Innovation is a solution to somebody’s problem

PRIZ Guru (https://www.priz.guru/ ) is built to proliferate an innovation and problem-solving process, to publish explanations of how the problem-solving process works, describe the strength of creative thinking tools and reinforce it with examples. One of the fundamental problems is to answer the question: “Which innovation should I work on?”, “What kind of new idea should be created?” First, let’s ask ourselves, what is innovation? There are many articles that one can find about it; but, the answer is really simple. Innovation is there to solve somebody’s problem. Or, I want to reinforce it by: If ana “innovation” does not…

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How to prioritize tasks with Urgency–Importance Matrix in PRIZ Guru Platform

My wife and I like to travel and we travel a lot. Recently we spent three weeks in China, but when the vacation was over, we had to return to work. I came to my workplace, entered my cubicle, and, as on any other day, opened the laptop and connected to the company’s systems. Pretty quickly I realized that those three weeks are too short for vacation but very long to be disconnected from work. Many things happened, and I needed to make up the leeway to get up to speed with everything that had happened and related to my…

Choosing the destination for a company retreat with RRR.

Ranking options or items is not a trivial process. The main problem that usually people try to make a decision and select one out of all the items or options. This is the wrong way. The ranking is a kind of problem that should be solved using the relevant problem-solving tool. Many people asked me when should they use Round-Robin Ranking (RRR) provided here, in the PRIZ Platform? Why can’t I make the choice on my own? How difficult that can be? After experiencing the power of RRR myself several times, I decided to write this short post and give…

How to Manage Tasks Priority with Urgency – Importance Matrix (UIM)?

We are excited to announce a recent release of an additional Inventive Thinking Tool in PRIZ Guru platform, Urgency – Importance Matrix (UIM). This tool is built to help you to avoid mistakes, save time in managing tasks priority and make decisions. The new tool is a practical instrument for task priority management. Urgency – Important Matrix is most effective in conjunction with Roun – Robin Ranking (RRR). About Urgency – Importance Matrix (UIM) Tasks priority management by Urgency – Important Matrix is widely described in the literature. You can find a lot of relevant information on the Internet. For…

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