“A 2018 study by The Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte shows that while 4.6 million manufacturing jobs will come online over the next 10 years, 2.4 million of them will remain unfilled because of the skills gap.” A different take on the issue of attracting and retaining skilled workers. Lawrence Whittle, CEO of Parsable looks at ways manufacturers can invest in technology for employees with STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) backgrounds. He suggests that digital, mobile-first tools are the way forward to promote greater productivity with consistent results for a generation that is well versed in instant communication. He makes a good point. Read the full article here.