The DMAIC path to success - Six Sigma principles improve production

A study to improve shipping time uses DMAIC and value stream maps to end delays, trim workforce expenses. Read more in the June issue of ISE.


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    “There is a long way to go, with the potential for AI to diagnose diseases, drive our cars and revolutionise how we produce our food.”

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    Daryl Brown discusses the future of power generation and reflects on recent power grid events as exec team member with Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO).

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    “Consumer mindsets around the need for ‘right now’ will fuel drones low weight delivery needs. … Middle-mile delivery from the airport to a nearby warehouse or small regional delivery (truck or another aircraft) could be the new normal.”

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  • Cooling without air conditioning?

    Yi Zheng, Northeastern University, Boston, creates cooling paper. “The starting point is to reduce the use of carbon-based materials and also to reduce global warming.”

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IISE Honors & Awards recognizes top ISEs

IISE President Bopaya Bidanda hosted this year’s virtual version of the always-anticipated IISE Annual Honors & Awards Presentation in May. Hear from the best of your profession in 2021, the top industrial and systems engineers in the world and learn about their accomplishments. Click here to learn more in the June issue of ISE magazine online.

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Systems world view. Productivity. Efficiency. These are words that describe the distinctive attributes of industrial engineering, and IISE is the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering. ISEs figure out a better way to do things and work in a wide array of professional areas, including management, manufacturing, logistics, health systems, retail, service and ergonomics. They influence policy and implementation issues regarding topics such as sustainability, innovation and Six Sigma. And like the profession, ISEs are rooted in the sciences of engineering, the analysis of systems, and the management of people. Join today! 

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ISE Magazine - June 2021

ISE is an award-winning monthly member magazine. Quick-reads and in-depth features will help enhance your career and improve an organization's performance.