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Presidents' Message | Being A Champion

Dear SEMS Members,

The excitement and inspiration of the 2016 Rio Olympics has got me thinking about what it takes to be a champion. According to sports psychologist, Dr. Jerry Lynch (www.wayofchampions.com), a champion has the following characteristics:

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International perspective | Interoperability and its impacts on the public domain

Interoperability can be described as the ability of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) systems – and the business processes they support – to exchange data, enable the sharing of information and knowledge, and use these data. Interoperability takes into account dimensions such as concerns, barriers, degrees of maturity and types of assessment. When put together and analyzed, this set of views and perspectives can help increase the level and quality of collaboration, interaction and transactions between organizations (public or private) and between areas (or agencies, in the case of the public sector) inside the same organization.

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WEBINAR: Up the ladder: Transitioning from a Technical to a Managerial Role

2 p.m. EST Tuesday, Oct. 4 

Many engineers, as they progress in their careers, will ultimately switch from a technical role in a company to a position in management. However, this transition may seem quite daunting. How does one's technical preparation relate to management? How can one learn the skills needed to be a successful manager? Is there anything that can be done before being promoted to management to prepare? All these questions and more will be addressed by a distinguished group of panelists that has been through this transition. Currently representing OhioHealth, Medtronic and Harley-Davidson, the panelists will share their experiences and advice on how to navigate this important career shift.

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Lend a helping hand | Call for volunteers

If you are interested in volunteering for the SEMS and its initiatives, contact Charlene Yauch, SEMS president, or Daren Maynard, newsletter editor.


INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE / SEMS NEWSLETTER

Industrial Management - July/August 2016   

July/August 2016

Industrial Management is the member publication of the Society for Engineering & Management Systems. The July/August 2016 issue features articles about the benefits of regular brainstorming sessions, considerations to explore before adopting 3-D printing technology, how to make resistance work for you in the midst of organizational change, careful measures of growth born out of lessons from the Great Recession and strategic inventory management through analytics. In SEMS Says, SEMS President Charlene Yauch recaps the IIE Annual Conference and Expo and shows how acting Goofy can be an organizational boost.

SEMS Newsletter

The May 2016 issue of the SEMS Newsletter features articles about IISE upcoming Annual Conference and Expo and Innovations for the Production of Tomorrow. Don't forget to complete the SEMS Membership Survey.  

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  Introduction to Engineering Analytics
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  From Engineer to Manager
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JUN
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  Financial Management for Engineers
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MAR
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  Project Management Fundamentals
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