Group is an international consulting and training firm specializing
in the application of innovation methodologies, powered by TRIZ, to help
organizations maximize customer satisfaction, productivity and profits.
Innovation is the term applied to the overall process of methodically analyzing
and solving challenging and complex problems through the application of various
innovation methodologies. TRIZ is the
science of innovation and the keystone of Systematic Innovation. With TRIZ as its "power source",
the PQR Group masterfully executes, and provides training for, Systematic
Innovation processes for technology forecasting and for problem solving in
product development, process development, software development, and many kinds
of strategic and tactical business problem resolution.
Group provides a plethora of services to its clients ranging from project
consultation and management to organization training and program development.
Project consultation activities include professional problem
solving and technology forecasting, strategy development, and custom
program development and implementation support (i.e., integration of TRIZ and
Systematic Innovation into existing organizational programs). PQR Group training services include programs for:
- Practioners (Beginner, Advanced and Expert)
Triz for Technology
Triz for Business
- Triz for Computing Systems
- Technology forecasting
- Train-the-trainer and licensing training systems
Group was founded in 1990 by Dr. Ellen Domb and joined by managing partner
David Conley in 2013. PQR Group's clients can benefit from its members and
network affiliates drawn from across 3 continents. Over the past 20 plus years, PQR Group
members Ellen Domb, David Conley, Darrell Mann, Joe Miller, and Ralph
Czerepinski have played a significant role in creating the modern TRIZ and
Systematic Innovation methods and their efficient utilization within modern
business and engineering environments.
extensive industry, research, academic and business experience provides the
foundation of one of the most valued TRIZ organizations on the planet.
"People" to meet some of our members, who are TRIZ researchers,
consultants, and teachers, focused on developing methods that enable our
clients to get the benefits of TRIZ quickly and thoroughly. We are
pioneers in the integration of TRIZ, and other Systematic Innovation methods,
into Six Sigma, Lean, and other improvement systems.
The PQR Group consultants and our network
affiliates are in the US, UK, Brazil, Australia, Malaysia, Japan, Hong Kong,
Italy, Austria, and Spain. Our members are major contributors to
the development of TRIZ (see the Books and Articles sections of this website)
and to the development of teaching methods that make our clients proficient in
applications of TRIZ to their own problems. Our members have
industry background in automotive, aerospace, semiconductors, defense R&D, pharmaceuticals,
medical devices, polymer chemistry, chemical engineering, medical delivery
systems, and business management, and experience integrating TRIZ with Six
Sigma, Quality Function Deployment, Robust Engineering and a host of other
industry improvement standards.