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    Musical Thoughts on COVID-19

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    As have many of us over the past weeks, I've made several observations, drawn a few inferences, and formed an opinion or two about how our society and its various sociotechnical systems have responded to COVID-19. From a systemic perspective, this pandemic ...

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    University of Pittsburgh professor Bopaya Bidanda has been an active IISE member for years as well as a respected educator, researcher and author. In the May issue of ISE , he discusses the Institute’s future growth and how education can pave the ...

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    Response to the coronavirus pandemic is multifaceted in the ISE world, with numerous business and personal angles to consider as we slowly return to our regular schedules. Columnists Paul Engle on performance and Ricardo Valerdi on systems engineering ...

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    Being a leader, managing a team, and driving results are challenging tasks on their own. To increase the complexity, now we need to do the same in a virtual workplace. In this virtual dialogue, we will discuss topics like: - How to stay connected with ...

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Recent Blogs

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    This article originally appeared in my column with Liberty Island Magazine . Have you ever used a self-serve kiosk? Perhaps you checked out with your groceries to save time. Or you waved your RFID pass to roll on into the carwash without waiting in line to get change for a $10 bill. In either case, technology has enabled self-service, a fancy term for “you do the work.” No matter what you may call it, the term “ shadow work ” coined by Craig Lambert applies. Shadow work is worked pushed from ...

  • Posted in: Crisis Resource Community

    Do you remember when you were a kid and you wanted your first bike? You probably saw it everywhere you went, and it seemed like every kid had it except you? And it was all you could think about. We may have matured a bit since then but it’s the same with anything we place in priority in our minds today, the focus and attention to the thought causes it to expand.   This expansion effect can be in our favor or serve to our disadvantage.   One area this it proven true over and over again ...

  • Posted in: Data Analytics & Information Systems

    Our supply chain plays a critical role in our community, organization and as individuals. Today, with the COVID 19 pandemic the vulnerability of our supply chain is tested once again and serves as a reminder that change is inevitable and the ability to adapt our systems to deal with disease, famine, terrorism, war, natural disasters, and other externalities can be disastrous if allowed to continue and go unchecked. With large complex supply chains and immediate response time requirements, our ability ...

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  • CONGRATS - IISE 2020 Award Winners

    IISE has released the names of its annual award winners who are being honored for their achievements in leadership, teaching, research, service or academic pursuit. Key IISE award winners include Deborah Nightingale, University of Central Florida/Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who is the 2020 recipient of the coveted Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award – the highest and most esteemed honor IISE bestows.
  • OR Division Election Reminder

    Reminder: VOTE needed! Operations Research Division       The election will close on May 18, 2020, at 5:00 PM Eastern time.  The Operations Research Division is currently conducting the 2020 elections. The ballot contains nominees for president-elect and two board members.  You will need your IISE number to complete this form. If you're not sure what your member number is, we can email it to you. Please participate in electing the individuals who will represent you during the upcoming ...
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    Who can help you promote your online master’s or distance learning program, product or service? Who can help you find that right recruitment mix on IISE’s platforms – print media & digital? Answer: Trent Sexton. Contact IISE's Director of Advertising and Multimedia Sponsorship Sales at (770) 349-1100, or at tsexton@iise.org.


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