You ain't seen nothing yet

The Internet of Things can help you take costs out of customer value pools, tap into adjacent markets and answer previously unanswerable questions
By George F. Brown Jr. 

Examining consumer emotions

Use information in online forums to boost next-generation products
By Inki Kim, Gül E. Okudan Kremer and Brennan Cornell 

Discovering hidden connections with big data

Analytics pinpointed specific job characteristics and best practices for transportation maintenance agency
By Kim Patel, Sekar Sundararajan, Charalambos Marangos and Emory W. Zimmers Jr. 

What your industrial data analytics courses need

Learn from experience when designing your new course
By Kaibo Liu 


Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Done right, the IoT means better faster, decisions
  • Sensing the way to better public transit
  • Big data analytics boost vaccine production
  • Nanostructures might clean your windows
  • Big data needs ethics
  • Identify, then do
  • Sitting down at the design table
  • Helping social data drive emergency response
  • Touch the way to your destintation
  • Grant boosts Parkinson's disease research
  • Connected by the billions
  • Performance is all in the dinner plate
  • Carbon, make way for boron nitride
  • Book of the month:Project Identification: Capturing Great Ideas to Dramatically Improve Your Organization by Charles A. Tryon Jr.


Performance by Kevin McManus

Finding effective fixes

Management by Paul Engle

Big data is here, so get ready

Health Systems by William "Ike" Eisenhauer

Pulling the improvement cart

Supply Chain by Jim Tompkins

Seven steps to supply chain redesign


This month in IISE news ...

  • Informative and inspirational addresses highlight IISE event in Orlando
  • N.C. State’s Wysk accepts Gilbreth award at Annual Conference honors banquet
  • Student researchers cited for study on lathe risks
  • Houston conference offers top speakers and lean and Six Sigma innovation
  • IISE chapters busy at conferences, study tours

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ISE magazine - February 2020


February 2020 issue


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