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"Эта модель процесса решения проблем из классической ТРИЗ используется для интеграции других моделей в единую систему. Она иллюстрирует процесс сужения поискового поля, которое мы производим с целью получения приемлемого решения" (

General Theory on Powerful Thinking (OTSM): Digest of Evolution, Theoretical Background, Tools for Practice and Some Domain of Application


OTSM is a Russian acronym proposed by Genrich Altshuller to describe the next evolution of Classical TRIZ. The acronym can be translated into English as the “General Theory on Powerful Thinking” Mr. Altshuller proposed the idea to transition from Classical TRIZ to OTSM in the mid 1970‘s. Some background ideas for this transition were developed in the 1980‘s, initiating the formal development of OTSM.

Khomenko, N.N. About Temporal Dominants in a Problem Solving Process: a printout of the skype lecture for G.V. Terekhova (14-16 January 2011)


In January 2011, N.N. Khomenko delivered a skype lecture for G.V. Terekhova about the TRIZ tools evolution and their modern presentation in OTSM-TRIZ. It was the continuation of their talk dedicated to the role of psychological research in TRIZ and OTSM-TRIZ development. 

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