Ideation Office for Complexity Management (IOCM)

Feel more in control of your complex business or social challenges with our tool that can expeditiously generate promising solution domains.

The pandemic is largely over; however, there is a considerable chance that you or your company are still struggling with an unreliable supply chain, workforce shortages, inexperience, or an overall situation characterized by one or more of the following elements of VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity):

  • Multi-factor cause-effect relationships
  • Probabilistic inputs and/or outputs
  • Non-linear relationships
  • Multiple feedbacks/loops
  • Factors that are out of control

Ideation Office for Complexity Management (IOCM) designed to help users address complex situations is based on Ideation TRIZ (I-TRIZ) Methodology and implement:

  • Best-in-class Ideation proprietary analytical tools built upon dozens of years of practical experience:
    • Situation Assessment Questionnaire
    • Problem Formulator® (AI-enabled)
  • Unique Ideation proprietary knowledge base extracted from numerous examples of creative solutions in business, management, logistics, and other social areas of human activities.

Ideation Office for Complexity Management (IOCM) includes two applications:

  • Express Situation Assessment – a simplified process designed to help with the preliminary analysis of a complex situation and develop the initial set of possible directions for solutions.
  • Situation Assessment and Resolution – a systematic process designed to help analyze a complex situation and develop a comprehensive set of solution concepts.

See more about Ideation Office for Complexity Management (IOCM) software.

A special option for beginners – the application Express Situation Assessment is also available as a separate software package Express Situation Assessment and Management (ESAM).

Both ESAM and IOCM software packages are available for a free 15-day trial and on a subscription basis as follows:

Software name Subscription price, $
15 days1 month 3 months6 months1 year
ESAM (Windows-based desktop)Free153060100
IOCM (Windows-based desktop)Free3590180325
ESAM (PC cloud-based) *203590180340
IOCM (PC cloud-based) *2055150300550

*) Includes a subscription for cloud PC Virtual Machine

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