Upcoming Webinars

IISE webinars are FREE one-hour presentations by knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers who provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial and systems engineers and ISE-related disciplines.

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IISE will award continuing education units (CEUs) if you attend the entire webinar. Send your request to IISE customer service at cs@iise.org.

IISE members and others qualified to view designated webinars can also review the webinar archive and access past presentations.

Webinar Recordings

Retail Network Optimization at Scale

Presented by the LSC Division
June 29, 4 - 5 p.m. EDT
Presenter: Amitabh Sinha from the Modeling and Optimization group at Amazon. 

Omnichannel retail networks present optimization challenges that are orders of magnitude more complex than pre-Internet retail because the actions within the retailer's scope (such as where to fulfill each order from) have large decision spaces but must be done efficiently given the pressure from customers and competitors on cost, speed and selection. One approach to such challenges is to decompose the decision space into large components and build mechanisms to coordinate those components towards a goal of being jointly optimal. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of some of the decision space decompositions in Amazon's network, along with a more detailed look into one specific decomposition.

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Mindfulness in Healthcare

Presented by the SHS Education Committee
July 7, 11:30 am - 12:30 p.m. EDT
Presenter: Beth Guyton, CPHQ, founder and president, Interactive Quality LLC

Beth will discuss how present moment awareness enhances wellbeing and organizational performance. She will cover the topics of: Identifying the three symptoms of burnout, Defining resiliency, Describing how clinician burnout affects patient safety, List two categories of personal resource to enhance individual resiliency, Describe a leader's role in fostering resiliency among staff members.

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The Art and Science of Creating “AHA” Moments with Your Analytics Deliverables

July 8, 11 - 12 p.m. EDT
Presenters: Jared Frederici and Peter Murphy, The Poirier Group; Matheus Scuta, Ford; Alexander Monahan, Intel; Bill Hathaway, Moresteam; and Scott Sink, Virginia Tech

Join us as we continue our series of developmental sessions focused on Operational Analytics.

We are going to weave in learnings from, as example, these two "works" AND with our own knowledge and experiences to help you understand how to ensure that data and facts are portrayed in a way that ‘provokes timely decisions and actions’ aimed at improving system and process improvement.

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