Adapting Six Sigma for Academia

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology uses methodology to keep more STEM students on track
By Timothy Chow and Craig Downing 

Big hospital improvements start small

Tackling small projects first led to big improvements at Guadalupe Regional Medical Center
By Jerry Berlanga and Brock Husby 

Employee voices and social sustainability

Encouraging employee voices can help fix problems sooner and boost social sustainability
By Cindy A. Schipani, Frances J. Milliken, Norman D. Bishara and Andrea M. Prado 

Rules for cybersecurity

Apply cybersecurity best practices throughout the development process
By Anna Murray 

Manufacturing smarter

The revolution will take a lot of work before we see better productivity, customization and quality
By Rush LaSelle 


Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Binghamton University framework could give policymakers insight, improve decision-making
  • Research shows barriers make it impossible for directors to oversee company executives
  • Want to connect? Think about two-factor authentication or biometrics
  • Wichita State virtual reality Cave uses cutting-edge technology
  • Site to See: Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
  • Evaluating professors based on practical impact could increase collaboration
  • Additive manufacturing's 'low-hanging fruit' could total billions of dollars for UPS, SAP
  • Book of the month: 75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop and Keep Great Employees by Paul Falcone


Performance by Kevin McManus

Inclined to change

Management by Paul Engle

Avoiding data breaches

Health Systems by Amanda Mewborn

Establishing healthy relationships

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

NNMI and the changing research landscape


This month in IISE news

In the April issue, IISE's new president-elect Tim McGlothlin's discusses leadership initiatives, winners of DiscoverE's 2017 Future City Award celebrate thier acheivement; Open positions for IISE's board of trustees and other leadership positions for 2017 are discussed; IISE explains the benefits of its mentoring board, and IISE's Society for Health Systems welcomes its new president-elect, Dean Athanassiades of Phillps HealthTech. 

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January 2018



"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



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.