FEATURES

Making money by fighting poverty

Billions of people live on less than $3,000 a year; standardized frameworks can help sustainable businesses for developing countries
By Ted London and Colm Fay 

Shall we play a project management game?

Israeli systems engineering course shows an innovative way to teach project management
By Denis Solan and Avraham Shtub 

When IT happiness doesn't extend to your customers

Europeans discover the importance of making sure CRM systems serve customer needs, not just staff members
By Tarikere T. Niranjan and Gizem Arici 

The challenging business of nuts and bolts

Pairing vendor-managed inventory with an early-version IoT proved a winner for this Swiss supplier
By Bublu Thakur-Weigold, Stephan Wagner and Tee Bin Ong 

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Trolleying for your transportation future
  • Peruvian IEs graduate from U.S. campus
  • Size is no deterrence
  • Hands-free phones don't make driving safer
  • Shoes, sheep, windmills and canals
  • Learning sustainability in the desert
  • These droids can slay your hunger pains
  • 3PLs to top trillion-dollar mark
  • The godfather of bike sharing
  • Book of the month: Lean Six Sigma for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Practical Guideby Jiju Antony, S. Vinodh and E.V. Gijo

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Benchmarking without borders

Management by Paul Engle

Expanding in overseas markets

Health Systems by Amanda Mewborn

Healthcare security is a global concern

Manufacturing by Paul Templin

'Vacations' bring IE tools to the world

Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

What is bitcoin and why should you care?

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IISE news

The November issue includes articles about how Scott Mason, IISE’s senior vice president of continuing education, helped transform IISE Annual into one conference; a call for nominees for DiscoverE’s New Faces of Engineering; a chapter check-in on Hashemite University's successful forum; a new IISE chapter in India; and our worldwide roster of international chapters.


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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.