May 2013 |   Volume: 45 |   Number: 5
The member magazine of the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Local businesses helped immerse teachers in real-world experiences By Clifton B. Vann IV
10 ways to analyze the changing paradigm of where you should manufacture what By Terence T. Burton
Lean integrates with evidence-based design for healthier patients and improved ROIBy Lukasz M. Mazur, John McCreery, Mark Vaughan and Chad Lefteris
Simulation makes static tool dynamic, increasing its usefulness By Mohamed A. Shararah
Tough to sustain
Coming back home
Social media, a tool to use in healthcare
What happens when you don’t trust the data?
Modeling the STEM ecosystem
The May issue includes some of the daily highlights attendees can expect to find at this month's IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2013 in San Juan, Puerto Rico; a review of the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2013 as well as the 25th anniversary celebration for the Society for Health Systems; instructions on how members can nominate colleagues or themselves for one of IIE's open leadership positions; and a link to photos and videos taken at several of IIE's university regional conferences.
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"Alibaba soon will either be your biggest competitor or your biggest ally. It’s up to you to decide."
– James Tompkins, from his Supply Chain column in the October issue
Training humanitarian IEs
IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.