April 2012 |   Volume: 44 |   Number: 4
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Take lessons from the NFL to keep process improvement from dyingBy Satya S. Chakravorty and Richard M. Franza
University-corporate collaboration develops tool that helped reduce tire product complexity at GoodyearBy Nihal Orfi, Asli Sahin-Sariisik and Janis Terpenny
Maintaining machines should include safety training for their “brains”By Don Fitchett
CDC shortchanges true life expectancy in the United StatesBy Hoang Pham
The cloud has arrived
Patient-centered care, take one
Supply chain in the C-suite
The April issue features comments by the new president-elect of IIE; details about open positions on the IIE Board of Trustees; a review of the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2012; an interview with IIE Annual Conference speaker Russell Barton; a call for papers from the new IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering; and an opening for editor-in-chief of IIE Transactions.
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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.