The capability to innovate can be present within different firms to varying extents. This can be measured using the concept of maturity.
TRIZ is an acronym for “Teoriya Resheniya Izobretatelskikh Zadatch”, a Russian phrase that translates to ‘Theory of Inventive Problem Solving’. This technique is based on the study of patterns of problems. TRIZ contains several components, the two most important of which are ‘generalised solutions’ and ‘eliminating contradictions’.