FEATURES

Re-engineering an IISE chapter

Stakeholder value optimization model helps re-engineer IISE in Ohio
By D. Scott Sink 

Getting to good

When speed is essential, dropping complicated improvement programs like Six Sigma can pay off
By Daniel C. Rubenstein 

Gain speed by losing tools

Design the right metric system to find out if you are leading or lagging
By Satya S. Chakravorty 

There’s a method to this engineering thing

Methods engineering pairs simplification with asking the right questions
By Raj Sanne 

The importance of preventive maintenance

Preventive maintenance programs almost always beat the alternative
By Lars Bader 

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Don't squeeze your workers into cheating
  • Waymo is first to ditch drivers
  • Exoskeletons take a load off at Ford
  • Investing in trucking, not truckers
  • Better logistics for moving factory facts
  • Cleaner air on the high seas
  • From engineer to manager
  • When ducks pick up cars …
  • Drones could make parking easier
  • Book of the month: Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Closing the complaint department

Management by Paul Engle

Blockchains and bitcoins

Health Systems by Amanda Mewborn

ISEs belong in healthcare design, construction

Supply Chain by Jim Tomkins

Bricks and clicks will build your future supply chain

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IISE news

The January issue includes a review of the industrial engineering program at Tsinghua University in China; covers the keynote speakers for the Healthcare Systems Improvement conference in February and includes details about the Applied Ergonomics Conference coming up in March, as well as the 2018 IISE Annual Conference.



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January 2018
 

   

QUOTE/UNQUOTE

"Using methods engineering to improve processes has a positive impact on throughput and productivity."  
– Raj Sanne, author of "There's a method to this engineering thing" in the January issue

MULTIMEDIA

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The best job ever

Mark Wallace with UPS discusses why his job is the coolest job for an industrial engineer in this December 2014 Web exclusive.

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Resurrection in Atlanta

Members of the IISE Atlanta Chapter appear in this October 2014 video to discuss the value of a revitalizing the chapter.

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Training humanitarian IEs

IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.