FEATURES

Lean lends a helping hand in developing countries

Reducing waste boosts bottom lines, efficiency for small and medium enterprises
By Andrew Parris

Sustainable development in engineering education in Puerto Rico

COVID-19 pandemic added to the island's economic, logistic challenges
By Circe E. Niezen and Alba J. Brugueras-Fabre

Flight to freedom forges a common link

Ergo professionals bond over shared ties to C-130 transport aircraft
By Keith Albertson

Scrap reduction using Lean Six Sigma tools

Applying methods to cut waste improves production, saves costs
By Thelma Gutierrez-Villalpando, Mónica Alejandra Cárdenas-Cuevas, Estefanía Gutierrez and Araceli Zavala

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Students' mental health gets new review
  • AI plus doctors key to spotting breast cancer
  • Mayo survey: Doctor burnout on the rise
  • Driverless trucks may need last-mile help
  • Navigating a strange new digital world
  • From shop floor to canvas: Robot masters brushstrokes
  • Like busy wasps, these drones can build nests
  • OR for social needs begins by building trust
  • Book of the month: The Digital Mindset: What It Really Takes to Thrive in the Age of Data, Algorithms, and AI

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Engineering engagement excellence

Management by Steve Snelling

Systems thinking, working on projects upstream

IISE Body of Knowledge by Magdy Akladios

Safety and the IISE BoK

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IISE news ...

  • There’s no better time to take stock and hit your goals
  • Share your expertise at Annual 2023 in NOLA
  • Emergency department leader set for HSPI
  • Tour the HSPI host city with 'Louisville Liz'
  • Data science, Lean Six Sigma connect in Atlanta
  • IISE broadens its worldwide outreach efforts
  • IISE International chapters

ISE ADVERTISER INDEX

March 2024 issue

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