ISE (formerly Industrial Engineer) 2016 Editorial Calendar

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Topical Coverage

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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

 

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

August

6-29-16/
7-7-16

 

  • Supply chain/logistics 
  • Quality/Six Sigma
  • Management
  • Sustainability
  • Home delivery logistics with driverless vehicles 
  • Six Sigma for pricing custom jobs 
  • CPI at an organic produce farm 
  • IE tools glean fields for food banks

September

8-1-16/
8-9-16

 

  • Education 
  • Manufacturing
  • Health systems  
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Warehouse management
  • DMAIC for retaining STEM freshmen
  • Digital manufacturing at the kitchen table 
  • Lean daily management: Start small and get big 
  • Better NFL schedules

October

8-31-16/
9-8-16

 

INTERNATIONAL ISSUE
  • Lean 
  • Material handling
  • Ergonomics
  • Supply chain
  • Work measurement
  • Lean is a people-centric system 
  • Automation and safety in the material handling world 
  • State of ergo in ISE programs 
  • The business of moving nuts and bolts

November

10-3-16/
10-11-16

 

  • Facilities planning
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality/Six Sigma
  • Management
  • Foundry layout improvement
  • Lean and ISO in jewelry manufacturing

 December

11-2-16/
11-10-16

  • Logistics & Distribution 
  • Healthcare
  • Lean
  • Simulation
  • Book or gift guide
  • Customer experience, a big data and supply chain issue
  • Six Sigma in ICU



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