All posts tagged “industrial engineers

The Costs of Scope Creep

Scope creep is defined as the gradual creep in scope of a project. Scope creep can be a natural evolution or progression. For example, the March of Dimes moved from a cure for polio after polio vaccine to a general prevention of birth defects. Scope… Read More

Black Swan Events in IT

By Tamara Wilhite An IE in IT Black Swan events are very rare events and surprising events that have drastic effects, changing the course of an organization. Yet black swan events are also potentially reasonable to hypothesize. For example, white swans were known and thus… Read More

Ergonomics and processes

By Camille Major, MS, MBA, CPE Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank and Ernestine Gilbreth Jr. is a well-loved story about the Gilbreth family and their 12 children. We all know the story of how the Gilbreths examined their lives to find ways to improve their activities to flow… Read More