Unlocking the service sector

Theory of constraints can help feed the restaurant industry
By James F. Cox III 

Avoiding construction disruption

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers knows hospital upgrades cannot interrupt patient care processes
By Raymond Vetter 

De-risking your supply chain

Frameworks and data analysis also cull risk from your supply chain
By Reginaldo Montague 

The intersection of agile and waterfall

The right communications will deliver project success
By Tony Grech 


Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Science writing advice flops, but rules for abstracts may be limiting citations
  • Women who think math can be learned pursue more technical degrees
  • Economists say other factors have employers scrambling for help
  • Boston Beer Co. founder cites influence of legendary industrial engineer
  • Tech leader is favorite employer for engineering and business students
  • Report says 3 sectors will drive lion's share of exports and overall trade
  • Book of the month: Lean Engineering: The Future Has Arrived by J T. Black and Don Phillips


Performance by Kevin McManus

Buzzword fusion triggers confusion

Management by Paul Engle

Succeeding in the new economy

Health Systems by William "Ike" Eisenhauer

The time has come for nursing engineering

Manufacturing by Paul Templin

Automation is fickle, but optimization is forever

Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

Systems engineering across federal agencies


This month in IIE news

The August issue includes a review of the IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2015. The conference, which includes the Applied Solutions Conference and the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), brought industrial engineers and IE types to Nashville, Tennessee, for four days of hundreds of educational sessions, facility tours, networking events, pre-conference workshops and exhibits.

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ISE magazine - November 2020


November 2020 issue

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