PERSPECTIVES

McManus

Performance by Kevin McManus

Three times a process
As IEs, we often act as aids to support rapid and effective change within our organizations. How do we effectively make large-scale changes positive learning experiences for all instead of learning nightmares?

Paul Engle

Management by Paul Engle

Guarding against fearful disruption
Most leaders embrace technology and innovation, while many fear the disruption from an unidentified source. Companies must learn to identify disruptions to gain a foothold on the competition.

ike

Health Systems by William “Ike” Eisenhauer

Raiders of the lost arts
Just like Indiana Jones in the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark, we as IEs can rediscover many of the lost arts in healthcare process improvement instead of reinventing the wheel.

Paul Templin

Manufacturing by Paul Templin

Wake up and behold the power of SPC
While statistical process control (SPC) is arguably the cornerstone of success in manufacturing, effective SPC implementation continues to be a challenge, despite automation and improved software.

RicardoValerdi150x150

Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

What we can learn from baseball analytics
The U.S. baseball industry has heavily invested in analytics to gain competitive advantage – as explained in the book Moneyball. Applying this type of thinking to engineering projects might help organizations operate more effectively.

SHARE