Skills shortage in agritech sector holding back IoT innovation (Inmarsat)

Inmarsat-Agritech

The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased productivity in the agricultural sector is at risk, as agritech businesses must urgently upskill current employees and embark on recruitment drives to ensure they have the capabilities to deliver the technology. According to independent research commissioned by Inmarsat, while the vast majority of agritech companies are moving towards IoT, a significant proportion lack the staff and skills needed to take advantage of the technology. Market research specialist Vanson Bourne interviewed respondents from 100 large agritech businesses…

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