October 2010 |   Volume: 42 |   Number: 10
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Making modular homebuilding lean and safeBy Laura Ikuma and Isabelina Nahmens
Research shows multitouch navigation in robotics works better on the groundBy Richard T. Stone
Using unilateral tolerances will improve your manufactured productsBy Merwan Mehta
Three examples from Boeing, NASA and Turner Construction on using partnerships and contingency plansBy Dan Carrison
Don't let unneeded complexity get in the way of process improvementBy Satya S. Chakravorty
Don't measure me!
The budgeting process
Team engagement improves customer service
The October 2010 issue features nomination guidelines IIE scholarships and awards, National Engineers Week's New Faces of Engineering, and the NCEES Engineering Award; a re-cap of the National Capital chapter's work with the 2010 National Boy Scout Jamboree in Virginia; and tributes to the late IE educator Henry Wadsworth Jr. and the late IIE volunteer leader Kenneth Leung
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"The fact is that every situation is not really that unique, and believing so only adds to unnecessary complexity."
– Sidhartha S. Padhi and Kamil J. Mizgier, from their feature in the December issue, "The KISS of better models"
Mark Wallace with UPS discusses why his job is the coolest job for an industrial engineer in this December 2014 Web exclusive.
Members of the IIE Atlanta Chapter appear in this October 2014 video to discuss the value of a revitalizing the chapter.
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.