How to Use Evolution Patterns and Anything Else Together

G. L. Filkovsky, TRIZ Master,
Nomura Securities International,
New York, USA
e-mail:Gfilkovsky@us.nomura.com

In the title of his article for the February 2004 issue of The TRIZ Journal Kalevi Rantanen asks, How to Use Evolution Patterns and the Lead User Concept Together. Three pages later, he comes to a conclusion ... a simple recommendation: use them one after another! More specifically:
1. Use evolution patterns.
2. Find lead users.
3. Find more lead users.

Applying Kalevi's insight that, It is not difficult to generalize the experience, to his own conclusion, it is not difficult to see other concepts, with which evolution patterns can be used together, in the same way. How to Use Evolution Patterns and the Concept of Venture Capital Together:
1. Use evolution patterns.
2. Find venture capital.
3. Find more venture capital.

How to Use Evolution Patterns and the Concept of Journal Article Together:
1. Use evolution patterns.
2. Write articles.
3. Write more articles.

It is not difficult to generalize to the next level, too: How to Use Anything with Anything Else Together:
1. Use the first anything.
2. Use the second anything.
3. Use more of the second anything.

For example, How to Use Journal Article and the Concept of Venture Capital Together:
1. Write an article.
2. Find venture capital.
3. Find more venture capital.

Well, Kalevi Rantanen has written an article...