent (Pt 2: Current And Future Value)

Patent of the Month –  Liquid Crystal Power Generation

Best of The Month –  Direct Water Splitting

Conference Report –    Hargraves Innovation Conference

Investments –  Araya Pictures

Generational Cycles –  Banning Enid Blyton

Biology –  Fireseed


Issue 96 March 10

Article –  Building Organisational Innovation Capabilities

Article –  Oscillatory System Conflicts

Patent of the Month –  Therapeutic Carbon Monoxide

Best of The Month –  Obliquity

Conference Report –    Korea TRIZ Conference

Investments –  Raydiance Ultrashort Laser

Generational Cycles –  Dr Who

Biology –  Spider Hairs


Issue 95 February 10

Article –  Case Studies: iPhone And Backwards Evolution?

Article –  The Hero’s (S-Curve) Journey

Patent of the Month –  Bioactive Particles

Best of The Month –  The Ambiguity Advantage

Investments –  3D Touchscreens

Generational Cycles –  Childhood Maturation Imprints

Biology –  Pitcher Plant


Issue 94 January 10

Article –  Case Studies: Sleep Apnea

Article –  How Good Is My Patent (Pt 1: Rethinking The Levels Of Invention)

Patent of the Month –  Nanoprisms

Best of The Month –   Marketing Warfare

Conference Report –  Taiwan TRIZ Conference

Investments –  Light-Switchable Adhesive

Generational Cycles –  Lego’s ‘Kipper’ Commercial

Biology –  Deep-Sea Worm


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