Mission imaginable: Putting ISE principles to work in Haiti

Purdue grad navigates cultural, logistical challenges at Imagine Missions school in Caribbean nation     
By Lauren Neder

IISE, UL team up for innovative online training

Top quality web-based modules offer instruction for 6 lean and Six Sigma belts, 5 certificates     
By Keith Albertson

Grow a decision tree to support decision-making, machine learning

Management tool can help solve recurring problems in a systematic way
By Alaa Kafafi

Using AI to find financial opportunity in chaos

Intelligence technology may offer a model for dealing with markets’ complexity and uncertainty
By Joseph Byrum


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Study shows social factors can increase risk of muscle pain for healthcare pros
  • Grocer joins IBM Food Trust network for food supply chain traceability
  • Head of Georgia Tech's IoT center places a strong third in epic game show match
  • Startup Alaka'i debuts full-sized passenger aircraft based on drone technology
  • 3D-printed composite replicates nature’s hardest substance for industrial use
  • Biomechanics and gaming tech help SEAT reduce joint and muscular ails
  • Book of the month: The Supply Chain Revolution


Performance by Kevin McManus

Understanding creatures of habit

Management by Paul Engle

Root cause – who, what, so what?

Health Systems by Peter Woodbridge

Quality in healthcare is not what it seems

Manufacturing by Paul Templin

Why I am an industrial engineer

Career enhancement by Caitlin Kenney

Rewards of volunteering as a PE


This month in IISE news ...

  • Nine honored at annual conference in Orlando, including a trio of pioneers
  • Faces and fun from four days of learning and networking in Orlando
  • HSPI presentation abstracts due Sept. 13 for February event in Savannah
  • Aug. 9 is abstracts deadline for March AEC in Louisville
  • IISE to be featured Aug. 21 as IACET Spotlight Provider
  • CHAPTER CHECK-IN: IISE chapters celebrate successful events

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ISE magazine - January 2021


January 2021 issue

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