Technology

In today’s world, technology is integral to every part of our lives. Global businesses seeking a competitive edge are using cutting-edge technologies to modernise systems, increase efficiencies, improve the customer experience, and add value for clients. Read more

It’s not surprising, therefore, that a variety of high-quality technology solutions are emerging to support the global mobility sector. These include: software to help companies to manage and deliver their mobility programmes and track their employees to ensure compliance with immigration, tax and social security regulations; devices and apps that help to control the cost of managing international assignments; and solutions for global mobility training and communication, recruitment and talent management.

The growing range of technologies designed to make life easier for relocating employees and their families includes solutions for cross-cultural support, security tracking, health monitoring and advice, area orientation, and property tours.

This section keeps you up to date with the latest technology developments for global mobility, HR, international assignees, and relocating staff, in the UK and around the world. It also covers such hot topics as trends, up-and-coming locations for technology companies, relocation in the technology sector, mergers and acquisitions, and more.

For detailed coverage of specific topics, see our Immigration, Corporate Finance, International Assignments, Talent Management, Mobility Industry, Culture & Language, Global Health and Wellness, Residential Property, and Partner & Family Support sections. For details of organisations in the global mobility industry that provide international assignment and relocation services, see our Directory. To have the latest information delivered straight to your inbox, subscribing to our newsletters and other publications.

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Latest Technology News

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UK manufacturing most vulnerable to cyber-crime

Cyber-crime poses a significant threat to British manufacturers’ as a result of weak investment in protection against cyber-attacks, suggests new research.
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Free wifi puts Birmingham among UK’s most connected cities

A new survey of UK wifi hotspots sees England’s first and second cities live up to their reputations as tech hubs – and offers advice to business travellers on free public wifi safely.
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Portugal leads way for women in tech: New study

Analysis from online recruitment platform, Honeypot, finds eight countries are beating the odds to offer more equitable pay for women working in IT. But female representation remains below 30%.

Latest Technology Features

Steven Van Belleghem, customer management expert and author of Customers the Day After Tomorrow

What can data analytics do for the global mobility sector?

In a 2017 Deloitte Global Workforce Trends report, 53 per cent of companies reported aligning mobility with talent strategy as a chief challenge. Could data analytics be the solution?

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Steven Van Belleghem, customer management expert and author of Customers the Day After Tomorrow

What can data analytics do for the global mobility sector?

In a 2017 Deloitte Global Workforce Trends report, 53 per cent of companies reported aligning mobility with talent strategy as a chief challenge. Could data analytics be the solution?
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Can Birmingham compete with London on tech talent attraction?

Innovation and urban migration helped Birmingham build its reputation as workshop of the world in the first Industrial Revolution. In today’s Digital Revolution, these trends appear to be on repeat.
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Co-founder of MOVE Guides discusses Polaris acquisition

The co-founder of the relocation management company, MOVE Guides talks about what the acquisition of Polaris Global means for the company and why it came about.

Digital Natives

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Six megatrends changing the global workplace

A large international study of CEOs and HR managers identifies the key issues occupying business leaders' agendas. People strategies and talent shortages are their number one concern.
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Mercer study outlines people strategies for the digital age

Disruptive demographic, technological and geopolitical trends demand organisations embrace new approaches to workplace environments if they are to thrive, suggests a new report.
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Apprentices struggle to find time to study, says Open University

New research from The Open University launched at the CIPD Learning and Development Show finds employers could do more to support apprentices and gain from the process.

Software Developments

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How do businesses in India perceive AI?

A report by PWC India found that businesses in India believe artificial intelligence (AI) will help boost productivity and growth over the coming years.
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How is HR assessment being influenced by technology?

Technology is continuing to influence many sectors and HR is no exception, but how can new technologies assist in the assessment of individuals in large organisations?
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CBI sets out businesses’ tech priorities

Previously fringe technologies such as AI are marching into the mainstream. The CBI has encouraged UK businesses and the government to lead the way on adopting new tech and boosting productivity.

Relocate Awards Technology Showcase

Relocate Awards 2018: showcasing innovation and creativity

Relocate Awards 2018: showcasing innovation and creativity

As the ultimate recognition for HR and relocation professionals, the Relocate Awards are a global brand. Join us for the gala dinner at Shakespeare’s Globe and an exciting event celebrating business and mobility.
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Joint winner: Technological Innovation 2017 – MoveAssist

MoveAssist, a specialist developer of mobility and moving services software, was joint winner of Relocate’s 2017 technology award with MAIA, the first intelligent chatbot for the global mobility sector.
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Joint winner: Technological Innovation 2017 – PwC

Joint winner of this year’s Relocate Award for Technological Innovation, PwC’s myMobility app was applauded by the judges for delivering “all-encompassing technology for the first time on an app”.
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