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ISE (formerly Industrial Engineer) 2016 Editorial Calendar

NOTE: Editorial content is subject to change without notice.

View the 2017 editorial calendar here.

Issue

 

Ad close/
Materials due

 

Marketing Opportunities

 

Topical Coverage

 

Features

 

January

12-2-15/
12-10-15

 

  • Engineers who make a difference 
  • Quality/Six Sigma
  • Management
  • Education
  • Maintenance
 
  • The age of sail returns; gang rehabilitation via manufacturing
  • Designing for VSMs
  • Manpower needs in process industries
  • A 3-D curriculum
  • Old aircraft needs new maintenance
 

February

1-4-16/
1-12-16

Bonus distribution:
Healthcare Systems
Process Improvement
Conference

  • Health systems 
  • Strategic planning
  • Management
  • Warehousing
 
  • Theory of constraints in healthcare
  • Managing SKU-driven complexity
  • Becoming a complete project manager
  • Best practices for warehousing
 

March

2-3-16/
2-11-16

Bonus distribution: Applied
Ergonomics Conference

  • Ergonomics 
  • Supply chain/logistics
  • Quality/Six Sigma
  • Work measurement
 
  • Ergo metrics for your organization
  • Deploying capability to warfighters
  • Affordability's triple aim
  • Goal-setting and feedback
 

April

2-29-16/
3-8-16

 

Special big data issue
  • Strategic planning 
  • Information technology
  • Maintenance
  • Education
 
  • Big data and IoT for new business strategies 
  • Big data text mining for better design 
  • Big data for maintenance operations 
  • Teaching big data
 

May

4-4-16/
4-12-16

Bonus distribution:
IIE Annual Conference
and Expo

  • Supply chain/logistics 
  • Professional development
  • Health systems
  • Management
 
  • The effects of a wider Panama Canal  
  • ISEs can transform the future
  • Optimizing hospital services 
  • Mercedes-Benz, service and delighted customers  
 

June

5-2-16/
5-10-16

 

  • Manufacturing 
  • Management
  • Quality/Six Sigma
  • Maintenance 
 
  • Driverless trucks and industry
  • The mentality of management models
  • Set-based design for cars and manufacturing
  • The red queen effect at an Air Force base 
 

July

5-30-16/
6-7-16

 


  • Human factors and safety 
  • Material handling
  • Manufacturing 
  • Lean
 
  • Ergo moneyball 
  • Innovation in material handling 
  • Virtual reality and manufacturing 
  • The five P's of process excellence 
 

August

6-29-16/
7-7-16

 


  • Sustainability 
  • Supply chain/logistics 
  • Professional development
  • Quality/Six Sigma
 
  • IE tools glean fields for food banks
  • Home delivery logistics with driverless vehicles 
  • On writing better documentation 
  • Six Sigma for pricing custom jobs  
 

September

8-1-16/
8-9-16

 

  • Education 
  • Health systems
  • Human factors
  • IT
  • Manufacturing 
 

  • DMAIC for retaining STEM freshmen
  • Lean daily management: Start small and get big 
  • Getting employees to speak up 
  • Cyber security in software management
  • Digital manufacturing at the kitchen table 
 

October

8-31-16/
9-8-16

 


  • Lean 
  • Ergonomics
  • Lean
  • Material handling
  • Facilities planning
 

  • Lean is a people-centric system 
  • State of ergo in ISE programs 
  • Lean and ISO shine together in jewelry industry 
  • Automation and safety help move things around
  • A good facility layout can pay out for your organization
 

November

10-3-16/
10-11-16

 

INTERNATIONAL ISSUE
  • Management 
  • Education
  • IT
  • Logistics and distribution
 
  • Business modeling can eviate poverty in the developing world
  • Simulation helps teach project management in Israel
  • In Germany and Sweden, IT should work for your customers, not just you
  • The business of making nuts and bolts a utility
 

 December 

11-2-16/
11-10-16 

 


  • Supply chain 
  • Simulation
  • Lean
  • Book or gift guide
  • Management 
 
  • Supply chain trends for the future
  • Monte Carlo works at Amway
  • Optimizing industrial wireless networks
  • Your best reads for the holidays
  • Peer evaluations on the factory floor
 
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