How to prioritize tasks with Urgency-Importance Matrix in PRIZ Guru platform

Our work and our lives are full of tasks. How to manage the priority of these tasks? This is a problem. Since this is a problem it should be solved with a help of a problem-solving tool. One of the most popular tools is Urgency – Importance Matrix (UIM). We have already published a number of blogs about the UIM in the past: How to prioritize tasks with Urgency–Importance Matrix in PRIZ Online Platform How to Manage Tasks Priority with Urgency – Importance Matrix (UIM)? How to define urgency and importance of tasks when prioritizing? Here, we want to publish…

PRIZ Innovation Platform Benefits The Engineers And Their Managers

In today’s world, businesses must innovate to maintain a competitive advantage. If we think about it, even the simplest conventional projects require innovative, or, out of the box, thinking. But when we deal with the more complex matter, like product design, excursion prevention, cost reduction, production yield improvement, or many others, innovation is the only way forward. For these types of projects, the managers need the appropriate tools to operate efficiently and remove destructions. In general, the process of innovation project management is quite typical. Managers with the team define the targets and expectations on timelines. The whole team builds…

Where is the world people are interested in problem solving?

Have you ever asked yourself where in the world people are the most interested in problem solving and investing in innovation? If you try searching this topic on the internet, you will find a lot of interesting information with statistics and indexes. There are bunch of complex calculations to get these indexes and scores based on many different parameters, such as R&D Intensity, Patent Activity and so on. Here, we want to take a different look at this, and show what our statistics show. Our website, PRIZ Guru, is fully dedicated to problem-solving & innovation. The blogs and other content…

9 Windows helps us think in space and time

9 Windows is an excellent instrument for thinking, mapping the thoughts, and think in space and time. Currently, the 9 Windows tool is in development. The tool will be available in the PRIZ Guru Innovation Platform. However, even without any software, you can just use pen and paper to benefit from 9 Windows. How does it work?  Create 3 X 3 matrix to get 9 fields – 9 Windows as shown on the image below: The horizontal axis reflects TIME and presented in three phases: PAST, PRESENT and FUTURE. To be clear let’s take an example: PAST – Seed, PRESENT…

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