ITK Interview: Jen Choi

As part of our ongoing effort to democratize innovation across the company, Team Toolkit has picked up a couple of new members since we started. One of them is Jen Choi, a Senior Multi-disciplinary Systems Engineer at MITRE. Rachel sat down with Jen recently to learn...

Asking Why

When we’re given a new assignment at work, the first questions we often ask are: What needs to be done? How are we going to do it? When is it due? Who is it for? These are each important questions that should not be missed, but there’s another question that we...

History of Toolkits

When you hear the word “toolkit,” the automatic image that enters your mind is probably a metal box tucked away in a garage filled with home improvement tools. However, toolkits have been around for almost 3.3 million years. We use them in our lives all...
Toolchains!

Toolchains!

In a previous post, we talked about how to get started with ITK. In this post we’re taking it to the next level and sharing some Tool Chains for your consideration. The concept of a tool chain is pretty straightforward. It involves using a series of tools in sequence,...
Getting started with Innovation Toolkit

Getting started with Innovation Toolkit

You’ve decided to check out some of the MITRE Innovation Toolkit (ITK) methods for creative problem solving, but not sure where to start? A list of 24 oddly named tools (“What the heck is a TRIZ Prism?”) dauntingly stares back at you. Don’t worry – we can help find...