July 2014 |   Volume: 46 |   Number: 7
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
3-D portfolio management model can provide the spark for organizational growthBy John Cogliandro
Just like in the past, today’s industrial and systems engineers must ask and observe to find the right informationBy D. Scott Sink
Electric violinist brings IE skills to her music careerBy David Brandt
Tool designed to help corrections department classify inmatesBy Dan Li, Louis J. Plebani, Tamás Terlaky, George R. Wilson and Kristofer B. Bucklen
The team formation blues
The incredible shrinking workforce
IEs hold the keys to effective design
The culture of your supply chain
The July issue includes a list of winners recognized at the IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2014 last month; an member's tie between her career and IIE; details about the First International Conference on Industrial, Systems and Manufacturing Engineering; plans for speaker presentations for the online virtual conference, Best Practices in Preparing Healthcare Organizations for the Future; early details about this fall's Engineering Lean and Six Sigma Conference; and honors for IIE chapters and chapter newsletters.
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"Alibaba soon will either be your biggest competitor or your biggest ally. It’s up to you to decide."
– James Tompkins, from his Supply Chain column in the October issue
Training humanitarian IEs
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.