# Innovation Box - Combining Parameters into New Ideas

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Information about Innovation Box - Combining Parameters into New Ideas

Published on November 6, 2008

Author: xiaohao

Source: slideshare.net

## Description

The Innovation BoxTM is modeled after the morphological box, credited to Dr. Fritz Zwicky.

It is a way of automatically combining the parameters of a challenge into new ideas.

There are two steps in creating the box.

1st, generate the parameters (characteristic, factor, variable or aspect), then list out the variations for each parameter.

Combining Parameters of a Challenge into New Ideas

The Innovation Box TM is modeled after the morphological box, credited to Dr. Fritz Zwicky. It is a way of automatically combining the parameters of a challenge into new ideas. There are two steps in creating the box. 1 st , generate the parameters (characteristic, factor, variable or aspect), then list out the variations for each parameter. Combining Parameters of a Challenge into New Ideas

Step 1 List the parameters of a gift hamper Material of Hamper Position of Hamper Shape of Hamper Wrappings of Hamper Types of Gifts in Hamper Combining Parameters of a Challenge into New Ideas

Step 2 List out the variations for each parameter Types of Gifts in Hamper Fruits Baby Food Beverages Candles Combining Parameters of a Challenge into New Ideas

Innovation Box for a Gift Hamper Putting step 1 and 2 together Combining Parameters of a Challenge into New Ideas Hangs on the door knob Candles Round Metal 4. Hooks to the wall Beverages Rectangle Paper 3. Hangs from the ceiling Baby Food Cube Plastic 2. Sits on the floor Fruits Square Wicker 1. Position Types Shape Material

Try Different Combinations Randomly run through the parameters and variations Select one or more from each column Then combining them to create entirely new forms Combining Parameters of a Challenge into New Ideas Hangs on the door knob Candles Round Metal 4. Hooks to the wall Beverages Rectangle Paper 3. Hangs from the ceiling Baby Food Cube Plastic 2. Sits on the floor Fruits Square Wicker 1. Position Types Shape Material

Please visit http://xxiaohao.blogspot.com/2007/05/segmentation-of-problems.html for more information on the applications of Innovation Box. Combining Parameters of a Challenge into New Ideas

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