November 2012 |   Volume: 44 |   Number: 11
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Modified Toyota continuous improvement method can lead to the next frontier of innovationBy Conrad Soltero
Tried and true IE tools like work sampling should not be forgottenBy Eli Konorti
Leveraging technology for the good, the bad and the uglyBy Winnie Ip
Using descriptive statistics yields solid results with less computational burdenBy Tommy White, Sankar Sengupta and Robert P. Vantil
The real lean upside
CPI in public service
A failure of culture
Requirements are king
The November issue features a profile of the two keynote speakers at next year’s Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference; a reminder to submit entries by Nov. 30 to compete for the Ergo Cup; an opportunity for IIE members to contribute to the Guide to the Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge; a second chance for students to enter the IIE/Arena Student Simulation competition; and some final details about how to attend the Best Practices in Managing Continuous Improvement virtual conference on Nov. 16.
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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.