FEATURES

Bossard turns nuts and bolts into business intelligence

A Swiss supplier of c-part fasteners partners with industries to improve their last mile performance
By Bublu Thakur-Weigold

Want more money and a better job?

Earning your professional engineering license can trigger positive results, according to four IEs

Sustainable practices help Habitat boost its ReStore sales

Annual conference project by Sustainable Development Division helped streamline store operations
By Brion Hurley

Avoiding 'Lo-ammis'

The 'not mine' problem, around for millennia, still bedevils project management
By Terry G. Read

Holiday reads to help you get ahead

Our annual gift guide reviews books to help navigate today’s business world
Compiled by Keith Albertson

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • 3D solution can be used for pill bottles, insulin pens, prosthetics
  • N.C. State researchers’ MVFC project an efficient way to reduce waste
  • Indiana University study finds longer, more complex passwords more secure
  • Engineering grad develops program to speed removal, reduce snow day closures
  • Study: Stable work culture, not individual preferences, key to job satisfaction
  • Gamers were the target, but device could be used in areas like healthcare
  • Book of the month: Six Batteries of Change

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Lost in space

Management by Paul Engle

Maybe dinosaurs can survive

Health Systems by Peter Woodbridge

Mass customization in healthcare

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Path to circular economy needs full buy-in

Member Forum by Brent Fraser

Titles are deceiving, and PE licenses can clarify

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IISE news ...

  • IISE members go to the polls
  • Mexico joins new IISE North American board; IISE International Council renamed
  • CISE members tour Michigan manufacturers, workforce lab project
  • Texas A&M University chapter helped set up lab for underprivileged kids; program in 2nd year
  • Donations can benefit ISE students and support the profession

ISE magazine - December 2018View the latest flipbook version of ISE for the December 2018 issue.

QUOTE/UNQUOTE

"When I decided to start down the licensure path, I had no idea how impactful those two letters would be."
– Member Forum contributor Brent Fraser in his December 2018 column, "Titles are deceiving, and PE licenses can clarify"

MULTIMEDIA

2018 Winning Videos:
Inspiring Future ISEs

First Place ($1,000 Prize):
ITESM Campus Querétaro (Mexico)

 

Second Place ($500 Prize):
University of Jordan

Third Place ($300 Prize):
Oregon State University