Title: One-Day-Design-Studio (ODDS) - a resource-based extended tool for rapid innovation by TRIZ

Authors: Zhao Yong, Lin Zhongqin, Wang Hao, Xie Youbai

Addresses: Auto-Body Manufacturing Technology Center, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200030, China. ' Auto-Body Manufacturing Technology Center, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200030, China. ' Auto-Body Manufacturing Technology Center, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200030, China. ' Institute of Contemporary Design, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, 200030, China

Abstract: In a time variable market, Product Development (PD) is faced with great pressures: better customer satisfaction, higher quality, lower cost and faster lead time. In this paper, we propose a brand-new PD concept and tool - One-Day-Design-Studio (ODDS). ODDS is a PD service platform integrated with Quality Function Deployment (QFD), Theory of Invention Problem Solving (TRIZ) and Distributed Knowledge Resources (DKRs) methods and tools to support the innovation process. ODDS exactly identifies the customers| requirements and product characteristics with the integrated HOQ tools of QFD and Contradictions Matrix of TRIZ and rapidly derives feasible solutions with DKRs. The application case of ODDS about re-design of bearing and rotor turbo-inflator is studied in detail, which shows us a bright future for research in computer-aided innovation.

Keywords: computer aided innovation; inventive problem solving; TRIZ; quality function deployment; QFD; distributed knowledge resources; product development; house of quality; contradictions matrix; product redesign; product design.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPD.2007.011532

International Journal of Product Development, 2007 Vol.4 No.1/2, pp.37 - 51

Published online: 01 Dec 2006 *

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