Hugely successful firms like Apple, Facebook and Google have brought user experience design (UX) into the mainstream. They invest heavily in UX because it has proven to bring huge benefits in two key areas.
In yet another good news story, Morgan McKinley have recently agreed an exclusive partnership with a US owned pharmaceutical company moving to Ireland for the first time later this year. The company are one of the world’s top ten generics manufacturers and will be moving in to an existing but dormant facility in Munster.
Out of almost 118,000 people working in STEM disciplines in Ireland, just a quarter are women. In Europe less than 7% of tech positions are filled by women and in the US 56% of women in technology leave their employers mid-career (double the turnover rate of men). Stark stats.So what can be done to stem the outflow and attract the next generation