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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Artificial Intelligence and the future skills-gap

Artificial Intelligence has the potential to create new jobs, but firms remain concerned about filling these vacancies.
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Costain expanding into new tech centre

Technology based construction and engineering company, Costain, is expanding its technology centre with a move to new accommodation on the Weston Gateway Business Park near Worle, North Somerset.
London AI growth outpacing European rivals

London AI growth outpacing European rivals

London's strong tech sector and innovation pipelines have made it the AI capital of Europe, boasting double the number of AI companies compared to nearest rivals Paris and Berlin combined.

Latest Technology Features

Kieran Earley speaking at the Relocate Festival of Global Mobility

Building the workforce of the future

The afternoon of Relocate’s Festival of Global Mobility Thinking welcomed an interactive afternoon panel, which discussed mobility’s widening role and responsibility in developing and enabling future talent for the sector.

Mobility

Kieran Earley speaking at the Relocate Festival of Global Mobility

Building the workforce of the future

The afternoon of Relocate’s Festival of Global Mobility Thinking welcomed an interactive afternoon panel, which discussed mobility’s widening role and responsibility in developing and enabling future talent for the sector.
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How the digital revolution will affect the future workforce

As social media technology continues to develop rapidly, how can businesses respond to ensure younger employees feel engaged while on overseas assignments?
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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?

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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Employee engagement in the third phase of digital

In the face of digital transformation, the role of HR and mobility teams has never been so crucial. We spoke to digital expert Steven Van Belleghem about the evolution of customer experience in a high-speed digital world.
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Skills shortages continue to bedevil AI introduction

A shortage of relevant technological skill is hampering the expansion of AI in the workplace, suggests new research. The poll also found that many do not feel AI threatens their jobs.
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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.

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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