Scaling the levels of relocation technology

By Frank Patitucci
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/25/2001

The impact of the Internet on relocation will be profound — mainly because it moves technology from the backroom to the front porch.

For the most part, technology applications in relocation have concentrated on backroom activities such as tracking home purchases, monitoring operations and recording expense reports.

The real change in relocation dynamics will occur when Internet technology fully empowers the transferring employee — when the employee becomes directly involved with the corporate employer and all service providers through the Internet.