It’s all about time: The revitalization of work measurement

Snack-food giant’s system provides valuable data to boost efficiency
By Dave Hampton, Mark Burden and Laura Sanchez-Titko

Assessing the potential of IoT-enabled CNC machine sharing services

Online manufacturing connectivity is the next step toward Industry 4.0
By Gurram Gopal and Felix Weigelt

Crisis sparks opportunity for manufacturing reset

Pandemic shutdown provides a chance to rethink and retool processes
By Charles Sandiford

Rethinking the foundations of ethical AI

Guidelines can ensure human control of advanced automated systems
By Joseph Byrum

Lean lot sizing: ELS, one-piece flow and common sense

To streamline production, smaller is better, but how low should you go?
By Quarterman Lee


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Sky-high deliveries soar during pandemic
  • New devices aimed to protect caregivers, cure patients
  • E-scooters that find their own way home
  • Industrial engineering offers future amid job uncertainty
  • Making blockchain work for you, not against you
  • Liquid metal alloy can melt, return to original form
  • Pandemic shopping patterns baffle AI
  • Patient records raise cybersecurity concerns
  • Book of the month: The Real Business of Blockchain


Performance by Kevin McManus

Stop measurement abuse

Management by Paul Engle

Reconsider your value proposition now

Manufacturing by Paul Templin

CM alphabet soup and the hollow organization

Career Enhancement by Caitlin Kenney

It's never too late for a PE


This month in IISE news ...

  • Annual program offers a packed schedule in NOLA
  • IISE awards to honor top chapters, papers, faculty
  • Learn about lean, AI from your sofa this fall
  • Abstracts due Sept. 14 for 2021 health conference
  • IISE seeks editor nominations for 2 journals
  • Students can earn cash prizes in FlexSim contest
  • Virtual VOLT charges up a big response

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ISE magazine - July 2021


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