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Processes and Tools

Our Effective Processes

IIA develops Innovation, Education, and Application Workshops that will transform your organization to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s market. Typical workshops include:

  • Development of a Corporate Innovation Strategy
  • Specific Problem Solving through Innovation
  • New Product Innovation Creation
  • Innovation of Business Processes
  • Key Elements of Culture in Innovative Organizations
  • Cost Reduction Idea Generation
  • Innovation Tools and Application Workshops
  • Product Cost Reduction
  • Standardization Opportunities
  • Processes Innovation
  • Production Optimization
  • Warranty Issues Resolution/Product Failures
  • New Products and Features Development
  • Light Weighting Innovation
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • System/Component Implementation

Please ask us for information on past projects. We love to share our experience and success stories!

Innovation Experts

Tools We Use

We use tools that address each stage of the product development process. They focus on incremental improvement or disruptive new product. A partial listing of the tools follow:

  • Search for the Problem
  • Functional Decomposition
  • Six Hats
  • The Sequence
  • Pugh and AHP
  • Concept Fan
  • Painstorming
  • Bisociation
  • TRIZ
  • Provocation
  • Biomimicry
  • Axiomatic Design
  • Brainwriting
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
  • Nine Windows
  • Will It Fly Scorecard
  • Trimming
  • Kano Model

We deliver short or long term seminars on the innovation tools and processes​.

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We perform workshops to tackle your toughest problems or high level strategic developmental needs.

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We work with your engineers and/or your supply base to vastly increase the number of cost reduction ideas and opportunities.

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