By Katie Farley, MasterControl
As digital initiatives in medical device and diagnostic manufacturing continue to advance, medtech companies face a significant technology talent shortage that is expected to get more severe as technologies and their associated skills become more advanced. What’s becoming clear is that attracting and retaining top talent is increasingly difficult in manufacturing environments dominated by paper.
On average, 45% of frontline manufacturing workers across all age groups say the opportunity to work in a more modern, digital environment would be part of their decision to leave their current employer, according to research from workforce software developer Parsable.
Digital technology is an expectation of today’s workers, who are familiar and comfortable with personal technologies like smartphones and tablets and immediate access to digi…