Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

December 2023    |    Volume: 55    |    Number: 12

The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial and Engineers

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Industry 4.0/5.0, BPM 4.0/5.0 and AI: Integrated systems engineering perspectives

Webinar series explores impact of technology innovation
By D. Scott Sink

How to adapt to AI changes in management consulting

Data-based decisions, diversity efforts disrupting old business model
By Mostafa Sayyadi and Michael J. Provitera

IISE looks back on a milestone birthday

Institute's 75 years featured throughout 2023 in ISE
Compiled by Keith Albertson

The muddled middle of management

The need to focus improvement efforts that earn real benefits
By Dominic Desmarais, Donald Kennedy and Simon P. Philbin


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Where there’s smoke, AI looks for fires
  • Device can help diagnose wound infections
  • Universities mark ISE program milestones
  • Flying car gets OK for road, air tests
  • Teens recruited to aid city’s emergency readiness
  • No need for four-alarm chili at this truck stop
  • Walmart employees can tap into AI app
  • Top 10 construction trends for the new year
  • Old transit cars become marine habitat
  • Book of the month: New Perspectives in Behavioral Cybersecurity


Performance by Kevin McManus

Our digitization dilemma

Management by Carl Kirpes

What impact will you have?

ISE Body of Knowledge by Joe Michels and Mike Graul

The BoK: DNA of ISE, epicenter of opportunity


This month in IISE news ...

  • It’s IISE voting time and the polls come to you
  • Invest in the future with year-end donation
  • Going to Canada? Secure your travel docs now
  • Emory exec to highlight healthcare innovation
  • AEC facility tours provide view of ergo practices
  • Penn State educator to lead healthcare journal
  • IISE member honored at White House ceremony
  • ISE Career Zone: How to jump-start your job search
  • IISE Training Focus: Students eager to ‘get belted’ at campus courses
  • Faces and places of IISE

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"Enlightened companies are beginning to realize that people other than the supervisor know about employee performance. In fact, a worker's peers are more likely to know how an employee performs on a job on a consistent basis."  

– Merwan B. Mehta, author of "Peer Evaluations Hit the Factory Floor" in the January issue


The best job ever 

The best job ever

Mark Wallace with UPS discusses why his job is the coolest job for an industrial engineer in this December 2014 Web exclusive.

Resurrection in Atlanta 

Resurrection in Atlanta

Members of the IISE Atlanta Chapter appear in this October 2014 video to discuss the value of a revitalizing the chapter.

Training humanitarian IEs 

Training humanitarian IEs

IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.