Hone your brand, believability and style

The art and science of persuasion can build your ISE brand
By Bob Gold and D. Scott Sink 

Do it right the first time

Getting things right the first time makes for better products and services   
By Elizabeth A. Cudney and Tina Agustiady 

With machinery purchases, small can be beautiful

Sizing equipment to the piece made sense 30 years ago – and today     
By Richard J. Schonberger 

Analytics for process design and improvement

Proper use of simulation produces analytics that sharpen your decision-making
By Timothy Stansfield, Ronda Massey and Andrew Aitken


Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Despite bad press, airline quality is up
  • Measuring stiffness with a glove
  • Quick dry clothes with no heat
  • For reliable ID, the eyes have it
  • Big data for better trucking
  • Gaming helps personalized therapy level up
  • Glass, speed and 3-D printing
  • Saturday packaging from UPS
  • Lean makes the unseen seen
  • The reds and blues of productivity
  • Book of the month: Global Lean: Seeing the New Waste Rooted in Communication, Distance and Culture


Performance by Kevin McManus

Answering the call to change lives

Management by Paul Engle

When disaster strikes

Health Systems by William "Ike" Eisenhauer

Live in Ward D, the Rolling Stones

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Disruptive innovation can revive manufacturing


This month in IISE news

The June issue highlights this year's DiscoverE New Face of Engineering Nicole Ortiz, announces a call for contributors to two special issues of IISE Transactions, and covers a public policy symposium in D.C. attended by IISE leadership. Kevin Taafe shares how he has stayed connected to IISE in this issue's volunteer snapshot, and 2017 award winners and honorees for IISE's best publications, professional chapter recognition and professional chapter newsletter competitions are announced.

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April 2018



"It is not surprising that lifelong learning should help us perform better at our jobs, whatever our position. The more we know about what we are doing, the more skilled and effective we will be."  
– By Richard E. Crandall and William R. Crandall, Lifelong learning – ordeal or opportunity? 



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.


Resurrection in Atlanta

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


Training humanitarian IEs

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