Ensuring food safety from farm to fork through industrial engineering

Record-keeping application devised to streamline tracking of produce
By Anuj Mittal, Claire Zabel and Jason Grimm

Setting time standards for last mile delivery

Data capture technology helps set the bar for continuous improvement
By H. Donald Ratliff, Kenneth Mericle and Louis Martin-Vega

Fill your shelves with ideas, innovation and inspiration

Holiday book guide offers the latest on ISE-driven business solutions
By Keith Albertson

Hand-held tech dangers are worse than we thought

Mobile device overuse, misuse can lead to deaths, injuries, health concerns
By Timothy (Tim) Pottorff


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • 3D printing can fill the menu with visual appeal
  • How a computer can spot heart disease from a selfie
  • Technology mimics sensation of feel with haptic skin sensors in glove
  • AI takes on Old Man Winter in new effort
  • Pandemic isn’t slowing flow through Panama Canal
  • Early attitudes are 'zombies' for gender roles
  • Book of the Month: Everyday Chaos: Technology, Complexity, and How We’re Thriving in a New World of Possibility


Performance by Kevin McManus

Branded by our backgrounds

Management by Paul Engle

Managing the pandemic for the long haul

Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

Digital health: How can we get it right?

IISE Body of Knowledge by Diana Berry

The sustainability case for cross-collaboration

Health Systems by Aaron Kanne

There is always a path to the PE


This month in IISE news ...

  • Role of ISEs in challenging era discussed at virtual conference
  • IISE members, it’s time to cast another ballot
  • Engineering Lean & Six Sigma event draws engaged virtual crowd
  • IISE Fellows chosen to head 2 journals
  • Sign up for virtual health conference this month and save
  • IISE Training Center welcomes new director
  • Rockwell simulation entries due Jan. 6

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