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The Creative Problem Solving Group - Buffalo. (CPSB) is an international professional services firm, specializing in services based on practical innovation, creativity research and real-life application. We help organizations and the people within them achieve higher levels of innovation by enhancing their ability to produce the new ideas and approaches increasingly demanded in today’s market place. Our clients choose CPSB because of our proven, practical system and tools that allow for a fully customized approach that yields a solid track record of success. For more than 40 years, CPSB has aided hundreds of companies, world-wide in generating billions of dollars in innovative solutions.



CPSB is the leader in services specializing in organizational creativity and innovation. We design, develop and deliver corporate initiatives focusing on leadership, climate, culture, sustainability, creativity, innovation, strategy, and change. CPSB's methods and tools provide a framework for organizations to achieve higher levels of performance, innovation and growth. 

Watch this video to learn more from Dr. Scott Isaksen about CPSB's approach to injecting innovation into your organization.



All of our services are tailored to meet your organization's individual needs. The majority of our work falls into the following categories:

  • Outcomes: Achieving Creative Results

  • Context: Leading Strategic Change,

  • Method: Igniting Creative Potential

  • People: Teamwork for Transformation

Ask us how we can help your organization Meet the Innovation Challenge!


CPSB is a professional services firm within the field of creativity and innovation. We are committed to helping our clients meet their innovation challenges. We combine our practical experience with cutting edge research to ensure that our services yield the desired results. Our core team serves our associates and clients in providing programs, workshops, courses, and consulting. Our network of associates provides a diverse group of talents, skills, and experiences – while sharing a common commitment and framework for practice. Our Creativity Research Unit includes a network of seasoned scholars and researchers to guide our research and development work.


CPSB has been in business for over 40 years.  We are based in Buffalo, New York, which has been the crucible for the deliberate development of creativity since the 1950’s.   It was the home of Alex Osborn, who developed Brainstorming and founded the Creative Education Foundation. Buffalo is also home to the first formal academic program on creativity and has often hosted the annual Creative Problem Solving Institute (CPSI).  What better place to have a CPS-based business?

To learn more about CPSB's history please watch this short video.


6 Grand View Trail

Orchard Park, NY 14127

Tel: +1-716-667-1324

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