Apollo 11 at 50: Lessons from humanity's greatest engineering feat

The shuttle mission still inspires systems engineering efforts 50 years later. Read more in the July 2019 issue of ISE magazine.

Best and brightest will be at IISE's Virtual Career Fair

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Register NOW for top Lean & Six Sigma event of the year

Explore innovation, growth and organizational transformation discoveries fueled by LSS thinking. Register by July 31 and save money for #ELSS2019, Sept. 23-25 in Houston.

Listen to IISE's brand new podcast

Download and listen to the latest episodes of IISE's new podcast at the "Problem Solved" website or your favorite source for podcasts.

Fascinating reads with ISEs front and center

ISE magazine's "What's Your Story?" features ISEs like you on the move and making a difference. Check out page 66 each month for who's doing what to advance the ISE field.


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    New type of glass is clear across a wide variety of wavelengths and angles, and is also antifogging.

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  • Investing billions in self-driving car startup

    Ford and VW will hold equal stakes in ArgoAI as a result of the deal.

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  • McDonald’s tests kitchen robots and AI-powered drive-thrus

    Fast-food giant tests robotic deep fryers and voice-activated drive-thrus in Chicago.

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Lt. Gen. Stayce D. Harris: A soaring career

This video from the #IISEAnnual2019 features clips of the keynote presentation delivered by Lt. Gen. Stayce D. Harris, the former inspector general (now retired) of the U.S. Air Force. She discusses her long and highly respected military career, the reward of serving her country and the role industrial and systems engineering played in her career track. This video also features an interview by IISE's Michael Hughes in which we also learn more about Harris' experience as a pilot.

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About IISE

Systems world view. Productivity. Efficiency. These are words that describe the distinctive attributes of industrial engineering, and IISE is the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering. ISEs figure out a better way to do things and work in a wide array of professional areas, including management, manufacturing, logistics, health systems, retail, service and ergonomics. They influence policy and implementation issues regarding topics such as sustainability, innovation and Six Sigma. And like the profession, ISEs are rooted in the sciences of engineering, the analysis of systems, and the management of people. Join today! 

ISE Magazine

ISE magazine - July 2019

ISE is an award-winning monthly member magazine. Quick-reads and in-depth features will help enhance your career and improve an organization's performance.