Implementing TRIZ at GE Research: the Long-term View

As with any new company initiative, whether it be design/engineering related, manufacturing/supply chain related, or service related, there is a period of initial excitement which carries the initiative through the short term. The more challenging aspect of making any initiative part of the day-to-day efforts within an organization is to figure out what are the key aspects that truly drive benefit and then engage people on those aspects. This presentation will describe how we have made TRIZ part of the DNA at GE Research and sustained it for more than 10 years.