Identifying the transformational trends of tomorrow

DHL’s Logistics Trend Radar helps businesses stay ahead of the curve
By Gina Chung 

Scenario thinking made easy

Amway uses simulation application to trim decision making time from months to minutes
By Phil Miclea and Amy Hedgecock 

Optimizing industrial wireless networks

Machine-to-machine communications can be stable and efficient without wires
By Wen-Hsuan Chen 

Give a book and make a friend

Take advice from old Abe with this list of ISE-oriented books
Compiled by Michael Hughes 


Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Incivility can cost you cash
  • E-commerce is growing for the holidays
  • Happy 50th to the first engineering management program
  • Schedule control works better for men
  • Lean leaves the right letters to write with
  • Visualization moves from shop floor to project pipelines
  • The biology of tomorrow’s plastics
  • How about a robot in your eye?
  • Turning water to steam cheaply
  • Photogrammetry on the production line
  • Book of the month: Kaizen Kanban: A Visual Facilitation Approach to Create Prioritized Project Pipelines, published by ASQ.


Performance by Kevin McManus

What's your allowance?

Management by Paul Engle

Living with a change agent

Health Systems by William "Ike" Eisenhauer

Succeeding at failing to learn from the past

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Resource efficiency and the circular economy


This month in IISE news

The December issue includes the nominees for the next IISE board of trustees, and how members can vote. Members will pick the next crop of board members and other leaders. Information includes how to cast a ballot and deadlines for submissions.

View the latest flipbook version of ISE for the August 2022 issue.

ISE magazine - August 2022


August 2022 issue

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2022 Winning Videos:
Inspiring Future ISEs

First Place ($1,000 Prize):
Purdue University

Second Place ($500 Prize):
Oregon State University

Third Place ($300 Prize):
University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez